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Services , 29:2 (1999), 295–352. 12 Pavee Point Traveller and Roma Centre,  Submission to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on the Future of Mental Health Care  (Dublin: Pavee Point Traveller and Roma Centre, 2017). 13 Traveller Health Unit Eastern Region, Use of Hospital Facilities by the Traveller Community – Summary Report (Dublin: Traveller Health Unit Eastern Region, 2004). 14 Commission on Itinerancy, Report of the Commission on Itinerancy (Dublin: The Stationery Office, 1963), p. 11

in Immigrants as outsiders in the two Irelands
Treatment, punishment, or preventive confinement?

discrimination (equality), and access to high quality mental health services (entitlement).4 These principles are enshrined in international law in treaties and declarations that directly apply to the rights of persons with mental illness. In 1991, the United Nations adopted Principles for the Protection of Persons with Mental Illness and for the Improvement of Mental Health Care (the MI Principles).5 The MI Principles include a preference for community care; the right to the least restrictive environment; clear standards and natural justice for compulsory admission; legal

in Incarceration and human rights
Science shops and policy development

questions (such as, for example, the issue of local air quality) were the key elements of this EC call. The call was widely publicized by the network and a total of twenty-seven eligible applications were received, indicating the strength and diversity of the science shop movement, with four projects eventually being funded. These dealt with health effects of noise from wind turbines; cycling and air pollution; optimizing public transport for the elderly; and mental health care for immigrant communities. Even where these applications were unsuccessful, productive networks

in Knowledge, democracy and action

asylum determination procedure and beyond, there is evidence that woman are not receiving the level of care that is necessary. In 2004, the government released a five-year plan, Delivering Race Equality in Mental Health Care. This plan mentions refugees and asylum seekers only very briefly. In November 2000, the DoH had published an information booklet for NHS staff dealing with asylum seekers and refugees, entitled Meeting the Health Needs of Refugees and Asylum Seekers in the UK:An Information and Resource Pack for Health Workers (Burnett and Fassil 2000).The booklet

in Refugee women in Britain and France

in her cure both inside and, increasingly, outside clinical and hospital settings was pushed by British psychiatrists, psychotherapists, and other reformers from the 1960s. Empowering the patient Since the 1990s, a number of medical practitioners and others involved in mental health care have written on recovery. In this vast literature, we often encounter a distinction between ‘recovery’ and ‘rehabilitation’. Recovery is usually defined as an approach by which people suffering from mental illness are offered various empowerment techniques in order to better cope

in The politics of health promotion

instruments acted as a yardstick to measure progress. The amount of financial assistance and technical expertise deployed for each human rights area concerned depended on the severity of the rights violations and, above all, on the political weight and visibility acquired by the respective policy sector. Social rights The broad spectrum of social issues was at the heart of the EU human rights conditionality as applied in Romania. Amongst the social policy sectors addressed by the EU, the situation of the people with disabilities in residential care and the mental health

in Children’s rights, Eastern enlargement and the EU human rights regime
Praxis, protest and performance

beyond the book itself. As the last chapter showed, the antipsychiatry movement was a form of immediate self-defence for gay men and lesbians and a way in which to challenge the whole structure around models of behaviour. The Front had participants who had been both providers and clients of mental health care provision. The Front’s Anti-Psychiatry Workshop aimed its campaigns at the heart of the professional world of the established medical elite. GLFers spoke at a radical psychiatry event, the Politics of Psychology conference Gay liberation 1969–73 75 at the

in Gay men and the Left in post-war Britain

be exploited. Unlike CADA, the CPH which accommodate those with refugee status are not legally tasked with a medico-legal function. However, a number of them help occupants who require medical attention. For instance, the CPH run by the Forum Réfugiés in Lyon collaborates with hospitals, GPs and mother and baby protection teams in the Lyon region. It also runs mental health clinics, on its premises, offering CPH occupants a diagnostic and referral service (ibid.). Apart from medical services available in many CADA and some CPH, mental health care within the state

in Refugee women in Britain and France