2019 MENTAL HEALTH DAY PRESS STATEMENT

2019 MENTAL HEALTH DAY PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Recognising Legal Capacity – key to Suicide Prevention 10th October, 2019 LUSAKA -Disability rights advocacy organisations, The Mental Health Users of Zambia (MHUNZA) and Disability Rights Watch (DRW) join global observance

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND SOCIAL SERVICES ON THE MENTAL HEALTH BILL, N.A.B. NO. 1 OF 2019 FOR THE THIRD SESSION OF THE TWELFTH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY.

The report from the Committee on health, community development and social services highlights the concerns raised by key stakeholders on mental health. It also highlights the observations and recommendations made by the committee. Different stakeholders appeared before the committee and

Mental Health Act No. 6 of 2019

An Act to provide for the promotion and protection of the rights of persons with mental illness, mental disorder, mental impairment or mental disability; to establish the National Mental Health Council and provide for its functions; provide for mental health