Some questions about us (2019) Mark Titchner. Located around the perimeter of the Bethlem Hospital. Photography by Daniel Regan.
Commissioned by Bethlem Gallery. See below for more details.

Mental Health and Justice brings together a unique collaboration to address two fundamental duties: the duty to protect people in contexts where they can be vulnerable, and the duty to respect their agency and autonomy.

As law in this area commits to human rights and as the international dimension presses, sharp new challenges have arisen and now is the time to take up the collaborative challenge.

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supported by the Wellcome Trust

Mental Health & Justice comprises 6 inter-related research strands involving clinical experts, lawyers, philosophers, neuro-scientists, social scientists and service-users.

The 6 Work Streams

1. Enabling legal capacity through decision making support
2. Support and independence within the community
3. Supporting Advance Directives
4. Decision-making and Insight
5. Decision-making and metacognition
6. Contested Assessment

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Upcoming Events

2017 Annual Sowerby Lecture
9 November 2017
Gareth Owen
Mental Health and Justice: Classical and Romantic perspectives

Psychiatry has long attracted interpretations from cool, detached perspectives valuing objectivity (Kraepelin, Freud, Beck) to hotter, embodied perspectives valuing subjectivity (Reil, Laing, Foucault)...

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Partners

Bethlem Gallery is funded by Wellcome to provide public engagement for research into mental health and justice. The public programme influences, and is influenced by, the Mental Health & Justice research team.
Commissioned artists bring people together across these multi-disciplinary strands and across the delineations of service user, clinician, patient, public, artist and researcher to encourage conversations and learning through art practices

For more info, please refer to Bethlem Gallery

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Bipolar UK