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Mental Health Law

Guide to assist with Mental Health legal research

National Organizations

ABA Commission on Disability Rights 

The Commission furthers the ABA's commitment to justice and the rule of law for people with mental, physical, and sensory disabilities, and to promote their full and equal participation in the legal profession.

Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law

A national legal-advocacy organization representing people with mental disabilities in the US.

Bring Change To Mind

Via multimedia campaigns, storytelling movements, and youth programs, BC2M works to end the stigma and discrimination surrounding mental illness.

Institute of Law, Psychiatry and Public Policy 

An interdisciplinary program in mental health law, forensic psychiatry, forensic psychology, forensic neuropsychology and forensic social work at the University of Virginia.

Treatment Advocacy Center

A nonprofit organization dedicated to eliminating barriers to the timely and effective treatment of severe mental illness, and promoting the core values of treatment, policy, families, passion, and independence.