World Mental Health Day. National Preventive Mechanism participates in conference on mental health and human rights
The Ombudsman was represented by the Coordinator of the National Preventive Mechanism (NPM) Miguel Feldmann, at the conference marking World Mental Health Day (10th October), organised by the National Coordination of Mental Health Policies and the National Health Service (Ministry of Health) in partnership with the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.
Miguel Feldmann has taken part as a speaker in the conference on “Mental health is a universal right”, with a presentation on the importance of mental health as a human right, in the context of protecting people deprived of their liberty, in particular the unimputable and young offenders with mental illness.
You can find out more about the conference here.