The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill directory of legal organizations to assist mental health consumers, family members, and advocates.
Collection of landmark Supreme Court cases affecting those with psychiatric diagnoses, published on the Web Site of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. The rest of this site also offers useful information.
Article found on the Psych Rights Law Project for Psychiatric Rights. It details the laws surrounding issues like involuntary commitment, forced medication, and links to other references.
"The Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law is a nonprofit organization devoted to improving the lives of people with mental illnesses through changes in policy and law."
They are an excellent resource for information on laws affecting mental health consumers on issues like housing, advance directives, education, criminal justice, past and present court cases, and more.
A detailed guide to several laws affecting the lives of individuals with disabilities, including psychiatric disabilities. It includes the Americans with Disabilities Act, Telecommunications Act, Fair Housing Act, Rehabilitation Act, and others.
The Law Project for Psychiatric Rights: The Law Project for Psychiatric Rights (PsychRights) is a non-profit, tax exempt 501(c)(3) public interest law firm whose mission is to mount a strategic legal campaign against forced psychiatric drugging and electroshock in the United States.