Inform about steps taken to implement Mental Healthcare Act: HC to state govt

Bombay High Court directed the Maharashtra government to inform it about the decisions taken by the State Mental Health Authority. The bench said that it would be necessary to ascertain the decisions of the authority before passing any orders in the PIL seeking implementation of the Mental Healthcare Act, 2017. The PIL, filed by psychiatrist Dr Harish Shetty, highlighted the plight of patients admitted in institutions.
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4 days ago

Shraddha Walkar killing might up mental health cases: Experts

Relentless exposure to gory details of the crime not only adversely impacts her near and dear ones but also those closely following the case, say experts. Dr Harish Shetty, consulting psychiatrist at H L Hiranandani Hospital, Powai, said many mothers are experiencing nightmares as well as girls who are in love.
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4 days ago

Mental health authority to start functioning from September 5: Maharashtra government to HC

Bombay High Court was hearing a PIL seeking implementation of the Mental Healthcare Act, 2017, and investigation into mental healthcare institutions that do not regularly assess the condition of patients to ascertain if they can be discharged. The PIL, filed by psychiatrist Dr Harish Shetty, highlighted the plight of patients admitted in institutions.
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3 months ago