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Mental health law resources

Books
Canadian
o   Arboleda-Florez & Copithorne, Mental Heath Law and Practice (Toronto: Carswell, looseleaf)
o   Bay & Bloom, Practical Guide to Mental Health, Capacity and Consent Law of Ontario (Toronto: Carswell, 1996)
o   Bloom & Schneider, Mental disorder and the law: a primer for legal and mental health professionals (Toronto: Irwin Law, 2006)
o   Gray et al., Canadian Mental Heath Law and Policy, 2nd ed. (Markham: LexisNexis Canada, 2008)
o   Robertson, Mental Disability and the law in Canada, 2nd ed. (Toronto: Carswell, 1994)
o   Schneider, Bloom & Heerema, Mental health courts: decriminalizing the mentally ill (Toronto: Irwin Law, 2007)
o   Schneider, R., Annotated Ontario Mental Health Statutes, 4th ed. (Toronto: Irwin Law, 2007)
o   Shaw, Middleton & Cohen, Understanding Treatment Without Consent: An Analysis of the Work of the Mental Health Act Commission (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2007)
 
Other Countries
o   Bartlett et al., Mental disability and the European Convention on Human Rights (Leiden: Martinus Nijhoff, 2007)
o   Zwaan, K,, UNHCR and the European Asylum Law (Nijmegen: Wolf Legal Publishers, 2005)
 
Websites
General
Canadian Bar Association: Hospitalizing a mentally ill person
 
Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA)
 
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)
 
British Columbia
British Columbia. Mental Health Services. Guide to the Mental Health Act
 
Canadian Mental Health Association.  
 
ARA Mental Health Action Research & Advocacy Association of Greater Vancouver
 
Kettle Friendship Society
 
Mental Patients' Association (Vancouver)
 
Mental Health, Law, & Policy Institute (Simon Fraser University)
 
University of British Columbia Legal Aid Manual: Mental Health Law - LSLAP Chapter 14
 
Ontario
Psychiatric Patient Advocacy Office (PPAO) (Ontario)
 
Psychiatric Patient Advocate Office