Access to the legal system for women with mental health issues (2010)

Throughout 2009-10 WCHM undertook research to document the experiences of women living with mental health issues accessing the legal system. The research was conducted via interviews with women in the ACT and then documented in a final research report Out of Reach—Women living with mental health issues in the ACT: What hinders their access to legal services in the ACT. The findings identified that women with a mental illness experience a collection of personal barriers that limit their capacity to access legal support.

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