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Mental Health Care Bill to decriminalise suicide tabled

The new mental health care bill, which seeks to decriminalise suicide and makes access to affordable mental health care a right for all, was introduced in Rajya Sabha this week.

Government planning new mental health care bill

The government is considering a new mental healthcare bill to replace the old Mental Health Act, 1987, Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said on Friday.