The Mental Health Policy & Practices branch of the Institute of Law, Psychiatry, and Public Policy at UVA conducts research on topics related to mental health policy and related public health topics.



Policy Blog

Check out the Policy Blog for updates and news on current mental health law and policy. 

Faculty & Staff

Our team of psychologists, legal scholars, and public health and policy researchers study a range of topics related to mental health policy and public health. 

Reports & Publications

The mental health policy research group regularly produces reports and publications on emerging issues in the fields of mental health law and policy to contribute to peer-reviewed journals and government agencies concerned with setting policy.


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