Advocates, Allies, and Peers – Mental Health Advance Directives to Elevate Individuals’ Rights

Kristina Kapp, Steve Stone, and Jim Gottstein, J.D. (virtual presenter)

The purpose of Advocates, Allies and Peer Support Mental Health Advance Directive is to empower individuals in managing their mental health treatment and care, even during periods when they may be unable to make decisions for themselves. It serves as a legally recognized document that outlines their preferences, values, and instructions for mental health treatment, ensuring that their voice is heard and respected.