In Armenia, Reforms Sought in Mandatory Mental Health Confinements

ArmeniaMentalHealthMarianna Grigoryan for MediaLab: The story of four women at different stages of their lives, all under mandatory treatment in a psychiatric hospital in Armenia. Despite various reforms and declarations about the importance of human rights, the mental hospitals and similar facilities in Armenia still remain extremely closed institutions, where abuses sometimes occur and reforms are needed.

[Reporting sponsored by The Reva and David Logan Foundation.]

Photo credit: Emma Grigoryan