The Association of Mental Health Care Users KOLUMBUS is a civil association that associates users and ex-users of psychiatric care. The misson of the Association is especially to protect rigths of mentally disabled in Czech Republic and to improve life of users. The Association makes an effort to achieve social justice for users.
Civil Association KOLUMBUS makes an effort to:
- Improve care in psychiatric institutions.
- Expand community care and services for mentally disabled.
- Create and adopt a complex law concerning mental health.
- Ensure protection of legal help for mentally disabled, including better legal representation in court, especially in cases of detention and competency to perform legal acts.