Monday, 22 December 2014

Review of Sections 135 and 136 of the Mental Health Act

Review of Sections 135 and 136 of the Mental Health Act This report finds that the use of police powers under the Mental Health Act is a major concern for service users, family carers and professionals alike. It concludes that the use of police powers under the Mental Health Act has to change. In most cases, change could be achieved through better use of existing powers. In all cases, heeding the voices of people who have been detained under these sections is vital to ensure any changes to police powers or their application improve people's experiences. Centre for Mental Health

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