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Information about mental illness and mental health hospitals.

1 Mental health

Being detained in hospital under the Mental Health Act 1983 can be a frightening and confusing experience. This explains your rights if you (or someone you know) is detained under the ‘civil admission’ procedure (commonly known as ‘sectioning’).
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2 Help with mental health problems (PDF)

Information on the help that may be available for mental health problems including the right to not be unfairly treated because of mental illness.
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7 The Mental Health Act 1983 - an outline guide

Gives an outline guide to the main provisions of the Mental Health Act 1983 as they affect formal patients and their relatives.
Provided by Mind
3 Legal Unit FAQs

Answers frequently asked questions about the Mental Health Act, your right to refuse treatment or question your diagnosis, and how you can get a new GP or a second opinion.
Provided by Mind
4 Mental health

Includes information about anxiety and stress, depression, body image and self esteem, self harm, and eating disorders.
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Being detained in hospital under the Mental Health Act 1983 can be a frightening and confusing experience. This leaflet explains your rights if you or someone you know is detained under ...
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Last Updated: 13 Jul 07


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