Mental Health Act 2016
Read about the Mental Health Act 2016 and access resources that explain the key provisions, objects and principles of the new Act.
In response to the public health emergency declaration, the Chief Psychiatrist has released a temporary Chief Psychiatrist Policy – Public Health Emergency – COVID-19
A list of the policies and guidelines made by the Chief Psychiatrist under the Mental Health Act 2016.
This page contains links to forms approved under the Mental Health Act 2016.
If you're not feeling 100%, there are services and organisations who can help you.
The Office of the Chief Psychiatrist assists the Chief Psychiatrist with exercising their statutory responsibilities for the administration of the Mental Health Act 2016.
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