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Key mental health contacts

Support and assistance for mental health care

If you or someone else needs help with their mental health, you can:

Providing compliments and complaints

You can speak with your local authorised mental health service about your treatment and care under the Mental Health Act 2016.

If you need assistance with your rights in a mental health service, you can:

Information about the Mental Health Act 2016

You can read about the Mental Health Act 2016 and access resources that explain its key provisions, objects and principles.

For further information about the administration of the Mental Health Act 2016, please contact the Office of the Chief Psychiatrist:

Mental Health Act Liaison Service
Office of the Chief Psychiatrist
Phone: 07 3328 9899 or free call 1800 989 451

Last updated: 7 December 2021