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Resources: Mental Health Act 2016

Patient rights and support

Consumer resources and information for patients, their families, carers and other support persons about patient rights under the Mental Health Act 2016.

This information is also available in other languages.

Overview resources

Documents and videos that explain the key provisions in the Act, objects and principles, differences between the previous Act and the current Act, and transitional arrangements.

Translated mental health resources

Consumer resources translated in other languages explaining aspects of the Mental Health Act 2016.

Chief Psychiatrist policies and guidelines

A list of the policies and guidelines made by the Chief Psychiatrist under the Mental Health Act 2016.

Forms: Mental Health Act 2016

This page contains links to forms approved under the Mental Health Act 2016.

Key topics

Information about the Mental Health Act 2016, organised by topic. Includes links to fact sheets, videos and clinical policies for each topic.

Consumer Integrated Mental Health and Addiction Application (CIMHA)

Information about CIMHA projects and upcoming releases

Last updated: 16 May 2016