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Seeking Answers Being Heard: A resource guide for the victims of mentally ill offenders

As a victim of a crime committed by an offender who is diverted from the Criminal Justice System into the Forensic Mental Health System you may have many questions.

This resource guide   (PDF, 981 KB) will take you step by step through the processes of what can happen when an offender enters the Forensic Mental Health System and the agencies involved. It will provide you with information about your rights and entitlements under Queensland  legislation, your access to information and the opportunity to provide information from your point of  view.

There are shared stories from other victims, as well as sections on frequently asked questions, counselling services, support groups and other resources that can assist you.

Last Updated: 29 June 2009
Last Reviewed: 29 June 2009