The Mental Health Act

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Easy read information on the main sections of the Mental Health Act.

The Mental Health Act is the rules about mental health treatment in NSW.







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The difference between a voluntary and involuntary stay in hospital






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The Mental Health Act







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Being a voluntary patient in a mental health hospital







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Being an involuntary patient at a mental health hospital







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Community Treatment Orders








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Mental Health Review Tribunal






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Family, friends and support people







Sharing your information









Getting help







Word list

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This is a list of some words used in the easy read information sheets on public mental health services in NSW.


Word list