Know Your Rights - Self Advocacy

Know your rights

If you are receiving compulsory mental health treatment you have the right to be involved in all decisions about your assessment, treatment and recovery.

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What We Do - Helping Hand

Get help

Receiving compulsory treatment can be lonely and distressing. Getting support helps you to have your say about your assessment, treatment and recovery.

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Get Help - Helping Hand

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Our advocates are on your side. They are independent from hospitals and mental health services. Our service is free and confidential.

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Are you on a compulsory treatment order?

Call 1300 947 820 to speak to an advocate about your rights and for support to speak up about your assessment, treatment and recovery.

Free phone line to hear your rights

Call 1800 959 353 to hear a free recording of your rights under the Mental Health Act 2014. This phone line is available 24 hours a day.


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