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The Alliance has drawn up a comprehensive Policy Agenda, Towards a Better Mental Health Act, which outlines our key concerns and recommendations for a better Bill.
You can download Towards a Better Mental Health Act in its entirety by clicking on the pdf icon below. Please note that the document is around 130 pages long and may take a long time to download.
Alternatively, you can download the individual chapters below.
Code of Practice -31KB
Human Rights -39KB
Conditions for Compulsion -122KB
Non-Resident Orders -80KB
Criminal Justice System -107KB
The Assessment Process- 56KB
Advance Statements -64KB
Continuation of Care -43KB
Treatment Safeguards -67KB
Role of the AMHP -13KB
Towards a Better Mental Health Act was published on 26th July 2005. Policy positions may have been updated since that date. Please contact the Alliance for more details.
A brief overview of the Alliance's policy by subject area can be found here...