- 27 Aug 2017
There is separate guidance and information for service users (patients), their carers, families, advocates and others. Please note that some of that guidance is still to be updated following changes made to the legislation by the Mental Health (Scotland) Act 2015.
We have published the following specific topic guides on the Mental Health Act for service users and carers:
We have published an illustrated easy read booklet containing all of the above topic guides:
- The New Mental Health Act - An easy read guide (140 pages)
Two small booklets concisely introduce the 2003 Act.
Mental Health Law Team
Mental Health and Protection of Rights Division
3ER St Andrew's House