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Crisis services and planning for a crisis

This factsheet is for anyone with experience of mental distress, their families, friends and carers. It is especially relevant for people who have experienced a mental health crisis in the past and want to know about the options available to them if a crisis should occur in the future.
Source: Mind

Health and Social Care Rights

This booklet is designed to answer some of the more common questions about obtaining mental health support services in the community or on leaving hospital.
Source: Mind

Leaving Hospital

Answers some of the common questions about discharge from hospital and explains the options available
Source: Mind

Mental Capacity Act 2005

A brief legal guide to the Mental Capacity Act, including details of where you can go for further information or support.
Source: Mind

Mental Health Act 1983

A guide to the Mental Health Act, with information about your rights and what you can do to get support
Source: Mind

Nearest relative

Explains what a nearest relative is, including what powers and rights they have, and how you can change your nearest relative. Applies to England and Wales.
Source: Mind


Explains the rights that you have if you are sectioned and detained in hospital under the Mental Health Act 1983.Applies to England and Wales.
Source: Mind
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