The IMHA service helps people (in Devon and Torbay) to understand their rights in relation to the Mental Health Act and to make informed decisions. Eligible individuals include those:
- Detained in hospital under the Mental Health Act, apart from shorter sections (4,5, 135 or 136) designed to allow a proper Mental Health Act assessment to take place.
- Subject to a Guardianship Order
- Subject to a Community Treatment Order
- Discussing with their doctor the possibility of Psychosurgery, or ECT (if under 18 years)
To make a referral or to request further information:
Phone: 0300 343 5707*
Our opening times are Weekdays 9am until 5pm (extended hours until 7pm on Thursdays).
*Calls are charged at a local rate. Calls from mobiles may be higher