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Getting help

A Mental Health Advocate will contact you within 7 days if you are over 18 years, and within 24 hours if you are under 18 years, if:

  • you have just been made an involuntary patient
  • you have just been put on a Community Treatment Order
  • you are a mentally impaired accused and have just been detained in an authorised hospital.

You also have the right to call us at any time, or ask mental health services staff to call us for you, and:

  • an Advocate will either phone you back or visit you as soon as they are able to
  • if you have been referred for examination, a Mental Health Advocate must contact you within 3 days but we will try to contact you within 24 hours
  • if you are under 18 an Advocate will contact you within 24 hours.

You can also approach a Mental Health Advocate while they are visiting a hospital, mental health service or hostel or ask a staff member to call us. Mental Health Servicers staff must call us within 24 hours.

See the contact us page for more information.

Where We Are

We have Mental Health Advocates based in Perth, Albany, Bunbury, Kalgoorlie and Broome. If you are somewhere else we will contact you by phone.