Mental Health Advocacy Service

The Mental Health Advocacy Service offer a free service supporting people who are receiving or referred for involuntary mental health treatment. We are there to help them understand and exercise their rights. Our advocates are independent from hospitals and mental health services.
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MHAS Annual Report 2020-2021

The Mental Health Advocacy Service’s Annual Report 2020-2021 describes the activities of the Advocates during the past year

What we do

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The statutory office of the Chief Mental Health Advocate was created by part 20 of the Mental Health Act 2014

The Mental Health Advocacy Service (MHAS) is an independent body. They exist to amplify the voices and protect the rights of people using, and seeking to use, mental health services in Western Australia.

MHAS continue to work in collaboration with the systems and institutions, promoting compliance with the Charter of Mental Health Care Principles to ensure consumers get the best treatment and care possible.

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    Under Part 5, section 94 of the Freedom of Information Act 1992, the Mental Health Advocacy Service has prepared a Freedom of Information statement
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    Page reviewed 12 July 2022