Your Guide to the Mental Health Act 2001
The Mental Health Commission wrote this booklet to tell you about your rights under the law. Knowing the law will help you to know your rights.
This booklet may answer the questions you have about mental health services and how you may receive treatment. This is general information only. You can discuss any questions you may have with any member of your care team. Your friends, family members, carers and other people involved in your care may also find this booklet helpful.This booklet is available in English, Irish and five other languages.