Mental Health Act

Government of Alberta - Ministry of Health


Description
Allows for involuntary detention and treatment under certain circumstances and addresses the roles and responsibilities of review panels and of the Mental Health Patient Advocate.

Service provides:

  • the process for admission and treatment of an individual as a formal patient
  • identification of separate criteria and conditions for treatment of persons living in the community
  • the roles and responsibilities of review panels and of the Mental Health Patient Advocate
Eligibility
No
Application Process
Service Access: Professional Referral Required, To access service:
  • Mental Health Act can be found on website
  • call or visit the Mental Health Patient Advocate website for more information
  • information also available on the Alberta Health Services website

Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: No,
Toll Free
310-0000 then 780-422-1812 (Mental Health Patient Advocate)
Telephone
780-422-1812 (Mental Health Patient Advocate)
Fax
780-422-0695
Web Site
https://www.alberta.ca/office-of-alberta-health-advocates.aspx
Email
info@albertahealthadvocates.ca
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
October 17, 2023
Hours of Operation
Mon
08:15 AM to 04:30 PM
Tue
08:15 AM to 04:30 PM
Wed
08:15 AM to 04:30 PM
Thu
08:15 AM to 04:30 PM
Fri
08:15 AM to 04:30 PM

Closed statutory holidays.