Position Paper #2| Preventing and responding to violence, abuse and neglect

“When consumers access mental health services, particularly under the Mental Health Act 2014 (Vic) they are at risk of violence, abuse and neglect. Some risks to consumers include violence from first responders, compulsory treatment and restrictive practices and violence and abuse.”

We have released our position paper on ‘Preventing and responding to violence, abuse and neglect‘, discussing the current risks for consumers who access the mental health system, our position on this, and our recommendations to ultimately eradicate violence, abuse and neglect against consumers.

Click here to read the full paper.

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