Victoria Legal Aid

Are you on a treatment order?

Published 2023-09-01

About this brochure

If you are on an order for compulsory mental health treatment, this free brochure can help you.

It explains:

  • what a treatment order is
  • the treatment criteria
  • steps for being put on a treatment order
  • how you can get off your treatment order
  • Mental Health Tribunal hearings
  • how to get free help from lawyers and non-legal advocates.

You can also download or order free postcards and posters about how IMHA (Independent Mental Health Advocacy) can help. Visit 'Related resources' at the bottom of this page.

Order free copies of this resource
Some of our publications have limits on how many copies you can order. If you need more copies, email or phone (03) 9269 0234 and ask for the Community Legal Education team.

Reviewed 22 September 2023