About this brochure
If you are on an order for compulsory mental health treatment, this free brochure can help you.
- 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.
Mental health and disability
Learn what the law says about mental health issues and disabilities, and your rights when it comes to police involvement, treatment and discrimination.
Other support for mental health and disability
Learn where to get legal help and other support for mental health and disability.
Guardianship and administration orders
How administration and guardianship orders work and the role of the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal.
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Reviewed 22 September 2023