Guidance: Mental Health Act 1983: implementing changes to police powers

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Guidance on putting into practice changes to the provisions on police powers and places of safety, in the Mental Health Act 1983.

The changes relate to police powers to act in respect of people experiencing a mental health crisis. The intention is to ensure their care and safety.

The document will be of particular interest to:

  • police forces
  • mental health services
  • clinical commissioning groups
  • ambulance services

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