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Mental health act section 2

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Mental health act section 2
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Jo C. replied 2 years ago.
Hi.
Thank you for your question. My name is ***** ***** I will try to help with this.
-Could you explain your situation a little more?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Need a call XXXXX XXXXXXX

Expert:  Jo C. replied 2 years ago.
Sorry?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Can I be detained if compliant on medication

Expert:  Jo C. replied 2 years ago.
Yes, I'm afraid.
S2 is for assessment which is obviously something that they might need to do whilst detained rather than in the community.
Also, medication alone is often not sufficient to manage the risks presented to the community and to the individual.
Sorry if that is bad news.
Can I clarify anything for you?
Jo