Mental Health Act (MHA) Sectioning

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Contact duty social worker for MHA sections.

Professional Duty Team

  • Undertakes all planned Mental Health Act assessments in the borough as well as emergency Mental Health Act assessments in A&E departments and police stations
  • Available Monday - Friday from 9am - 5pm

Emergency Duty Team

  • Camden Emergency Duty Team deals with social service emergencies including Mental Health Act assessments, emergency only
  • Mainly assess patients in A&E and police stations, also available for a telephone consult
  • Available after 17:00 and weekends

Eligibility criteria


All Camden residents. 

No age limit.

How to refer