Welcome to the Mental Health Law Centre of Western Australia.

Free legal advice for people with mental illness.

The Mental Health Law Centre has been operating for more than 20 years. Our lawyers are mental health law experts who provide free legal advice and representation to help people with chronic mental illness. We can help you with:
  • Criminal matters
  • Involuntary treatment
  • Guardianship and administration
  • Restraining orders

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Michael’s Story

Michael has been struggling with a severe drug addiction and mental illness. He was charged with criminal offences during a period of time when he was hospitalised for his mental health issues and behaviour associated with addiction….


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