Independent Mental Health Advocacy Referral (IMHA)
Being detained under a Section of the MHA* or are on leave of absence from hospital
Conditionally discharged and restricted patients
Subject to Guardianship
On Supervised Community Treatment
Being considered for a section 57 treatment
Under 18 and being considered for a Section 58A treatment like electro-convulsive therapy
*This does not include emergency and short term detentions such as those made under Sections 4, 5(2), 5(4), 135 or 136
Making a referral to the IMHA Service
You can make a referral to the IMHA Service by selecting the image below to download the referral form.
Please return the form to us by either email or post to:
Post: IMHA, Block 7, St. George's Hospital, Corporation Street, Stafford, ST16 3SR
If you have any questions or queries, please telephone us on 01785 246709.