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Community Payback Order: Treatment: Mental Health


Local Authority area:

Argyll and Bute

Primary Courts of relevance:

Campbeltown, Lochgilphead Annexe, Oban, Dunoon, Dumbarton, Greenock

All information provided by:

Argyll and Bute Community Justice Partnership

Argyll and Bute Community Justice Information

Published: 30 November 2021

The information on this page has been provided by Community Justice Partnerships. Community Justice Scotland is not responsible for the accuracy of the information and is unable to respond to direct queries. All such queries in respect of the information shown on this page should be directed to the Community Justice Partnership to which it relates.

This information will be reviewed and updated where required.

Community Payback Order: Treatment: Mental Health

Interventions suitable for

People with mental health challenges

Programme title and provider

Treatment: Mental Health

Details of all specific national or local scheme/intervention(s) available

Specific interventions can be made available via NHS Highland and local mental health teams for individuals who are assessed as suitable for a mental health treatment requirement.

Possible Outcomes

Support, care and treatment is provided to individuals diagnosed with a mental health condition or learning disability which is linked to their offending behaviour.

Process for assessment and/or inclusion in scheme/intervention

For a mental health treatment requirement to be imposed under a CPO the court has to gain evidence from a registered medical practitioner that the individual suffers from a mental health condition that does not meet the requirement for compulsory treatment, and that their condition may be susceptible to treatment.  Psychiatric and Criminal Justice Social Work Reports are required.