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Community Payback Order: Treatment: Mental Health


Local Authority area:


Primary Courts of relevance:

Falkirk Sheriff Court

All information provided by:

Falkirk Community Justice Partnership

Falkirk Community Justice Information

Published: 15 November 2022

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Community Payback Order: Treatment: Mental Health

Intervention suitable for

Males and females aged 16+

Programme title and provider

Treatment: Mental Health

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

Falkirk Justice Services have a Community Psychiatric Nurse who is based in the Justice Services Building. Depending on assessed needs, the individual will either be supported by the Community Psychiatric Nurse or referred to an appropriate agency to meet their level of need such as their GP, Mental Health Team or FDAMH (Falkirk’s Mental Health Association).

Possible Outcomes

Support to address mental health issues

Process for Assessment and/or inclusion in scheme/intervention

Assessment for suitability is carried out at Criminal Justice Social Work Report stage by Justice Service social workers in consultation with either the Community Psychiatric Nurse or a medical professional who may already be working with the individual.