Argyll and Bute
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.
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.