Request police help with a Mental Health Act Assessment
This service isn't for use by the general public.
This service is for Approved Mental Health Professionals (AMHPs), Community Mental Health Teams (CMHT) and hospital staff requesting police attendance at an S135 (1) Mental Health Act Assessment (MHAA) and S135 (2) warrant.
Please note: If you submit a form through this service inappropriately it will not be picked up and dealt with by the correct team.
I have obtained, or am in the process of obtaining a warrant granted under Section 135 (1) or 135 (2)
Click 'Start' below to provide as many details as you can about the person who needs the Mental Health Act Assessment.
This online request replaces the need to complete Form 435.
Average completion time: 20 minutes.
We aim to review your request and contact you within 48 hours.
Information we’ll need from you:
Details of warrant including date signed by the magistrate (if applicable) or appointment date at court
Personal and physical details of the person
Details of known mental health issues and medical needs
Why police assistance is needed for this S135 (1) MHAA / S135 (2) warrant
Details of any previous MHAAs and what happened
Any risks to the person being assessed or to others
Details about the address where the warrant will be executed
We’ll use the information you give us to assess the risk to the person, to the police and partners and decide on the best course of action.