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Mental Health (Wales) Measure 2010 Policy Implementation Guidance on 'Local Primary Mental Health Support Services' and 'Secondary Mental Health Services'

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Guidance to assist Local Health Boards and Local Authorities in meeting their duties under the Measure.

This document provides advice on:

  • What is meant by ‘local primary mental health support services’ and ‘secondary mental health services’ for the purposes of the Measure, and the subordinate legislation which underpins it.
  • The principles which informed the development of the Measure and the aims the legislation is seeking to achieve.
  • The types of services the Welsh Government would consider to be most appropriately delivered by LHBs and Local Authorities under Parts 1, 2 and 3 of the Measure.