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Mental Health Consent Joint Bulletin

On June 29, 2018, a joint bulletin was issued by the Pennsylvania Departments of Human Services and Health. Bulletin number OMHSAS - 18-01 addresses who can provide consent to voluntary mental health treatment for minors who are between the ages of 14 - 17 years old. The bulletin includes Consent to Treatment FAQs regarding outpatient and inpatient treatment.


‚ÄčClick Here to Read the Mental Health Consent Joint Bulletin

Comments and questions regarding this bulletin should be directed to the Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Bureau of Policy, Planning & Program Development. 

The number to call is 717-772-7900.

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