Mental Health Policy

MoH: Interim Position Statement - Use of time-out in ICAMHS settings

>> Back to Latest News

From: Dr John Crawshaw, Director of Mental Health, Director of Addiction Services

This interim Position Statement is intended to clarify the use of time-out in specialist infant, child and adolescent mental health service (ICAMHS) settings in view of the Ministry of Health’s stated position on reducing and eliminating the use of coercive practice, in particular, seclusion and restraint.

Please click on the link to read the statement.