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Mental Health, section 117 aftercare

If you have been sectioned under the Mental Health Act 1983 then you may be entitled to free aftercare when you leave hospital. This factsheet explains what section 117 aftercare is, who is entitled to it, how long it lasts and what to do if it is not provided.