‘You don’t have a choice’: Victoria’s mental health regulator criticised over complaints handling

Olivia* complained to hospital and regulator about her treatment and feels disempowered by the process

Olivia* still has questions about the compulsory mental health treatment she received at a Melbourne hospital.

Last year, she was admitted into the Northern hospital after an eating disorder relapse. Olivia, aged in her 40s, alleges she received forced mental health treatment after being told the hospital did not treat eating disorders.

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