This section explains why you might ask for a second opinion and how to ask for it. You do not have a right to a second opinion, but you can ask for one. This page will also look at what your options are if you ask for a second opinion and do not get one. This page is for people with a diagnosed mental health condition and their carers.
Many different organisations will need to record information about you. For example, health professionals need to keep information about your treatment. This section explains how organisations should protect the information you give them. This section is for people who live with mental illness.