What happens when someone is sectioned?
The Mental Health Act 1983 applies to the care and treatment of people who may need treatment against their wishes. The rights of a person who is detained are spelled out in the act, which discusses what should happen to protect the individual and the public. It’s used to decide how to care for someone with a mental illness, and how to get them the help they need.
To find out more about the Mental Health Act 1983 read the article in The Sun