Citizens Committee on Human Rights

The Mental Health Watchdog

Australian National Office

Tragedy Within the Mental Health System

Sad Man Covering his Face with Hands Sitting on Stairs.A family want to know why their son was able to take his life within hours of arriving at Graylands Hospital, which is supposed to be a secure mental facility.

Statement by North Metropolitan Health Service chief executive Dr David Russell-Weisz:

“We express our sincere condolences to the family on their loss and extend our sympathy to them at this difficult time. All sudden deaths are reported to the Coroner and the death of a mental health patient …

Andrew O’Connor

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