586. Joint schemes for the provision of local primary mental health support services.

(7)     Local Mental Health Support Services: Wales

586.     Joint schemes for the provision of local primary mental health support services.

The local mental health partners for a local authority area1 must take all reasonable steps to agree a scheme2 (1) which identifies the treatment3 which is to be made available for that area for the purposes of local primary mental health treatment4; and (2) for securing the provision for that area of the services, including local primary mental health support services5.

A scheme must identify the extent to which each of the partners is to