PA Mental Health Consent Law

Curious about how Mental Health Consent Law works in PA? Here’s a handy FAQ for you created by the PA Family Alliance, and further information from the Pennsylvania Department of Health and Human Services.

  • Can a parent refuse to allow treatment once a child (age 14- 17) has consented? NO
  • Can a child (age 14 -17) refuse treatment once a parent has consented? NO
  • Download the documents below to learn more.


Download PA Mental Health Consent Law FAQ


Download Mental Health Treatment Consent for Minors