France: mental health abroad

Information for British nationals with mental health issues in France, including how the British embassy can help.



Includes information on:

  • how to get help medical help
  • renewing prescriptions
  • compulsory hospitalisation

See also foreign travel advice for people with mental health needs and mental health and travelling abroad.

Published 8 December 2014
Last updated 9 September 2020 + show all updates
  1. Updated guidance September 2020

  2. First published.