HALIFAX - Police are looking for help from the public in finding a 24-year-old Halifax-area man who's been missing since Sept. 19.

Police say Adam Atkinson of Dartmouth requires medication and without it may pose a risk to himself or others.

Atkinson was last seen at the East Coast Forensic Hospital and was out on a pass but didn't return.

He's white, five-foot-seven and 140 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes.

Police say there is no evidence to suggest he has met with foul play