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How to get someone into rehab without their permission

I want to get my sister into an alcohol rehab. She binges and disappears 2 or 3 days at a time and needs help even though she insists she does not. How can I put her into rehab against her will? Do I need to see a lawyer to do this? Thank you

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You can't get your sister into rehab, without her giving permission. If she were to get in trouble, the judge could give a court order, that your sister go to rehab.

It is sad that addicts can't see, that they need help. Your family could do an intervention, to see if she will go, but until she does something, to either hurt herself or her children, your hands are tied.

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Thanks for your input. I pray every day that she stays safe. It's worse for the family wondering where she is; what she's doing; if she's even alive. It's very stressful but because she is an addict, she will not get help on her own. Promises are made, then broken. It's all very very sad. I don't want my sister to die.
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No, you just have to convince her!!

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Thank you for that advice. I have tried, believe me.
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But Maybe after time she will get a nervous breakdown and possibly agree with going into rehab!
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You can with a mental hygiene warrant. However I do not suggest it, rehab does not help someone unless they WANT to be helped.

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Thank you. I need to figure it out.
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