How to Commit Someone to a Psych Ward?


To commit someone to a psych ward, there has to be a doctor's order that the patient has been diagnosed with mental illness. The diagnosis has to indicate the severity of the case and the necessary treatment that can be provided by a Psych Ward. Families of patient with mental illness have to provide their permission so Psych Ward will determine the admission details.
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1. Convince the patient that they should see a doctor for evaluation. This can be conducted on an out-patient basis, but it is also commonly done after-hours in an emergency room.
You need to look up qualified Pschiatric hospitals in your area. Look at their programs and what they treat. Then you call the hospital of your choice and tell them your sypmtoms.
1. Visit the city or county courthouse. You will need to do this in the district where the person you're asking to commit is living. Ask the clerk for the proper application papers,
I think that when a person can no longer function in their daily lives without harming themselves or someone else, they need constant care and supervision.
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How to Have Someone Committed to a Psych Ward
There are two types of psychiatric commitments – voluntary and involuntary. During a voluntary commitment, the patient agrees they are having a mental health problem that is serious and consents to an evaluation in a psychiatric ward. Many people... More »
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