Web Results

Involuntary commitment

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Involuntary_commitment

Involuntary commitment or civil commitment is a legal process through which an individual who is deemed by a qualified agent to have symptoms of severe psychiatric disease is court-ordered into trea...

Involuntary commitment - Mental Illness Policy Org

mentalillnesspolicy.org/ivc/involuntary-commitment-concepts.html

Involuntary commitment and involuntary treatment of mentally ill is important tool for treating mental illness. Involuntary commitment is not the same as ...

Patient Assessment: Can We Have A Loved One Committed ...

www.mentalhelp.net/blogs/patient-assessment-can-we-have-a-loved-one-committed/

Nov 24, 2006 ... First, the days when people could be committed to mental institutions for ... people were slowly discharged from the large state mental hospitals where .... many have said, how can someone in that mental state make any clear

How to Get Someone Committed to a Mental Hospital

www.wikihow.com/Get-Someone-Committed-to-a-Mental-Hospital

Aug 14, 2015 ... How to Get Someone Committed to a Mental Hospital. Someone you know has possibly become a threat to themself or others. This is the ...

Involuntary Commitment - Law Project for Psychiatric Rights

psychrights.org/states/Maine/InvoluntaryCommitmentbyAliciaCurtis.htm

This process is called an involuntary commitment and every state has a law for it, ... Once the person is in custody, the police can then take them to the hospital for ... If the psychiatrist believes this person to have a mental illness and to be in ...

Committing a mentally ill adult is complex - USA Today

www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/01/07/mental-illness-civil-commitment/1814301/

Jan 7, 2013 ... States have crafted their civil commitment laws to protect civil ... health care, parents can no longer commit them to a hospital once they turn 18.

How to Commit Someone Without a Power of Attorney | LegalZoom ...

info.legalzoom.com/commit-someone-power-attorney-20316.html

Involuntary commitment to a mental hospital may sound like something out of a Gothic novel, but adults still become mentally incapacitated or form destructive ...

Will I Be Committed to a Mental Hospital if I Tell a Therapist about ...

www.speakingofsuicide.com/2013/04/14/fears-of-mental-hospital/

Apr 14, 2013 ... Will I Be Committed to a Mental Hospital if I Tell a Therapist about my Suicidal ... If you are very dangerous to yourself, you might have someone ...

Hospitalization | Mental Health America

www.mentalhealthamerica.net/hospitalization

Hospitalization may occur because someone decides it is the best decision for ... consider creating a Psychiatric Advance Directive before going to the hospital.

Sectioning | Mind, the mental health charity - help for mental health ...

www.mind.org.uk/information-support/legal-rights/sectioning/

If you are sent to hospital for treatment of your mental health problems under a section of the Mental Health Act 1983, you or someone who is caring for you may  ...

More Info

Know the Laws in Your State - Treatment Advocacy Center

www.treatmentadvocacycenter.org

Also labeled differently in different states, civil commitment is a process whereby a ... of mental illness who meets the state's legal criteria to be held in a hospital ...

A Family Guide to Psychiatric Hospitalization - Depression and ...

www.dbsalliance.org

How can I convince my loved one to check in to the hospital? How can I help ... A lawyer who specializes in mental health law can give you some advice. The Treatment Advocacy Center can explain involuntary commitment laws in your state.

Involuntary Hospitalization for Depression - Verywell

www.verywell.com

Mar 18, 2016 ... Are you considering having someone involuntarily hospitalized? ... making the difficult decision to commit someone to a mental hospital against ...