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Involuntary commitment

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Involuntary commitment or civil commitment is a legal process through which an individual with symptoms of severe psychiatric illness is court-ordered into treatment in a psychiatric hospital (inpat...

Involuntary commitment - Mental Illness Policy Org

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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 ...

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Nov 24, 2006 ... First, the days when people could be committed to mental .... if they end up hurting someone then the hospital do not want to be reliable for that ...

How to Get Someone Committed to a Mental Hospital

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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

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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 ...

Guide to Hospitalization for Depression - Healthline

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Jan 29, 2016 ... If someone you care about is showing symptoms of depression, take action ... Being “committed” to a psychiatric hospital or ward sounds drastic and ... to commit themselves, talk to a mental health professional about the legal ...

Committing a mentally ill adult is complex - USA Today

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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.

Admission to a psychiatric hospital - Citizens Information

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Sep 29, 2015 ... Introduction. If you are suffering from a mental disorder, you may go into a psychiatric hospital or unit voluntarily, or you may be committed as an ...

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

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Apr 14, 2013 ... Will I Be Committed to a Mental Hospital if I Tell a Therapist about my ...... What is the Constitutional basis for locking someone in a psychiatric ...

How Can I Help a Loved One Who is Unwilling to Seek Treatment ...

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Jan 1, 2008 ... If you think someone needs to be involuntarily committed to a hospital, one option is to call the Office of Mental Health and explain to them what ...

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Know the Laws in Your State - Treatment Advocacy Center

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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 ...

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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

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