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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 mental disorder is court-ordered into treatment in a psychiatric hospital ...

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

Jan 31, 2017 ... This is a must-read that explains the issue of involuntary treatment and/or involuntary commitment from a legal/political/social perspective.

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 ... people were slowly discharged from the large state mental hospitals where they had .... Knife in one hand one minute pointed at someone and then the next minute ...

www.dbsalliance.org/site/PageServer?pagename=urgent_help_for_family_friends

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.

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

Aug 10, 2017 ... How to Get Someone Committed to a Mental Hospital. Someone you know has possibly become a threat to themself or others. This is the ...

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 ...

www.treatmentadvocacycenter.org/browse-by-state

Eliminating Barriers to the Treatment of Mental Illness ... availability and the number of people with severe mental illness in jails and prisons in each state. ... Promoting Assisted Outpatient Treatment · Improving Civil Commitment Laws and ... AOT Laws · Restoring Psychiatric Hospital Beds · Rethinking Mental Health Policy ...

www.psychologytoday.com/blog/demystifying-psychiatry/201010/can-the-mentally-ill-be-hospitalized-against-their-will

Oct 28, 2010 ... If the patient does not want to stay in the hospital as a voluntary ... During the longer period of involuntary commitment, it is hoped that the ...

www.verywell.com/involuntary-hospitalization-for-depression-1067261

Feb 3, 2017 ... Are you considering having someone involuntarily hospitalized? ... making the difficult decision to commit someone to a mental hospital against ...