The Florida Mental Health Act of 1971 (Florida Statute 394.451-394.47891 (2009
rev.)), commonly known as the ...
Baker Act. The Baker Act is a Florida law that enables families and loved ones to
provide emergency mental health services and temporary detention for people ...
What is a Baker Act? A Baker Act is a means of providing individuals with
emergency services and temporary detention for mental health evaluation and ...
Aug 18, 2015 ... The Baker Act allows 72 hours to determine whether a patient meets the criteria
for involuntary commitment. But the act allows a so-called ...
394.47892 Mental health court programs. 394.451 Short title.—This part shall be
known as “The Florida Mental Health Act” or “The Baker Act.” History.—s. 1, ch.
The Baker Act is a law in Florida that allows mentally ill people to be committed to
a mental health facility for 72 hours, against the will of the...
Nov 4, 2015 ... Educate yourself about the Baker Act. The Baker Act, also known as the Florida
Mental Health Act (Florida Statute Chapter 394, Part I) is a law ...
involuntary provisions of the Baker Act. Criteria. A person may be taken to a
receiving facility for involuntary examination if the following three criteria are met:
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