The Florida Mental Health Act of 1971 (Florida Statute 394.451-394.47891 (2009
rev.)), commonly known as the "Baker Act," allows the involuntary ...
www.dcf.state.fl.us/programs/samh/mentalhealth/docs/Baker Act Overview 2013.pdf
The Baker Act is Chapter 394, Part I, Florida Statutes, also known as the Florida
Mental Health Act. • The Baker Act provides legal procedures for mental health.
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 mentally ill person.
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 ...
Baker Act. The Baker Act allows for a person to be picked up and transported to a
crisis stabilization unit for an involuntary psychiatric examination. It is based on ...
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 ...
A Baker Act proceeding is a means of providing an individual with emergency
services and temporary detention for mental health evaluation and treatment, ...
This part shall be known as “The Florida Mental Health Act” or “The Baker Act.”
History.—s. 1, ch. 71-131. 394.453 Legislative intent.—It is the intent of the ...
Baker Act Updates. HB 1355 - Sale and delivery of firearms to persons examined
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