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Florida Mental Health Act

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The Florida Mental Health Act of 1971 (Florida Statute 394.451-394.47891 (2009 rev.) ... The nickname of the legislation has led to the term "Baker Act" as a transitive verb, and "Bak...

Urban Dictionary: Baker act

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I knew a girl who got Baker Acted after she wouldn't stop cutting herself. #florida # crazy #mentally ill #self-mutilation #domestic dispute. by Gecko22 June 16, ...

What happens when you get baker acted in Florida? | Yahoo Answers

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Jan 31, 2010 ... If someone you love is out of control and you fear for their safety or the safety of others, you can have them involuntarily Baker Acted and ...

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May 31, 2012 ... I have been Baker Acted for saying things that I did not mean. ... I was Baker Acted, I confided in the SRO about problems at home (Parents ...

Baker Act - Okeechobee Clerk of Circuit Court

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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 ...

Baker Act Is Harmful Not Helpful – Citizens Commission on Human ...

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If that is the case, then those people certainly don't need to be Baker Acted. They don't need to spend any time in a psychiatric ward, let alone an extended time ...

The Baker Act - Mental Health Rights

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Mar 25, 2015 ... If you or a loved one has been Baker Acted, you do have rights! There are specific criteria for the Baker Act! Unfortunately, many people are ...

Baker Acting Children in Florida: A 7-Year-Old Girl Is Baker Acted at ...

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Mar 4, 2014 ... Elementary age children are transported in police cruisers, just like adults, when Baker Acted. (jocelyndale). The father of a Bunnell Elementary ...

How to fight the Baker Act? - bakeract florida mental | Ask MetaFilter

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Typically, psychiatric hospitals want to get rid of people as quickly as possible unless someone with deep pockets is paying them to keep them-- ...

How to Baker Act Someone: 14 Steps (with Pictures)

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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 ...

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Florida's Baker Act: 2013 Fact Sheet - Florida Department of ...

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person's consent, often called “getting Baker Acted.” • Involuntary exams are initiated by: o Law enforcement officers (49%) o Mental health professionals and  ...

Legal Solutions Blog Basics of the Florida Baker Act

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Nov 6, 2014 ... Being Baker Acted essentially means that a person has exhibited some extreme behavior that insinuates a mental illness, and without care or ...

What Does it Mean to Be "Baker Acted"? (with Pictures) | eHow

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The Baker Act refers to a Florida statute that allows for an individual who is 18 years or older to be either voluntarily or involuntarily committed to a psychiatric ...