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Florida Mental Health Act


The Florida Mental Health Act of 1971 (Florida Statute 394.451-394.47891 (2009 rev.) ... The Baker Act allows for involuntary examination (what some call emergency or involuntary commitment). ... in...

Baker Act - Florida Department of Children and Families


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: 1.

394.467 - Statutes & Constitution :View Statutes : Online Sunshine


A person may be placed in involuntary inpatient placement for treatment upon .... Orders concerning patients committed after successfully pleading not guilty by ...

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


Nov 4, 2015 ... Three Parts:Understanding the Baker ActInitiating an Involuntary ... for the involuntary inpatient placement (civil commitment) for someone ...

Baker Act - Escambia County Clerk of the Circuit Court


An involuntary Baker Act admission occurs upon a finding by a court that (1) a person is mentally ill and, because of the mental illness, he/she has refused ...



Dec 20, 2012 ... A summary of Connecticut's law on involuntary commitment for substance ... Another Florida Act (the Florida Mental Health Act, or Baker Act) ...

Florida's Marchman Act: Why Involuntary Commitment Works | The Fix


Nov 17, 2014 ... Florida's Marchman Act: Why Involuntary Commitment Works .... abuse and mental health care, “not just Marchman Acts and Baker Acts.”.

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers | Florida Department of ...


They are private or public facilities that provide emergency treatment and evaluations for involuntary commitment under Chapter 394, F.S. (Baker Act).

Crisis Services - Baker Act Forms | Florida Department of Children ...


Baker Act Forms - Mandatory: (IMPORTANT: Mandatory Forms may NOT be .... of Modification to Treatment Plan for Involuntary Outpatient Commitment and/or ...

Executive Summary Introduction - Florida Supreme Court


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Question and Answers about the Florida Involuntary Commitment ...


Question and Answers about the Florida Involuntary Commitment Law – The Baker Act. Question: When does a patient need to be examined by a health ...

Mental Health, time periods for involuntary commitment


... HEALTH ACT--BAKER ACT--INVOLUNTARY COMMITMENT--time periods for involuntary commitment. ss. 394.463 and 394.467, Florida Statutes (1996 Supp.)  ...

the baker act: mental health - The Health Law Firm


This chapter discusses FLorida's Baker Act, the Law which aLLows the. invoLuntary commitment of individuals who poses a danger to them-. seLves or to others ...