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The Florida Mental Health Act of 1971 (Florida Statute ... ("Substantial" means ample, considerable, firm or ...

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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.

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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 ...

www.clerk.co.okeechobee.fl.us/baker_act.htm

A Baker Act is a means of providing individuals with emergency services and temporary detention for mental health evaluation and treatment when required, ...

www.cchrflorida.org/question-and-answers-about-the-florida-involuntary-commitment-law-the-baker-act

Commonly referred to as a “Baker Act” the initiation of an involuntary exam, what that means and what rights are accorded to a person is often not known and ...

www.cchrflorida.org/baker-act-is-harmful-not-helpful

The Baker Act is the name of the mental health law in Florida and it covers all aspects ... These aren't obsolete by any means today, but it is more than likely that ...

www.leg.state.fl.us/Statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&URL=0300-0399/0394/0394.html

This part shall be known as “The Florida Mental Health Act” or “The Baker Act.” History. .... (12) “Designated receiving facility” means a facility approved by the ...

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Jul 1, 2017 ... To “Baker Act” someone means that you initiate the process for an involuntary and emergency psychiatric examination of a person with a ...

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The Baker Act encourages the voluntary admission of persons for psychiatric ... as defined in Chapter 393, intoxication, or conditions manifested only by.