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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Involuntary_commitment

Involuntary commitment or civil commitment is a legal process through which an individual who is deemed by a qualified agent to have symptoms of severe ...

criminal.findlaw.com/criminal-charges/civil-commitment.html

Some states have used civil commitment proceedings to remove habitual sex offenders from society for extended periods of time. The United States Supreme ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3392176

This article reviews the academic literature on the psychiatric practice of civil commitment. It provides an overview of the history of involuntary psychiatric ...

dsamh.utah.gov/provider-information/civil-commitment

Civil Commitment is a legal process through which an individual with symptoms of severe mental illness is court-ordered into treatment in a hospital (inpatient), ...

www.namihelps.org/assets/PDFs/civilcommitmentSinglePg102108.pdf

The process of obtaining a court order is called the Civil Commitment ... The Civil Commitment process involves the legal system and can be confusing or.

www.law.cornell.edu/wex/involuntary_civil_commitment

Involuntary civil commitment is the admission of individuals against their will into a mental health unit. Generally speaking, there are three reasons why an ...

www.co.brown.wi.us/i_brown/d/aging__disability_resource_center/civil_commitment_in_brown_county_3_2014.pdf

Civil Commitment. Understanding the Commitment. Process in Brown County. 300 S. Adams, Green Bay, WI 54301. (920) 448-4300 www.adrcofbrowncounty.

www.atsa.com/civil-commitment-sexually-violent-predators

Aug 17, 2010 ... In addition, the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006 authorized the federal government to institute a civil commitment program ...

law.justia.com/constitution/us/amendment-14/67-civil-commitment.html

The Problem of Civil Commitment.—As is the case with juvenile offenders, several other classes of persons are subject to confinement by court processes ...

www.oregon.gov/oha/amh/Pages/civil-commitment.aspx

Civil commitment is a process in which a judge decides whether a person alleged to be mentally ill should be required to accept mental health treatment. A civil ...