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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Florida_Mental_Health_Act

The Florida Mental Health Act of 1971 (Florida Statute 394.451-394.47891 (2009 rev.)), commonly known as the ...

www.myflfamilies.com/service-programs/mental-health/baker-act

If you are looking for services or confirming if a provider is a Baker Act receiving facility, please use the following link. Baker Act Receiving Facilities ...

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

When a person is taken into custody under the mental health law in Florida and ... Commonly referred to as a “Baker Act” the initiation of an involuntary exam, ...

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

394.475 Acceptance, examination, and involuntary placement of Florida ... This part shall be known as “The Florida Mental Health Act” or “The Baker Act.”.

ufhealth.org/baker-act

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.wikihow.com/Baker-Act-Someone

Jul 1, 2017 ... 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 ...

www.dcf.state.fl.us/programs/samh/MentalHealth/laws/bainvex.pdf

The Baker Act encourages the voluntary admission of persons for psychiatric care, but only when they are able to understand the decision and its consequences ...

www.clickorlando.com/news/what-is-florida-baker-act-law

Aug 22, 2017 ... The Baker Act is a Florida law was created by former Miami representative Maxine Baker, who sponsored the 1972 bill that allows families or ...

www.orlandosentinel.com/news/os-does-florida-baker-act-work-20170823-story.html

Aug 24, 2017 ... Nearly 200000 Floridians a year are held under Florida's Baker Act, yet less than 2 percent are required to be hospitalized for more than three ...