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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 mental disorder is court-ordered into treatment in a psychiatric hospital ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Involuntary_commitment_internationally

Involuntary commitment or 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) or in the ...

mentalillnesspolicy.org/ivc/involuntary-commitment-concepts.html

Jan 31, 2017 ... This is a must-read that explains the issue of involuntary treatment and/or involuntary commitment from a legal/political/social perspective.

www.mentalhelp.net/blogs/patient-assessment-can-we-have-a-loved-one-committed

Nov 24, 2006 ... First, the days when people could be committed to mental ... people were slowly discharged from the large state mental hospitals where they had .... Knife in one hand one minute pointed at someone and then the next minute ...

www.dbsalliance.org/site/PageServer?pagename=urgent_help_for_family_friends

How can I convince my loved one to check in to the hospital? How can I help ... A lawyer who specializes in mental health law can give you some advice. The Treatment Advocacy Center can explain involuntary commitment laws in your state.

info.legalzoom.com/commit-someone-power-attorney-20316.html

Involuntary commitment to a mental hospital may sound like something out of a Gothic novel, but adults still become mentally incapacitated or form destructive ...

www.wikihow.com/Get-Someone-Committed-to-a-Mental-Hospital

Aug 10, 2017 ... How to Get Someone Committed to a Mental Hospital. Someone you know has possibly become a threat to themself or others. This is the ...

www.treatmentadvocacycenter.org/browse-by-state

The Treatment Advocacy Center has documented the laws and standards in each state for people with serious mental illness.

www.psychologytoday.com/blog/demystifying-psychiatry/201010/can-the-mentally-ill-be-hospitalized-against-their-will

Oct 28, 2010 ... If the patient does not want to stay in the hospital as a voluntary patient, the ... these are often family members, friends, and mental health professionals. ... During the longer period of involuntary commitment, it is hoped that the ...