Consent Rights of Psychiatric Patients on Long-Term Commitments

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#5081.01

This pub is for people on a Lanterman-Petris-Short (LPS) Act hold. It tells you about your right to consent to medication. In an emergency, someone else decides if you have to take medication. When a court decides you are not able to consent, someone else decides for you. This pub tells you about the law.

 

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