Rights of Patients in Mental Health Facilities & Re-Entry to the Community
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Each county has a County Mental Health Plan. The plans give you mental health services. Some plans arrange and pay for services through other providers. This pub tells you what to do if you are not happy with the services or a plan does not give you or stops the services you need.
This pub tells you about year-long mental health conservatorships. It tells you how to challenge conservatorships in court. It has frequently asked questions. It has sample court papers.
We call people with mental health disabilities in the criminal justice system the forensic mental health population. Sometimes we treat them like civilly committed people. At other times like criminals. This pub tells you about the five main types of forensic commitments. It tells you about your rights. It is a guide for patients, advocates and lawyers.
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