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This pub lists short summaries of court cases. The cases are about LPS commitments and conservatorships.
This pub tells you about mental health services you can get. It tells you about services you can get from Medi-Cal. It tells you what to do if you cannot get a service you need.
This pub tells you about the ways people with mental health disabilities can control their own recovery. It tells you about programs a county can have to help people do this. It tells you about programs like supportive housing. It also gives ideas for the kind of supports a community needs.
This pub talks about your right to refuse medication. The pub is about people on mental health commitments. It covers both civil and forensic commitments. Sometimes a hospital can make people take medication. This pub tells you when they can do that. The pub defines legal terms.