Kentucky Mental Health Act

2011 Kentucky Revised Statutes :: CHAPTER 645 MENTAL …

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2011 Kentucky Revised Statutes CHAPTER 645 MENTAL HEALTH ACT 645.010 Title of chapter. 645.020 Definitions for chapter. 645.030 Voluntary admission to hospital. 645.035 Rights of hospitalized child. 645.040 Certification petition. 645.050 Contents of certification petition. 645.060 Procedures upon filing petition -- Appointment of counsel.

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What is the Kentucky mental health Hospitalization Act?

In 1982, Kentucky passed the Kentucky Mental Health Hospitalization Act to address the sensitive issue of involuntary hospitalization. Involuntary hospitalization refers to the admittance of an individual to a hospital or psychiatric care facility against his or her will.

What does involuntary hospitalization mean in Kentucky?

Involuntary Mental Health Treatment In 1982, Kentucky passed the Kentucky Mental Health Hospitalization Act to address the sensitive issue of involuntary hospitalization. Involuntary hospitalization refers to the admittance of an individual to a hospital or psychiatric care facility against his or her will.

What services does Kentucky mental health care offer?

At Kentucky Mental Health Care, our highly-trained medical staff offers treatment for mental health issues and psychiatric disorders. These services include child psychiatry, integrative psychiatric treatment, medication assisted treatment, TeleHealth psychiatry, and more.

What is the Kentucky Judicial Commission on mental health?

Justice Lambert said that the Kentucky Judicial Commission on Mental Health will examine where the court system touches cases involving mental health, substance use and intellectual disabilities.

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