• Voluntary admissions
  • Involuntary commitments- where the client is in imminent danger to themselves or other, or unable to perform ADL (activities of daily living)
    • Emergency commitments (Mostly because they are a danger to themselves/others)
    • A mentally ill person in need of treatment (Typically longer and meant for clients who have been affected severely by mental illness)
    • Involuntary outpatient commitment (This is court ordered used to oblige the client with mental illness to submit to treatment on an outpatient basis)
      • Client records shows repeated deteriorate to the point requiring inpatient commitment
      • Presence of severe and persistent mental illness and have limited awareness of the condition or that has could contribute to incarceration, homelessness, violence, or suicide
      • Existence of an individual treatment plan that could effective and service provider who has agreed to provide the treatment.
    • A gravely disabled client


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