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ARTICLE 9
Hospitalization of the Mentally Ill
Mental Hygiene (MHY) CHAPTER 27, TITLE B
ARTICLE 9

HOSPITALIZATION OF THE MENTALLY ILL
Section 9.01 Definitions.

9.03 Admission to a hospital.

9.05 Examining physicians and medical certificates.

9.07 Notice to all patients of their rights and of the

availability of the mental hygiene legal service.

9.09 Notices to mental hygiene legal service concerning minors.

9.11 Patients' records.

9.13 Voluntary admissions.

9.15 Informal admissions.

9.17 Voluntary and informal admissions; suitability.

9.19 Voluntary and informal admissions; notices.

9.21 Voluntary and informal admissions; encouragement of.

9.23 Voluntary and informal admissions; conversion to.

9.25 Voluntary and informal admissions; review of status.

9.27 Involuntary admission on medical certification.

9.29 Involuntary admission on medical certification; notice of

admission to patients and others.

9.31 Involuntary admission on medical certification; patient's

right to a hearing.

9.33 Court authorization to retain an involuntary patient.

9.35 Review of court authorization to retain an involuntary

patient.

9.37 Involuntary admission on certificate of a director of

community services or his designee.

9.39 Emergency admissions for immediate observation, care, and

treatment.

9.40 Emergency observation, care and treatment in comprehensive

psychiatric emergency programs.

9.41 Emergency assessment for immediate observation, care, and

treatment; powers of certain peace officers and police

officers.

9.43 Emergency assessment for immediate observation, care, and

treatment; powers of courts.

9.45 Emergency assessment for immediate observation, care, and

treatment; powers of directors of community services.

9.46 Reports of substantial risk or threat of harm by mental

health professionals.

9.47 Duties of local officers in regard to their mentally ill.

9.48 Duties of directors of assisted outpatient treatment

programs.

9.49 Transfer of juvenile delinquents.

9.51 Residential treatment facilities for children and youth;

admissions.

9.53 Children in the custody of social services officials or the

division for youth.

9.55 Emergency admissions for immediate observation, care and

treatment; powers of qualified psychiatrists.

9.57 Emergency admissions for immediate observation, care and

treatment; powers of emergency room physicians.

9.58 Transport for evaluation; powers of approved mobile crisis

outreach teams.

9.59 Immunity from liability.

9.60 Assisted outpatient treatment.

9.61 Involuntary outpatient treatment.

9.63 Transportation of persons to or between hospitals.