Florida's Mental Health Act was amended in 2005 and 2006 to include licensed mental health counselors and licensed marriage and family therapists, respectively, to the list of professionals authorized to initiate emergency commitments. The present study evaluates the volume of involuntary emergency commitments by type of initiator for a 5 year period.
Who initiates emergency commitments?Community Mental Health Journal
Citation InformationChristy, A., Handelsman, J., Hanson, A., & Ochshorn, E. (2009). Who initiates emergency commitments? Community Mental Health Journal, 46(2), 188-191. doi10.1007/s10597-009-9216-5.