Today Treatment Advocacy Center released a new report titled Grading the States: An Analysis of Involuntary Psychiatric Treatment Laws. This national report examines the laws that provide for involuntary treatment for psychiatric illness in each state. To do so, they asked a crucial question: Does the state law allow an individual in need of involuntary evaluation or treatment to receive timely care, for sufficient duration, in a manner that enables and promotes long-term stabilization?
As you might expect, the nation still has far to go. In fact, one out Read More