In this situation, you might feel out of control and others family, friends or health professionals might need to take responsibility for your care.
You have the right to receive age-appropriate treatment. An individual written treatment or habilitation plan implemented by the facility within 30 days of being admitted.
You and your legally responsible person will be told in advance of all potential risks and alleged benefits of the treatment choices.
You have the right to be free from unnecessary or excessive medication. This consent can be withdrawn at any time by the person who gave consent. What is an emergency situation?
An emergency situation is a situation in which you are in imminent danger of causing physical harm to yourself or other people unless there is rapid intervention by hospital employees in the form of giving you psychotropic medication.
What happens if hospital staff wants to give me medication in an emergency situation? After this re-evaluation, the physician can continue to administer the medication in an emergency, provided that the Clinical Director gives written approval. Your treatment team must also develop a plan to respond to future crisis situations.
If you refuse treatment, then the professional determines if another treatment is possible If professional finds that no other treatment is possible, then you can be discharged However, your treatment team might make the determination that you are eligible for involuntary commitment. Treatment or medication can be given even if you, your legally responsible person, a health care agent named in a health care power of attorney, or your advance instruction for mental health treatment refuses the treatment or medication.Kylie Morgan cuts through the confusion around NDIS mental health supports, breaking down what we currently know about which programs will transition and how.
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There are things you can do for your mental health when you are going through a tough time. This page contains a comprehensive list of IDPH’s forms and publications organized by topic. Please browse this collection of forms and publications. If you can not find the form or publication that you are looking for, type a search term into the search tool at the top of the page.