NCPI Workmark
Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

Recent History of North Carolina's Involuntary Commitment Law

Record #:
Involuntary commitment refers to committing a person to a mental health institution without the individual's consent. Legislation concerning this topic defines reasons for committing a person and how to provide proof that an individual requires professional help. The article reviews legislation changes between 1973 and 1980 both on a national and state-wide level.
Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 47 Issue 4, Spring 1982, p44-48