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a. The Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services in the Department of Human Services shall oversee the development and maintenance of a data dashboard report, which shall collect and track the daily information received pursuant to section 2 of this act 1 about the number of open beds that are available for treatment for individuals in need of mental health or substance use disorder treatment in each facility in the State that is licensed to provide:
(1) long term or extended care services for mental health or substance use disorders and receives State or county funding, including, but not limited to, a psychiatric facility, psychiatric unit of a general hospital, short-term care facility, and special psychiatric hospital, as those terms are defined in section 2 of P.L.1987, c. 116 (C.30:4-27.2), and a residential health care facility as defined in section 1 of P.L.1953, c. 212 (C.30:11A-1); or
(2) acute or intermediate level of care services for mental health or a substance use disorder and receives State or county funding, including, but not limited to, a psychiatric facility, psychiatric unit of a general hospital, short-term care facility, and special psychiatric hospital, as those terms are defined in section 2 of P.L.1987, c. 116 (C.30:4-27.2).
b. The information maintained in the data dashboard report shall include, by county:
(1) the address and telephone number of the facility;
(2) the type of services provided by the facility;
(3) the licensed bed capacity of the facility; and
(4) the number of open beds that are available for the provision of mental health or substance use disorder services, based on the information received pursuant to section 2 of this act.
c. The information described in subsection b. of this section shall be:
(1) prominently displayed on the website of the department;
(2) made available to the public, upon request, through the Statewide 2-1-1 telephone system; and
(3) made available using any other means that the Commissioner of Human Services deems appropriate.
d. The commissioner is authorized to solicit, receive, and accept grants, funds, or anything of value from any public or private entity and receive and accept contributions of money, property, labor, or any other thing of value from any legitimate source for the purpose of the development and maintenance of a data dashboard report pursuant to this act.
(a) Whenever a petition has been filed in the juvenile court alleging that a minor comes within Section 300 and praying for a hearing on that petition, or whenever any subsequent petition has been filed praying for a hearing in the matter of the minor and it appears to the court that the circumstances of his or her home environment may endanger the health, person, or welfare of the minor, or whenever a dependent minor has run away from his or her court-ordered placement, a protective custody warrant may be issued immediately for the minor.
(b) A protective custody warrant may be issued without filing a petition under Section 300 if the court finds probable cause to support all of the following:
(1) The child is a person described in Section 300.
(2) There is a substantial danger to the safety or to the physical or emotional health of the child.
(3) There are no reasonable means to protect the child's safety or physical health without removal.
(c) Any child taken into protective custody pursuant to this section shall immediately be delivered to the social worker who shall investigate, pursuant to Section 309, the facts and circumstances of the child and the facts surrounding the child being taken into custody and attempt to maintain the child with the child's family through the provision of services.
(d)(1) Nothing in this section is intended to limit any other circumstance that permits a magistrate to issue a warrant for a person.
(2) Nothing in this section is intended to limit a social worker from taking into and maintaining temporary custody of a minor pursuant to paragraph (2) of subdivision (a) of Section 306.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - New Jersey Statutes Title 30. Institutions and Agencies 30 § 4-177.66 - last updated February 19, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nj/title-30-institutions-and-agencies/nj-st-sect-30-4-177-66/
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