a. Neither a public entity nor a public employee is liable for injury resulting from
diagnosing or failing to diagnose that a person has a mental illness or is a person with a substance use disorder involving drugs or from failing to prescribe for mental illness or a substance use disorder involving drugs; provided, however, that nothing in this subsection exonerates a public entity or
a public employee who has undertaken to prescribe for a mental illness or a substance use disorder involving drugs from liability for injury proximately caused by negligence or by a wrongful act in so prescribing.
b. Nothing in subsection a. exonerates a public entity or a public employee from liability
for injury proximately caused by a negligent or wrongful act or omission in administering
any treatment prescribed for a mental illness or a substance use disorder involving drugs.
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