West Virginia Code Chapter 27. Mentally Ill Persons

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  • Article 1. Words and Phrases Defined
  • Article 1A. Department of Health
  • Article 2. Mental Health Facilities
  • Article 2A. Mental Health--Intellectual Disability Centers
  • Article 3. Confidentiality
  • Article 4. Voluntary Hospitalization
  • Article 5. Involuntary Hospitalization
  • Article 6. Suicide Prevention and Awareness
  • Article 6A. Competency and Criminal Responsibility of Persons Charged or Convicted of A Crime
  • Article 7. Release, Discharge and Readmission of Patients;  Escapees
  • Article 8. Maintenance of Mentally Ill or Mentally Retarded Patients
  • Article 9. Licensing of Hospitals
  • Article 12. Offenses
  • Article 13. Laws Repealed;  Severability
  • Article 14. Interstate Compact on Mental Health
  • Article 15. Interstate Compact on the Mentally Disordered Offender
  • Article 17. Group Residential Facilities

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