2009 West Virginia Code
CHAPTER 27. MENTALLY ILL PERSONS
ARTICLE 1. WORDS AND PHRASES DEFINED.
§27-1-9 Mental health facility.
"Mental health facility" means any inpatient, residential or outpatient facility for the care and treatment of the mentally ill, mentally retarded or addicted which is operated, or licensed to operate, by the department of health and includes state hospitals as defined in section six of this article. The term also includes veterans administration hospitals, but does not include any regional jail, juvenile or adult correctional facility, or juvenile detention facility.
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