2006 Louisiana Laws - RS 28:52.1 — Informal voluntary admission

§52.1.  Informal voluntary admission

A.  In the discretion of the director, any mentally ill person or person suffering from substance abuse desiring admission to a treatment facility for diagnosis or treatment of a psychiatric disorder or substance abuse may be admitted upon the patient's request without a formal application.  

B.  Any patient admitted pursuant to this Section shall have the right to leave the treatment facility at any time during the normal day-shift hours of operation, which shall include but not be limited to nine a.m. to five p.m.

Added by Acts 1977, No. 714.  §1.  

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