2015 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 43A. Mental Health
§43A-1-102. Purpose of law.

43A OK Stat § 43A-1-102 (2015) What's This?

A. The purpose of the Mental Health Law is to provide for the humane care and treatment of persons who:

1. Are mentally ill; or

2. Require treatment for drug or alcohol abuse.

B. All such residents of this state are entitled to care and treatment in accordance with the appropriate standard of care.

Added by Laws 1953, p. 152, § 2, emerg. eff. June 3, 1953. Amended by Laws 1986, c. 103, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 1986. Renumbered from § 2 of this title by Laws 1986, c. 103, § 103, eff. Nov. 1, 1986. Amended by Laws 2001, c. 186, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2001; Laws 2003, c. 46, § 1, emerg. eff. April 8, 2003; Laws 2005, c. 348, § 10, eff. July 1, 2005.

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