2010 Tennessee Code
Title 33 - Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities
Chapter 6 - Mental Health Service
Part 4 - Emergency Involuntary Admission to Inpatient Treatment
33-6-401 - Emergency detention.
33-6-401. Emergency detention.
IF AND ONLY IF
(1) a person has a mental illness or serious emotional disturbance, AND
(2) the person poses an immediate substantial likelihood of serious harm under § 33-6-501 because of the mental illness or serious emotional disturbance,
(3) the person may be detained under § 33-6-402 to obtain examination for certification of need for care and treatment.
[Acts 2000, ch. 947, § 1.]
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