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2020 Tennessee Code
Title 33 - Mental Health and Substance Abuse and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Chapter 6 - Mental Health Service
Part 7 - Discharge From Inpatient Treatment
§ 33-6-707. Persons Eligible for Discharge Subject to Mandatory Outpatient Treatment
Universal Citation: TN Code § 33-6-707 (2020)
- a person was committed involuntarily under chapter 6, part 5 of this title, AND
- the person has a mental illness or serious emotional disturbance or has a mental illness or serious emotional disturbance in remission, AND
- the person would pose a likelihood of serious harm under § 33-6-501 unless treatment continues, AND
- voluntary outpatient treatment is not a suitable less drastic alternative to commitment because the person is not likely to participate in outpatient treatment without being legally obligated to do so,
- the person is eligible for discharge only under § 33-6-602.
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