2020 Wyoming Statutes
Title 25 - Institutions of the State
Chapter 5 - Life Resource Center
Section 25-5-118 - Release of Voluntary Client Upon Request; Exceptions.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 25-5-118 (2020)

25-5-118. Release of voluntary client upon request; exceptions.

(a) A voluntary client may be discharged by the administrator at any time within twenty (20) days of receipt of a written request for the release by the client, his parent or guardian, and the administrator shall arrange for appropriate transition services, except:

(i) If the client was admitted on his own application and the request for discharge is made by a person other than the client, release shall be conditioned upon the client's consent;

(ii) If the client is a minor or ward, his discharge shall be conditioned upon the consent of his parent or guardian;

(iii) If the administrator has probable cause to believe release of the client will endanger the life, health or safety of the client or others and he incorporates a written statement of the facts supporting his belief in the client's file, he may apply for involuntary admission pursuant to W.S. 25-5-119. The administrator, as a mandatory reporter, shall contact adult protective services for appropriate proceedings.

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