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SB 43 (Eggman, D-Stockton)

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SB 43 (Eggman, D-Stockton) Details

Signed by the governor on Oct. 10

SB 43 expands the definition of “gravely disabled” for purposes of either placing a person on an involuntary psychiatric hold or conservatorship. The new definition of “gravely disabled” includes individuals with either a severe substance use disorder or a co-occurring mental health disorder and a severe substance use disorder, and individuals who, due to a mental health disorder or one of the two above conditions, are unable to provide for their personal safety or necessary medical care.

Kirsten Barlow

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