Form DMHT, Declaration for Mental Health Treatment

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Effective Date
09/2017
Document
DMHT.pdf (71.49 KB)
Document
DMHT-S.pdf (168.95 KB)

 

Instructions

Updated: 9/2017

 

Purpose

This document allows you to make decisions in advance about mental health treatment and specifically three types of mental health treatment: psychoactive medication, convulsive therapy and emergency mental health treatment. The instructions that you include in this declaration will be followed only if a court believes that you are incapacitated to make treatment decisions. Otherwise, you will be considered able to give or withhold consent for the treatments.