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What is the criteria that people get put in either 72 hour holds or longer in psychiatric hospitals?

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
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In brief: 3 things

They have to be an immediate danger to themselves.
They must be an immediate threat to someone else. They need to be gravely disabled, i.e. Cannot give a reasonable plan for obtaining food, clothing, shelter.

In brief: 3 things

They have to be an immediate danger to themselves.
They must be an immediate threat to someone else. They need to be gravely disabled, i.e. Cannot give a reasonable plan for obtaining food, clothing, shelter.
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