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Do I have the legal right to refuse treatment after a suicide attempt?

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Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: No

You cannot refuse treatment if you are deemed a danger to yourself and you have been put on an involutary hold by a physician until you are cleared by a psychologist or psychiatrist.

In brief: No

You cannot refuse treatment if you are deemed a danger to yourself and you have been put on an involutary hold by a physician until you are cleared by a psychologist or psychiatrist.
Dr. Kevin Considine
Dr. Kevin Considine
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Dr. Vikas Duvvuri
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: But...

Although you cannot refuse immediate treatment if you are a danger to yourself, the overall process comes under judicial review fairly quickly depending on the state laws.

In brief: But...

Although you cannot refuse immediate treatment if you are a danger to yourself, the overall process comes under judicial review fairly quickly depending on the state laws.
Dr. Vikas Duvvuri
Dr. Vikas Duvvuri
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