Involuntary commitment (IVC) is when a person is put into a mental health facility against their will, or without their permission or the permission of their guardian. You must meet […]
Learn about DRNC”s Safe and Secure Schools project, and what parents can do if they suspect their child is being mistreated at school.
Learn about your discharge rights if you are voluntarily, or involuntarily admitted into a 24-hour mental health facility as a minor.
What are my discharge rights from a 24-hour mental health facility? You have the right to actively participate in your treatment You (or your legal guardian) and the internal advocate […]
An explanation of your right to refuse treatment or medication, including psychotropic medication, if you are a patient in a hospital.
Learn about your right to refuse medication in prison and the procedures for emergency and non-emergency situations.
An explanation of your right to refuse treatment or medication if you live in an intermediate care facility for individuals with I/DD.
An op-ed by CEO Virginia Knowlton Marcus in which she lauds media attention on the dangers of PRTFs for children and suggests solutions.