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Tag: Residential Facilities

#IBelongToo

DRNC’s communications team is working on a new project called “I belong too.” This project lifts up…

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Involuntary Commitment

Involuntary commitment (IVC) is when a person is put into a mental health facility against their wil…

What is Olmstead?

Frequently asked questions. What is Olmstead? Olmstead is a 1999 US Supreme Court decision that says…

A latina mother speaks with her daughter and a nurse in a facility waiting room.

Discharge Rights: Minors

Learn about your discharge rights if you are voluntarily, or involuntarily admitted into a 24-hour m…

Discharge Rights: Adults

What are my discharge rights from a 24-hour mental health facility? You have the right to actively p…

sad woman with long hair sits with hands pulled into sleeves, gazing down as psychiatrist explains the treatment plan

Right to Refuse Medication in Hospitals

An explanation of your right to refuse treatment or medication, including psychotropic medication, i…

Prison corridor, focus is on the opening of a door, blurred view of guards at the far end of the corridor

Your Right to Refuse Medication in Prison

Learn about your right to refuse medication in prison and the procedures for emergency and non-emerg…

Black man in wheelchair meeting with psychologist in ICF-IID facility. The psychologist, who is also black, wears a pink headband, and holds a laptop. She seems to be explaining something to the man.

Your Right to Refuse Medication in Facilities

An explanation of your right to refuse treatment or medication if you live in an intermediate care f…

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The Promise of Olmstead cannot be Broken

A message from DRNC’s CEO This season of gratitude has us thinking about the meaning of home.…

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