Is Involuntary Commitment to Substance Abuse Treatment Legal?

Question by Italian Mike: Is involuntary commitment to substance abuse treatment legal?
Is court mandated substance abuse treatment legal in some states or all states?

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Answer by gmw2
all states I know of, but don’t worry, california will probably be the first to end it

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Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Substance Abuse – In this clip from a recent 3-day workshop at the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Dr. Aaron Beck discusses how CBT can be used to treat substance use disorders. Dr. Beck explains how the generic cognitive model can be applied to specific situations, such as when a patient is faced with a craving. He also describes the process of coping with cravings via experiential CBT treatment.


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