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      CHC 1408     


Art. 1408.  Facilities prohibited; emergency certificate for substance abuse treatment

A.  Minor patients involuntarily hospitalized by emergency certificate for substance abuse treatment shall not be admitted to the following facilities:

(1)  Private clinics.

(2)  Public or private halfway houses.

(3)  Public or private group homes.

(4)  Forensic facilities.

(5)  Residential facilities for children.

B.  Judicial commitment or hospitalization by emergency certificate may be made to any facility listed in Article 1406(B), except forensic facilities, provided that such facility has a substance abuse inpatient operation maintained separate and apart from any mental health inpatient operation in such facility.

Acts 1991, No. 235, §14, eff. Jan. 1, 1992.

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