under Mental Hygiene Law Article 10, a case review team reviews a
Upon the passing of Mental Hygiene Law Article 10, the New York
14) For instance, the New York State Mental Hygiene Law defines "mental disability" as: "[M]ental illness, intellectual disability, developmental disability, alcoholism, substance dependence, or chemical dependence.
Alternatively, the incapacitated defendant may be retained in the custody of the Commissioner as a voluntary patient, an informal patient or an involuntary patient pursuant to the Mental Hygiene Law.
Outreach and education providers collaborating with a health care provider are also eligible, as well as other providers licensed under Article 28 of the Public Health Law or Article 31 of the Mental Hygiene Law
, and health and mental health practitioners licensed under title eight of the Education Law.
CASE FACTS: A psychiatric patient identified only as William Doe was brought before the New York courts to determine whether the should be retained pursuant to the state's Mental Hygiene Law
The court's rationale was that if nurse practitioners can diagnose and treat patients pursuant to New York law, including the prescription of medication they should likewise be allowed to give admissible testimony at proceedings (such as in the case at bar) sufficient to make prima facie cases for court ordered treatment under New York's Mental Hygiene Law
The court held that the county prison's High Impact Incarceration Program (HIIP) was a "substance abuse program" governed by state Mental Hygiene Law
03 of the Mental Hygiene Law
to ensure that a supplemental needs trust will not be subject to claims by the state for the cost of services provided to the beneficiary by the Department of Mental Hygiene.
to provide alcohol and substance abuse counseling services pursuant to the mental hygiene law
New York has two major forms of guardianship for an incapacitated person (1): Article 81 of the Mental Hygiene Law
, titled "Proceedings for Appointment of a Guardian for Personal Needs or Property Management" (2) ("MHL 81") and Article 17-A of the Surrogate's Court Procedure Act, titled "Guardians of Mentally Retarded and Developmentally Disabled Persons" (3) CSCPA 17-A").