- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 47. Welfare, Social Services and Institutions
- Chapter 30. Mental Health
- Section 800. Conversion of Involuntary Outpatient Treatment to Inpatient Commitment.
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AS 47.30.800. Conversion of Involuntary Outpatient Treatment to Inpatient Commitment.
- (a) A respondent ordered by the court under the provisions of AS 47.30.700 - 47.30.915 to receive involuntary outpatient treatment may
be required to undergo inpatient treatment when the provider of outpatient care finds that (1) the respondent is
mentally ill and is likely to cause serious harm to self or others or is still gravely disabled; (2) the respondent's
behavior since the hearing resulting in court-ordered treatment indicates that the respondent now needs inpatient
treatment to protect self or others; (3) there is reason to believe that the respondent's mental condition will improve
as a result of inpatient treatment; and (4) there is an inpatient facility appropriate to the respondent's need which
will accept the respondent as a patient. Treatment for these respondents shall be available at state-operated
hospitals at all times.
- (b) Upon making the findings specified in (a) of this section, the provisions of AS 47.30.795
(c) relating to notice and AS 47.30.745
relating to hearing apply.
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