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									                Virginia Mental Health Reform Law, effective July 1, 2008

*Dangerousness Criteria: The person has a mental illness and there is substantial
likelihood that, as a result of mental illness, the person will, in the near future, (1) cause
serious physical harm to himself or others as evidenced by recent behavior causing,
attempting, or threatening harm and other relevant information, if any.        OR

*Inability to Care Criteria: The person has a mental illness and there is substantial
likelihood that, as a result of mental illness, the person will, in the near future, (2) suffer
serious harm due to his lack of capability to protect himself from harm or to provide for
his basic human needs.

Also that the person is: 1) in need of hospitalization or treatment, AND 2) is unwilling
to volunteer or incapable of volunteering for hospitalization or treatment.

*This criteria for adults is the same for ECO, TDO and commitment.



                Virginia Mental Health Reform Law, effective July 1, 2008

*Dangerousness Criteria: The person has a mental illness and there is substantial
likelihood that, as a result of mental illness, the person will, in the near future, (1) cause
serious physical harm to himself or others as evidenced by recent behavior causing,
attempting, or threatening harm and other relevant information, if any.        OR

*Inability to Care Criteria: The person has a mental illness and there is substantial
likelihood that, as a result of mental illness, the person will, in the near future, (2) suffer
serious harm due to his lack of capability to protect himself from harm or to provide for
his basic human needs.

Also that the person is: 1) in need of hospitalization or treatment, AND 2) is unwilling
to volunteer or incapable of volunteering for hospitalization or treatment.

*This criteria for adults is the same for ECO, TDO and commitment.




                Virginia Mental Health Reform Law, effective July 1, 2008

*Dangerousness Criteria: The person has a mental illness and there is substantial
likelihood that, as a result of mental illness, the person will, in the near future, (1) cause
serious physical harm to himself or others as evidenced by recent behavior causing,
attempting, or threatening harm and other relevant information, if any.        OR

*Inability to Care Criteria: The person has a mental illness and there is substantial
likelihood that, as a result of mental illness, the person will, in the near future, (2) suffer
serious harm due to his lack of capability to protect himself from harm or to provide for
his basic human needs.

Also that the person is: 1) in need of hospitalization or treatment, AND 2) is unwilling
to volunteer or incapable of volunteering for hospitalization or treatment.

*This criteria for adults is the same for ECO, TDO and commitment.

								
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