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The Baker Act

Baker Acting 7 year-olds

Baker Acting 7 year-olds

Florida’s mental health law, the Baker Act, gives law enforcement the right to detain someone, restrain them in a police vehicle using force as needed and take them to a designated psychiatric facility. An individual...

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The Baker Act and Your Rights as Parents

The Baker Act and Your Rights as Parents

The Baker Act (Translation) John Eddy Sarmiento, Reporter: Since 1971 in the State of Florida there is a law that considers the possibility that any person could be mentally ill. Rosa Prieto, Spokesperson for the...

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Mental Institutions: Still Hellish in 2015

Mental Institutions: Still Hellish in 2015

When 5 mental health institutions in California were investigated recently, a scathing 900 page report resulted. This voluminous release exposed sexual, physical, mental and emotional damage to patients. In short, not...

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