Florida’s Baker Act is a Danger to All

If you found out that someone was involuntarily committed to a psychiatric hospital, you might assume the person must have some serious mental health problems and needs to be removed from society to get some help. This is not the typical case. In fact, every 1 ¼ minutes, someone is involuntarily committed so it is not logical that there are that many people out there that need to be committed, or “Baker Acted,” as it is known in the state of Florida. Instead of this law protecting individuals, it poses a dangerous threat to anyone.

When Life Became an Illness

Psychiatry—Stealing Children

When a mother in Michigan noticed that the pills being prescribed to her daughter were making her condition worse and not better, she stopped giving her daughter the medications. That’s when the real trouble began! When Child Protective Services found out that the...