What Is The Mental Health Treatment Declaration?

The Mental Health Treatment Declaration allows an adult of sound mind to declare in advance her preferences or instructions for mental health treatment should she become unable to make decisions for herself due to the symptoms of a mental disorder, and to name an individual to make decisions on her own behalf.

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