Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Blagg: A limit on rights? | The Recorder

"In Massachusetts — one of only five states, including Connecticut, in the nation with no equivalent to Kendra’s Law — legislation has been introduced that would allow clinicians to petition the courts for an order forcing a person with a documented history of severe mental illness to take medications designed to reduce the risk they might pose to themselves and others."
Note of interest, Tennessee is also "one of only five states in the nation with no equivalent to Kendra's Law".

Read the entire Editorial here:  Blagg: A limit on rights? | The Recorder

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