DRO releases new publication on civil commitment

Disability Rights Ohio has developed a new publication that outlines your rights during the civil commitment process. Civil commitment is a legal process for a probate court to order a person into treatment for their mental illness. It is sometimes called "court-ordered treatment," "involuntary commitment," or even "being probated." Read more...

April 29, 2016Read More

New publication explains changes to Ohio's civil commitment laws

On June 17, 2014, Governor Kasich signed Senate Bill 43, which made changes to Ohio’s civil commitment process for individuals with mental illness. The new law goes into effect on September 17, 2014. Disability Rights Ohio has created a new publication, Changes to Ohio’s Civil Commitment Laws, to provide information... Read more...

September 12, 2014Read More

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