MCL - Section 330.1705

Act 258 of 1974

330.1705 Second opinion.

Sec. 705.

    (1) If an applicant for community mental health services has been denied mental health services, the applicant, his or her guardian if one has been appointed, or the applicant's parent or parents if the applicant is a minor may request a second opinion of the executive director. The executive director shall secure the second opinion from a physician, licensed psychologist, registered professional nurse, or master's level social worker, or master's level psychologist.
    (2) If the individual providing the second opinion determines that the applicant has a serious mental illness, serious emotional disturbance, or a developmental disability, or is experiencing an emergency situation or urgent situation, the community mental health services program shall direct services to the applicant.

History: Add. 1995, Act 290, Eff. Mar. 28, 1996