Legislative finding and intent—Purpose of chapter.
Age of consent—Outpatient treatment of minors for chemical dependency.
Notice to parents, school contacts for referring students to inpatient treatment.
Review of admission and inpatient treatment of minors—Determination of medical necessity—Department review—Minor declines necessary treatment—At-risk youth petition—Costs—Public funds.
Voluntary treatment of individuals with a substance use disorder.
Treatment programs and facilities—Admissions—Peace officer duties—Protective custody.
Joinder of petitions for commitment.
Evaluation by designated chemical dependency specialist—When required—Required notifications.
Involuntary commitment proceedings—Prosecuting attorney may represent specialist or program.
Detention, commitment duties—Designation of county designated mental health professional.
Court-ordered treatment—Required notifications.
Persons subject to court-ordered treatment or supervision—Documentation.
Visitation and communication with patients.
Payment for treatment—Financial ability of patients.
Minor—When outpatient treatment provider must give notice to parents.
Minor—Parental consent for inpatient treatment—Exception.
Minor—Parent not liable for payment unless consented to treatment—No right to public funds.
Minor—Parent may request determination whether minor has chemical dependency requiring inpatient treatment—Minor consent not required—Duties and obligations of professional person and facility.
Minor—Parent may request determination whether minor has chemical dependency requiring outpatient treatment—Consent of minor not required—Discharge of minor.
Minor—Petition to superior court for release from facility.
Not released by petition under RCW 70.96A.255—
Release within thirty days—
Professional may initiate proceedings to stop release.
Eligibility for medical assistance under chapter 74.09
Payment by department.
Application—Construction—1972 ex.s. c 122.
Department allocation of funds—Construction.
Severability—1972 ex.s. c 122.
Section, subsection headings not part of law.