Proper Care of Psychiatric Patients

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Proper Care of Psychiatric Patients

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society support cooperation between the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, the North Carolina Post-Release Supervision and Parole Commission, and the North Carolina Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services to:

  1. Provide proper medical and psychiatric care to prisoners suffering from a psychiatric illness while incarcerated.
  2. Arrange for proper follow-up care of former prisoners upon their release from prison, and
  3. Provide follow-up care for mentally ill offenders upon return to the community.

(Report E-1982, adopted 5/7/1982) (reaffirmed, Report JJ-1992, Item 2, adopted 11/8/1992) (revised, Report H-2002, adopted 11/17/2002) (reaffirmed, Report R-2007, Item 2-8, adopted 10/21/2007) (revised, Report F-2012, Item 1-3, adopted 10/27/2012)
(reaffirmed, Board Report-2018, Item 20, adopted 11/3/2018)

 
 

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