If the division, physician or evaluation facility decides to seek commitment of the client for evaluation and treatment, a petition shall be filed with the court within five days of admission requesting the commitment.The petition shall include a description of the specific behavior or symptoms of the client [ evidence a likelihood of serious harm to the client or others and shall include an initial screening report by the evaluating physician individually or with the assistance of a mental health professional or, if a physician is not available, by a mental health professional acceptable to the court.
"individual instruction" means an individual's direction concerning a mental health treatment decision for the individual, made while the individual has capacity, which is to be implemented when the individual has been determined to lack capacity; G.
The treatment guardian shall make a decision on behalf of the client whether to accept treatment, depending on whether the treatment appears to be in the client's best interest and is the least drastic means for accomplishing the treatment objective.
In making [ If a client, who is not a resident of a medical facility and for whom a treatment guardian has been appointed, refuses to comply with the decision of the treatment guardian, the treatment guardian may apply to the court for an enforcement order.
If the proposed client is summoned and fails to appear at the proposed time and upon a finding of the court that the proposed client has failed to appear, or appears without having been evaluated, the court may order the proposed client to be detained for evaluation as provided for in Subsection C of Section 43-1-10 NMSA 1978. A court-appointed guardian for an adult involved in an involuntary commitment proceeding shall have automatic standing to appear at all stages of the proceeding and shall be allowed to testify by telephone or through affidavit if circumstances make live testimony too burdensome.
others, that extended treatment is likely to improve the client's condition and that the proposed extended commitment is consistent with the least drastic means principle, the court shall order commitment of the client for a period not to exceed six months, except that when the client has been committed for two consecutive periods of commitment, any commitment commencing thereafter shall not exceed one year.
the right to immediate discharge from the residential facility upon request, unless the director of the facility or a physician determines that the client requires continued confinement and meets the criteria for involuntary residential treatment or habilitation under the code. No psychotropic medication, psychosurgery, convulsive therapy, experimental treatment or behavior modification program involving aversive stimuli or substantial deprivations shall be administered to [B.