§ 4210.5. General purpose and principles.
The purpose of the act is to make it possible for every person with a mental disability to receive the kind of treatment he needs, when and where he needs it. The act requires that a range of services be available to persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability so that they will receive a comprehensive treatment program through a continuum of care in their own communities and, whenever possible, while they remain in their own homes.
The provisions of this § 4210.5 amended under sections 201(2) and (8) and 202 of the Mental Health and Intellectual Disability Act of 1966 (50 P.S. § § 4201(2) and (8) and 4202).
The provisions of this § 4210.5 amended June 17, 2016, effective June 18, 2016, 46 Pa.B. 3177. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (211811).
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