Involuntary Commitment

Arizona laws allows a person with a mental illness to be admitted and detained involuntary in a hospital for 24 hours in an emergency without an order from a court, if, as a result of a mental illness if a person is likely to harm him/herself or someone else. Involuntary Commitment is also referred to as Title 36, Court Ordered Treatment or COT, or Court Ordered Evaluation or COE.


This is a PowerPoint presentation on Involuntary Commitment presented at the 2019 Eric Gilbertson Advocacy Institute in Phoenix.