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Final vote on involuntary outpatient commitment bill AB 2357 held over until August 14 (tags)
Mental health clients mobilize last-minute letter-writing campaign to stop bill in Senate
California Clients Fight Forced Mental Health Treatment (tags)
In a move that has angered mental health clients and spurred mounting criticism of voter betrayal, state officials announced Tuesday that counties will likely be allowed to use taxpayer money from recently passed ballot measure Proposition 63 to fund involuntary treatment, including court-ordered outpatient commitment. In response, clients have launched a letter-writing campaign to demand the state reverse its course.