Mental Health FAQs

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Mental Health

If a patient needs mental health treatment and is a danger to himself or others, but refuses to seek treatment, there are options. The attachments below provide guidance and step-by-step instructions to begin the process. Please call 281-341-4555 for more information.

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Mental Health Warrants Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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  • What is a Mental Health Warrant?

  • What do I do if there is a mental health EMERGENCY?

  • What are the requirements for a Mental Health Warrant?

  • Who can file an application for a Mental Health Warrant?

  • Is there anything I need to do before I apply for a Mental Health Warrant?

  • How and where do I file for a Mental Health Warrant in Fort Bend County?

  • Can’t I just commit someone for mental health treatment?

  • Are there any alternatives to filing for a Mental Health Warrant?

  • Can someone be committed for substance abuse?

  • How do I begin the process for commitment for substance abuse treatment?