Emergency commitment, called the Baker Act or the Florida Mental Health Act in Florida, is something that occurs when an individual appears to have a mental health disorder and is a danger to themselves or others.
Criminal justice professionals can initiate emergency commitment. Relating to your module resources and resources on the web, do you feel that emergency commitment is an adequate response to the issue of suicide? Defend your answer with research. 200 min word essay. Refer & cite current resources in your answer.