NOTICE: The following reference to the Code of Laws of South Carolina is for general information only. Specific circumstances and facts may require consultation with DMH supervisory staff and/or the Office of General Counsel.
The following are links to portions of the Code of Laws of South Carolina pertaining to DMH, voluntary and involuntary (judicial commitment and emergency admission) treatment, capacity to stand trial, patient rights, sexually violent predator, etc. For a full reading of specific statutes from “South Carolina Legislature Online” follow the TITLE and CHAPTER LINKS below.
TITLE 44 HEALTH
TITLE 17 - CRIMINAL PROCEDURES
TITLE 43 - SOCIAL SERVICES
TITLE 62 - SOUTH CAROLINA PROBATE CODE