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California Health and Safety Code. Division 106. Section 124260: Article 3. Mental Health Services for Minors

California State Assembly; Government of California Country Resources Child and Youth Mental Health Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans, Service Standards California 31 December 2011 Legislation/regulation child and adolescent mental health, consent, mental health service

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Proceeded by Senate Bill 543, signed by the Governor of California in October 2010.

The document states that:

A minor can consent to mental health treatment if he or
she meets both of the following requirements:

• Age 12 or older

• The minor is mature enough to participate
intelligently in the treatment.

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