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Texas Administrative Code: - Title 25 - Part 1 - Chapter 404 - Subchapter E: Rights of Persons Receiving Mental Health Services

The Legislature of the state of Texas Country Resources Mental Health Legislation, Regulations and Implementation Guides Texas 31 December 1993 Legislation/regulation child and adolescent mental health, human rights, involuntary admission, mental health service, political rights, seclusion

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The purpose of this subchapter is:

(1) to provide to persons receiving mental health services

(2) to require the development of rights handbooks and their distribution to persons receiving mental health services and, when applicable, to the persons with legal responsibility for them and other interested parties

(3) to require the appointment of a rights protection officer at each department facility and community MHMR center which provides mental health services; and

(4) to ensure that department facility, community center, and psychiatric hospital employees are aware of the rights of persons receiving mental health services.

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