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The Youth Drug Stabilization (Support for Parents) Act

Government of Manitoba Country Resources Child and Youth Substance Abuse/Alcohol policies/plans/legislations and service standards Manitoba 13 June 2006 Legislation/regulation alcohol, consent, health facility

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The Youth Drug Stabilization (Support for Parents) Act provides a way to access involuntary detention and short-term stabilization for young Manitobans under 18 years of age. However, the act is intended as a last resort, when other measures have been unsuccessful and where a youth is causing serious self-harm through severe, persistent substance abuse. The purpose of the stabilization period is to provide a safe, secure environment to engage the youth and develop a treatment plan that he or she will follow after discharge."

This version is current as of July 04, 2014. It has been in effect since April 01, 2014.
This document was uploaded on July 7, 2014.
For ongoing amendments and the latest version of the law please refer to this link: http://web2.gov.mb.ca/laws/statutes/ccsm/y050e.php

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