Order of Non-Hospitalization Study Committee

07 August 2018

Charge of the Committee – There is created the Order of Non-Hospitalization Study Committee to examine the strengths and weaknesses of Vermont’s orders of non-hospitalization for the purpose of improving patient care.

September 27, 2018

August 23, 2018

July 26, 2018

 

Reports and Studies

White Paper by Rod Copeland January 18, 2000

Vermont Psychiatric Survivors on ONH Statues (September 27, 2018)

State's Attorney's Memo: David Gartenstein

NAMI Involuntary Outpatient Commitment Myths and Facts

Reimagining ONH: TAC Report

Video of Testimony: Forward by Pheobe Sparrow Wagner

A Vision for Persons with Mental Health Challenges: One Alternative to Orders of NonHospitalization(PDF)

A Vision for Persons with Mental Health Challenges: One Alternative to Orders of NonHospitalization(Powerpoint)

Sample Draft Motion to Modify ONH - Judge Teachout

ONH Process Flow Charts:

ONH Process Flow Chart - Family Court

ONH Process Flow Chart - Criminal Court

 

Mental Health Commitment statutes:

Title 18 §7617       https://legislature.vermont.gov/statutes/section/18/181/07617           

Title 18 §7617a     https://legislature.vermont.gov/statutes/section/18/181/07617a         

Title 18 §7621       https://legislature.vermont.gov/statutes/section/18/181/07621           

 

Vermont Involuntary Medication Statutes:

Title 18 §7624 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact Information

Department of Mental Health
Commissioner Melissa Bailey
280 State Drive, NOB 2 North
Waterbury, VT 05671-2010
Phone:  (802) 241-0090
Fax: (802) 241-0100

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