Skip to content
Notification Image

Important! APA's Online Systems Updated.

Password reset will be required.

Read more here >

Non-Emergency Involuntary Medication for Mental Disorders in U.S. Jails

Approved by the Joint Reference Committee, October 2020

  • 2020

Resource Document on Non-Emergency Involuntary Medication for Mental Disorders in U.S. Jails

Approved by the Joint Reference Committee, October 2020

Psychiatrists who work in jail settings will encounter patients for whom the administration of non-emergency involuntary medication is clinically indicated for the stabilization of their serious mental illness. This resource document is intended to guide psychiatrists in decision-making about non-emergency involuntary psychiatric medication administration in U.S. jails by providing background information and highlighting issues for consideration.

Medical leadership for mind, brain and body.

Join Today