37.106.1976 OUTPATIENT CRISIS RESPONSE FACILITY: DEFINITIONS
In addition to the definitions in 50-5-101 , MCA, the following definitions apply to this subchapter:
(1) "Inpatient crisis stabilization program" means 24-hour supervised treatment for adults with a mental illness for the purpose of stabilizing the individual's symptoms.
(2) "Outpatient crisis response facility" means an outpatient facility operated by a licensed hospital or a licensed mental health center that provides evaluation, intervention, and referral for individuals experiencing a crisis due to serious mental illness or a serious mental illness with a co-occurring substance use disorder. The facility may not provide services to a client for more than 23 hours and 59 minutes from the time the client arrives at the facility. The facility must discharge or transfer the client to the appropriate level of care.
History: 50-5-103, MCA; IMP, 50-5-103, MCA; NEW, 2006 MAR p. 1285, Eff. 5/19/06.