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  • PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
  • TITLE II EXECUTIVE AND ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS
    OF THE COMMONWEALTH
  • CHAPTER 19 DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH

Section 1 - Creation; powers of department and commissioner; safety symposium

Section 2 - Commissioner; appointment; qualifications; appointments by commissioner; report; salary

Section 3 - Deputy commissioner; appointment; duties; qualifications

Section 4 - Assistant, deputy or associate commissioners; appointment; duties; qualifications

Section 5 - Legal counsel

Section 6 - Program for training of residents in psychiatry and other professional disciplines

Section 7 - State facilities under department control; admission

Section 8 - Superintendents or directors; vacancies; appointments; qualifications; officers

Section 8A - Boards of trustees for state hospitals

Section 9 - Repealed, 1996, 58, Sec. 12

Section 10 - Crimes committed by or upon persons on facility premises or persons in care of facility

Section 11 - Mental health advisory council

Section 11A - Disclosure of financial interest in department contracts by human rights advisory committee members

Section 12 - Community mental health services

Section 13 - Community mental health area directors

Section 14 - Community mental health area boards

Section 15 - Duties and powers of area boards

Section 16 - Development and maintenance of community mental health services

Section 17 - Area advisory committees

Section 18 - Rules and regulations

Section 19 - Residential or day care services; licenses

Section 20 - Mental health facility employees; civil service exemption

Section 21 - Interagency agreements with developmental services department

Section 22 - Consultation of commissioner for behavioral health services for children

Section 23 - Children’s behavioral research center; powers and duties; annual report

Section 24 - Notification of parent or guardian of child receiving inpatient psychiatric services