Section 22-56-3

Legislative declarations.

The Legislature declares that mental health services shall be individualized, empowering, culturally relevant and diverse, flexible, and include natural supports. Mental health services shall also be provided in a way which is normalizing as well as respectful of the rights, responsibilities, and feelings of each consumer. Mental health services shall also focus on enabling individuals to maintain responsibility to the greatest extent possible for setting their own goals, directing their own lives, and acting responsibly as members of their community.

(Acts 1995, No. 95-744, p. 1690, §3.)