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Nevada Revised Statutes - Mental Health

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.010

Applicability of chapter. The provisions of this chapter apply to all mental health centers of the Division of Mental Health and Developmental Services of the Department and of the Division ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.011

Definitions. As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 433A.012 to 433A.018, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to them in those ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.012

“Administrative officer” defined. “Administrative officer” means a person with overall executive and administrative responsibility for those state or nonstate facilities for mental health or mental retardation designated by the Administrator. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.013

“Administrator” defined. “Administrator” means:

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, the Administrator of the Division of Mental Health and Developmental Services of the Department.

2. Regarding ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.014

“Client” defined. “Client” means any person who seeks, on his own or another’s initiative, and can benefit from, care, treatment, treatment to competency or training provided by the Division. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.015

“Division” defined. “Division” means:

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, the Division of Mental Health and Developmental Services of the Department.

2. Regarding the provision of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.016

“Division facility” defined. “Division facility” means:

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, any unit or subunit operated by the Division of Mental Health and Developmental Services of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.017

“Medical director” defined. “Medical director” means the chief medical officer of any program of the Division of Mental Health and Developmental Services of the Department. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.018

“Person professionally qualified in the field of psychiatric mental health” defined. “Person professionally qualified in the field of psychiatric mental health” means:

1. A psychiatrist licensed to practice medicine ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.020

Administrative officer: Qualifications. The administrative officer of a facility of the Division must:

1. Be selected on the basis of training and demonstrated administrative qualities of leadership in any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.030

Administrative officer: Powers and duties. The administrative officers have the following powers and duties, subject to the administrative supervision of the Administrator:

1. To exercise general supervision of and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.040

Administrative officer: Other employment prohibited; exceptions. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 284.143, an administrative officer shall devote his entire time to the duties of his position and shall have ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.080

Coordinator of medical programs: Qualifications and selection; powers and duties.

1. A coordinator of medical programs is the medical head of any division facility designated by the Administrator. He ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.090

Revolving Account for Northern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services. There is hereby created a Revolving Account for Northern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services in the sum of $7,500, which may ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.100

Gift accounts in Department of Human Resources’ Gift Fund; sale or exchange of gifts of property.

1. A gift account in the Department of Human Resources’ Gift Fund is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.110

Canteen for facility of Division: Establishment and operation.

1. The administrative officer of a division mental health facility which provides treatment for inpatients may cause to be established a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.115

“Mentally ill person” defined.

1. As used in NRS 433A.115 to 433A.330, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, “mentally ill person” means any person whose capacity to exercise self-control, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.120

Types of admission. There are three types of admission to mental health facilities in the State of Nevada:

1. Voluntary admission;

2. Emergency admission; and

3. Involuntary ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.130

Forms for admission. All applications and certificates for the admission of any person in the State of Nevada to a mental health facility under the provisions of this chapter shall ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.140

Voluntary admission: Procedures for admission and release; effect of voluntary release.

1. Any person may apply to:

(a) A public or private mental health facility in the State ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.145

Restrictions on change of status from voluntary client to emergency admission.

1. If a mentally ill person is admitted to a public or private mental health facility or hospital ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.150

Detention for evaluation, observation and treatment; limitation on time.

1. Any person alleged to be a mentally ill person may, upon application pursuant to NRS 433A.160 and subject to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.160

Procedure for admission.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, an application for the emergency admission of an allegedly mentally ill person for evaluation, observation and treatment may ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.165

Examination required before transportation of person to mental health facility; treatment required under certain circumstances before transportation of person to mental health facility; payment of costs; regulations.

1. Before ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.170

Certificate of psychiatrist, licensed psychologist or physician required. Except as otherwise provided in this section, the administrative officer of a facility operated by the Division or of any other public ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.180

Requirements for and limitations on applications and certificates. No application or certificate authorized under NRS 433A.160 or 433A.170 may be considered if made by a psychiatrist, psychologist or physician who ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.190

Notice to spouse or guardian. Within 24 hours of a person’s admission under emergency admission, the administrative officer of a public or private mental health facility shall give notice of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.200

Petition: Filing; certificate or statement of alleged mental illness; statement of parent consenting to treatment of minor.

1. A proceeding for an involuntary court-ordered admission of any person in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.210

Requirements of petition that is filed after emergency admission. In addition to the requirements of NRS 433A.200, a petition filed pursuant to that section with the clerk of the district ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.220

Hearing on petition; notice; discharge of person before hearing.

1. Immediately after he receives any petition filed pursuant to NRS 433A.200 or 433A.210, the clerk of the district court ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.230

Bond of petitioner. The court in its discretion may require any petitioner under NRS 433A.200, except any duly accredited agent of the Department or any officer authorized to make arrests ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.240

Examination of person alleged to be mentally ill; protective custody pending hearing.

1. After the filing of a petition to commence proceedings for the involuntary court-ordered admission of a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.250

Evaluation team: Establishment; composition; fees.

1. The Administrator shall establish such evaluation teams as are necessary to aid the courts under NRS 433A.240 and 433A.310.

2. Each team ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.260

Proceedings held in county where persons to conduct examination are available; expense of proceedings paid by county.

1. In counties where the examining personnel required pursuant to NRS 433A.240 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.270

Right to counsel; compensation of counsel; recess; duties of district attorney.

1. The allegedly mentally ill person or any relative or friend on his behalf is entitled to retain ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.280

Testimony. In proceedings for involuntary court-ordered admission, the court shall hear and consider all relevant testimony, including, but not limited to, the testimony of examining personnel who participated in the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.290

Right of person alleged to be mentally ill to be present and testify. In proceedings for an involuntary court-ordered admission, the person with respect to whom the proceedings are held ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.300

Fees and mileage for witnesses. Witnesses subpoenaed under the provisions of this chapter shall be paid the same fees and mileage as are paid to witnesses in the courts of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.310

Findings and order; expiration and renewal of admission; alternative courses of treatment.

1. If the district court finds, after proceedings for the involuntary court-ordered admission of a person to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.320

Clinical abstract to accompany order. The order for involuntary court admission of any person to a mental health facility, public or private, shall be accompanied by a clinical abstract, including ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.330

Transportation to mental health facility.

1. When any involuntary court admission is ordered under the provisions of this chapter, the involuntarily admitted person, together with the court orders and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.350

Information to be furnished to client upon admission.

1. Upon admission to any public or private mental health facility, each client of the facility and the client’s spouse and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.360

Clinical records: Contents; confidentiality.

1. A clinical record for each client must be diligently maintained by any division facility or private institution or facility offering mental health services. The ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.370

Escape or absence without leave.

1. When a client committed by a court to a division facility on or before June 30, 1975, or a client who is judicially ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.380

Conditional release: No liability of state; restoration of rights; notice to court and district attorney; order to return to facility; judicial review of order to return to facility.

1. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.390

Release without further order of court; early release.

1. When a client, involuntarily admitted to a mental health facility by court order, is released at the end of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.400

Return of indigent to county of last residence or county where involuntarily admitted; notice.

1. An indigent resident of this state discharged as having recovered from his mental illness, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.420

Transfer to hospital of Department of Veterans Affairs or other facility; duties of medical director and Commission upon objection of client. The medical director of a division facility may order ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.430

Transfer to facility in other state: Examination; contract; objection to transfer; fee for examination.

1. Whenever the Administrator determines that division facilities within the State are inadequate for the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.440

Transfer of nonresident to state of residence.

1. If any person involuntarily court-admitted to any division facility pursuant to NRS 433A.310 is found by the court not to be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.450

Detention and treatment of mentally ill offender. When a psychiatrist and one other person professionally qualified in the field of psychiatric mental health determines that an offender confined in an ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.460

Legal capacity of client unimpaired unless adjudicated incompetent.

1. No person admitted to a public or private mental health facility pursuant to this chapter shall, by reason of such ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.470

Guardian may be appointed for person adjudicated incompetent. A court-adjudicated mentally incompetent person admitted to a public or private mental health facility may have a guardian appointed either by the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.480

Evaluation of person adjudicated incompetent; initiation of action for restoration to legal capacity.

1. The medical director of a division mental health facility shall have all adjudicated mentally incompetent ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.490

Restoration of legal capacity of person previously adjudicated incompetent. Any person in the State of Nevada who, by reason of a judicial decree ordering his hospitalization entered prior to July ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.580

Arrangements for payment of costs required. No person may be admitted to a private hospital or division mental health facility pursuant to the provisions of this chapter unless mutually agreeable ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.590

Schedule of fees.

1. Fees for the cost of treatment and services rendered through any division facility must be established pursuant to the fee schedule established under NRS 433.404 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.600

Charges to nonindigent client and responsible relative; recovery by civil action; disposition of receipts.

1. A person who is admitted to a facility operated by the Division and not ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.610

Liability of certain relatives and estate of client for payment of costs; recovery by legal action.

1. When a person is admitted to a division facility or hospital under ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.620

Limitation on payment from estate of client. Payment for the care, support, maintenance and other expenses of a person admitted to a division mental health facility shall not be exacted ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.630

Special agreement for support of client adjudicated incompetent; advance payments.

1. The administrative officers of the respective division facilities may enter into special agreements secured by properly executed bonds ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.640

Parties responsible for payment of charges after court-ordered admission; investigation of ability to pay.

1. Once a court has ordered the admission of a person to a division facility, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.650

Benefits available from third party. Determination of ability to pay pursuant to NRS 433A.640 shall include investigation of whether the client has benefits due and owing to him for the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.660

Collection of fees by legal action and other methods.

1. If the client, his responsible relative pursuant to NRS 433A.610, guardian or the estate neglects or refuses to pay ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.680

Payment of costs of medical services rendered by person not on staff of facility of Division. The expense of diagnostic, medical and surgical services furnished to a client admitted to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.690

Claim against estate of deceased client. Claims by a division mental health facility against the estates of deceased clients may be presented to the executor or Administrator in the manner ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.701

Definitions. As used in NRS 433A.701 to 433A.711, inclusive:

1. “Seal” means placing records in a separate file or other repository not accessible to the general public.

2. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.703

Right to petition for sealing of records. Any person who is admitted to a public or private hospital or mental health facility in this state either voluntarily or as the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.705

Petition: Filing, contents and supplemental documents. A petition filed pursuant to NRS 433A.703 must:

1. Be filed with the district court of the county where the petitioner resides or, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.707

Notice of hearing on petition.

1. Upon the filing of a petition, the court shall fix a time, not less than 10 days nor more than 30 days thereafter, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.709

Hearing; determination; court order.

1. At the time stated in the notice, or at the earliest time thereafter to which the hearing is postponed, the court shall proceed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.711

Effect of sealing records; inspection after sealing.

1. If the court orders records of admission and treatment sealed pursuant to NRS 433A.709, the petitioner’s admission is deemed never to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.740

Liability of public officer or employee. Any public officer or employee who transports or delivers or assists in transporting or delivering or detains or assists in detaining any person pursuant ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.750

Unlawful acts; penalties.

1. A person who:

(a) Without probable cause for believing a person to be mentally ill causes or conspires with or assists another to cause ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433B.010

Definitions. As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 433B.020 to 433B.100, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to them in those ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433B.020

“Administrative officer” defined. “Administrative officer” means a person with overall executive and administrative responsibility for those state or nonstate facilities for the mental health of children designated by the Administrator. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433B.030

“Administrator” defined. “Administrator” means the Administrator of the Division. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433B.040

“Child” defined. “Child” means a person less than 18 years of age or, if in school, until graduation from high school. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433B.050

“Client” defined. “Client” means a child who seeks, on his own or another’s initiative, and can benefit from care and treatment provided by the Division. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433B.060

“Division” defined. “Division” means the Division of Child and Family Services. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433B.070

“Division facility” defined. “Division facility” means any unit or subunit operated by the Division for the care and treatment of clients. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433B.080

“Emotionally disturbed child” defined. “Emotionally disturbed child” means a child whose progressive development of personality is interfered with or arrested by mental disorder so that he shows impairment in the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433B.090

“Person professionally qualified in the field of psychiatric mental health” defined. “Person professionally qualified in the field of psychiatric mental health” means:

1. A psychiatrist licensed to practice medicine ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433B.100

“Treatment” defined. “Treatment” means any combination of procedures or activities for the mental health of children, of whatever level of intensity and whatever duration, ranging from occasional counseling sessions to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433B.110

Designation of division facilities.

1. The division facilities providing services for the mental health of children are designated as:

(a) The Nevada Youth Hospital;

(b) The Adolescent ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433B.120

Administration of division facilities. The provisions of this chapter pertaining to division facilities must be administered by the respective administrative officers of the division facilities, subject to administrative supervision by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433B.130

Administrator: Powers and duties.

1. The Administrator shall:

(a) Administer, in accordance with the policies established by the Commission, the programs of the Division for the mental health ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433B.140

Coordination with Administrator of Division of Mental Health and Developmental Services of the Department: Compliance with agreements; acceptance of clients. The Administrator shall:

1. Comply with any agreements made ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433B.150

Physicians: Employment; qualifications; compensation; duties.

1. The Division shall employ such physicians within the various division facilities as are necessary for the operation of the facilities. The physicians must ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433B.160

Licensing or certification of certain employees of Division.

1. A person employed by the Division as a psychiatrist, psychologist, marriage and family therapist, registered nurse or social worker must ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433B.170

Proficiency in English language required of certain employees. The Administrator shall not employ any psychiatrist, psychologist, social worker, registered nurse or marriage and family therapist who is unable to demonstrate ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433B.180

Deputy administrative officer. An administrative officer, with the approval of the Administrator, may designate an employee to act as his deputy. In case of the absence or inability of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433B.190

Adoption of regulations concerning abuse and neglect of clients.

1. The Division shall adopt regulations to:

(a) Provide for a more detailed definition of abuse of a client, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433B.200

Division facility required to forward client’s medical records upon transfer of client from facility.

1. If a client in a division facility is transferred to another division facility or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433B.210

Contracts for inpatient and outpatient care. The Division may:

1. By contract with general hospitals or other institutions having adequate facilities in this state, provide for inpatient care of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433B.220

Contracts for cooperation with governmental agencies and others. For the purposes of this chapter, the Department through the Division may cooperate, financially or otherwise, and execute contracts or agreements with ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433B.230

State not responsible for payment of costs of care and treatment at other facility; exception. The State is not responsible for payment of the costs of care and treatment of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433B.240

Legislative appropriations; payment of claims. Money to carry out the provisions of this chapter must be provided by legislative appropriation from the State General Fund, and paid out on claims ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433B.250

Schedule of fees for services rendered through programs supported by State; disposition of receipts; amount of fee for services of facility.

1. The Division shall establish a fee schedule ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433B.260

Fees of physicians and other professionally qualified employees of facility.

1. Physicians and other professional staff employed within any division facility must receive a reasonable fee for evaluations, examinations ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433B.270

Revolving accounts. A revolving account of not more than $5,000 is hereby created for each division facility. Money in the respective revolving accounts may be expended only for the payment ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433B.280

Notification of death of client; burial.

1. Upon the death of a client in a division facility, any known relatives or friends of the client must be notified immediately ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433B.290

Emotionally disturbed children: Provision of treatment; operation of facilities; regulations; coordination of activities.

1. The Division may:

(a) Provide treatment for emotionally disturbed children at any division facility.

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433B.300

Emotionally disturbed children: Requirements for treatment provided. The treatment provided an emotionally disturbed child must be designed to facilitate the adjustment and effective functioning of that child in his present ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433B.310

Emotionally disturbed children: Conditions for admission for treatment. The Administrator may receive any emotionally disturbed child for treatment in a treatment facility or any other division facility if the child ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433B.320

Emotionally disturbed children: Approval of court-ordered commitment; approval before release.

1. In any case involving commitment by court order, admission to a treatment facility may be only after consultation ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433B.330

Emotionally disturbed children: Approval of admission upon application by parent or guardian. In any case involving an application from the child’s parent, parents or legal guardian, the child must first ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433B.333

Establishment of mental health consortia; members.

1. A mental health consortium is hereby established in each of the following jurisdictions:

(a) A county whose population is 100,000 or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433B.335

Recommended plans for provision of services to emotionally disturbed children: Preparation by consortia; requirements; submission to Department and Legislative Committee on Children, Youth and Families. [Effective through June 30, 2005.]

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433B.335

Recommended plans for provision of services to emotionally disturbed children: Preparation by consortia; requirements; submission to Department. [Effective July 1, 2005.]

1. On or before July 1 of each ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433B.340

Abuse of client; failure to report abuse; possession or use of intoxicating beverage or controlled substance; transaction with client; aiding escape of client; penalties.

1. An employee of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433B.350

Clients’ rights; application of various provisions of chapter 433 of NRS and of all of chapter 433A of NRS to children.

1. Nothing in this chapter purports to deprive ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.003

Declaration of legislative intent. The Legislature hereby declares that it is the intent of this title:

1. To eliminate the forfeiture of any civil and legal rights of any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.005

Definitions. As used in this title, unless the context otherwise requires, or except as otherwise defined by specific statute, the words and terms defined in NRS 433.014 to 433.227, inclusive, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.014

“Administrative officer” defined. “Administrative officer” means a person with overall executive and administrative responsibility for those state or nonstate mental health or mental retardation facilities designated by the Administrator. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.024

“Administrator” defined. “Administrator” means the Administrator of the Division. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.044

“Client” defined. “Client” means any person who seeks, on his own or another’s initiative, and can benefit from, care, treatment and training provided by the Division, or from treatment to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.047

“Commission” defined. “Commission” means the Commission on Mental Health and Developmental Services. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.064

“Department” defined. “Department” means the Department of Human Resources. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.074

“Director of the Department” defined. “Director of the Department” means the administrative head of the Department of Human Resources. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.084

“Division” defined. “Division” means the Division of Mental Health and Developmental Services of the Department. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.094

“Division facility” defined. “Division facility” means any unit or subunit operated by the Division for the care, treatment and training of clients. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.134

“Medical director” defined. “Medical director” means the chief medical officer of any division mental health or mental retardation program. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.144

“Mental health center” defined. “Mental health center” means any of the state comprehensive mental health centers, including rural clinics. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.164

“Mental illness” defined. “Mental illness” means a clinically significant disorder of thought, mood, perception, orientation, memory or behavior which:

1. Is listed in the most recent edition of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.174

“Mental retardation” defined. “Mental retardation” means significantly subaverage general intellectual functioning existing concurrently with deficits in adaptive behavior and manifested during the developmental period. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.184

“Mental retardation center” defined. “Mental retardation center” means an organized program for providing appropriate services and treatment to mentally retarded persons and persons with related conditions. A mental retardation center ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.209

“Person professionally qualified in the field of psychiatric mental health” defined. “Person professionally qualified in the field of psychiatric mental health” means:

1. A psychiatrist licensed to practice medicine ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.211

“Persons with related conditions” defined. “Persons with related conditions” means persons who have a severe, chronic disability which:

1. Is attributable to:

(a) Cerebral palsy or epilepsy; or

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.214

“Training” defined. “Training” means a program of services directed primarily toward enhancing the health, welfare and development of mentally retarded persons and persons with related conditions through the process of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.224

“Treatment” defined. “Treatment” means any combination of procedures or activities, of whatever level of intensity and whatever duration, ranging from occasional counseling sessions to full-time admission to a residential facility. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.227

“Treatment to competency” defined. “Treatment to competency” means treatment provided to a person who is a defendant in a criminal action or proceeding to attempt to cause him to attain ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.233

Designation.

1. The division facilities providing mental health services are designated as:

(a) Northern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services;

(b) Southern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services;

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.234

Administration of facilities of Division. The provisions of chapters 433 to 436, inclusive, of NRS pertaining to division facilities must be administered by the respective administrative officers of the division ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.244

Administrator: Qualifications; classification.

1. The Administrator must:

(a) Have training and demonstrated administrative qualities of leadership in any one of the professional fields of psychiatry, medicine, psychology, social ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.254

Administrator: Powers and duties.

1. The Administrator serves at the pleasure of the Governor and shall:

(a) Serve as the Executive Officer of the Division;

(b) Administer ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.264

Physicians: Employment; qualifications; compensation; duties.

1. Physicians shall be employed within the various division facilities as are necessary for the operation of the facilities. They shall hold degrees of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.265

Licensing or certification of certain employees of Division. Any person employed by the Division as a psychiatrist, psychologist, marriage and family therapist, registered nurse or social worker must be licensed ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.267

Limitation on time for certification of psychiatrist employed by Division. Any psychiatrist who is employed by the Division must be certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology within ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.269

Proficiency in English language required of certain employees. The Administrator shall not employ any psychiatrist, psychologist, social worker or registered nurse who holds a master’s degree in the field of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.274

Deputy administrative officer. An administrative officer, with the approval of the Administrator, may designate an employee to act as his deputy. In case of the absence or inability of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.279

Program for certification of mental health-mental retardation technicians.

1. The Division shall carry out a vocational and educational program for the certification of mental health-mental retardation technicians, including forensic ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.314

Duties. The Commission shall:

1. Establish policies to ensure adequate development and administration of services for the mentally ill and mentally retarded and persons with related conditions, including services ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.316

Powers. The Commission may:

1. Collect and disseminate information pertaining to mental health and mental retardation and related conditions.

2. Request legislation pertaining to mental health and mental ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.324

Regulations.

1. The Commission shall adopt regulations:

(a) For the care and treatment of mentally ill and mentally retarded persons and persons with related conditions by all state ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.325

Inspection of facility. The Commission or its designated agent may inspect any state facility providing services for the mentally ill or mentally retarded and persons with related conditions to determine ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.327

Right of certain employees of Department to submit information or requests to Commission or appear before Commission. Every employee of the Division, and every person employed by the Division of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.331

Adoption of regulations concerning abuse and neglect of clients. The Division shall adopt regulations to:

1. Provide for a more detailed definition of abuse of a client of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.332

Division facility required to forward patient’s medical records upon transfer of patient from facility.

1. If a patient in a division facility is transferred to another division facility or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.334

Contract with general hospital or other institution for care of clients. The Division may, by contract with general hospitals or other institutions having adequate facilities in the State of Nevada, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.344

Contracts with persons professionally qualified in field of psychiatric mental health for care of persons. The Division may contract with appropriate persons professionally qualified in the field of psychiatric mental ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.354

Contracts for cooperation with governmental agencies and others. For the purposes of chapters 433 to 436, inclusive, of NRS, the Department through the Division may cooperate, financially or otherwise, and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.364

Involuntary court-ordered admission to private institution not precluded. Nothing in this title precludes the involuntary court-ordered admission of a mentally ill person to a private institution where such admission is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.374

State not responsible for payment of costs of care and treatment at other facility; exceptions. The State is not responsible for payment of the costs of care and treatment of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.384

Legislative appropriations; payment of claims. Money to carry out the provisions of chapters 433 to 436, inclusive, of NRS must be provided by legislative appropriation from the State General Fund, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.394

Acceptance by Department of money from other sources. For the purposes of this title, the Department may accept:

1. Moneys appropriated and made available by any act of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.395

Acceptance by Administrator of donations, gifts and grants for disbursement to certain programs; contract for services for evaluation and recommendation of recipients for disbursements.

1. Upon approval of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.404

Schedule of fees for services rendered through programs supported by State; disposition of receipts; amount of fee for services of facility.

1. The Division shall establish a fee schedule ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.414

Fees of physicians and other professionally qualified employees of facility.

1. Physicians and other professional staff employed within any division facility shall receive a reasonable fee for evaluations, examinations ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.424

Mental health and mental retardation center revolving accounts. A mental health and mental retardation center revolving account up to the amount of $5,000 is hereby created for each division mental ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.431

Definitions. As used in NRS 433.431 to 433.454, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires:

1. “Client” means any person who seeks, on his own or another’s initiative, and can ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.434

Determination of residence. For purposes of this title, the residence of a person is:

1. The domicile of such person;

2. If the domicile of the person cannot ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.444

Reciprocal agreement for returning clients to legal residence; investigation and report concerning residence.

1. For the purpose of facilitating the return of nonresident clients to the state in which ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.454

Expenses of returning client to legal residence.

1. All expenses incurred for the purpose of returning a client to the state in which he has legal residence shall be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.456

Definitions. As used in NRS 433.456 to 433.536, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 433.458 to 433.462, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.458

“Administrative officer” defined. “Administrative officer” means a person with overall executive and administrative responsibility for a facility that provides services relating to mental health or mental retardation and related conditions ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.459

“Client” defined. “Client” means any person who seeks, on his own or others’ initiative, and can benefit from, care, treatment and training in any facility, or from treatment to competency ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.461

“Facility” defined. “Facility” means any:

1. Unit or subunit operated by the Division of Mental Health and Developmental Services of the Department for the care, treatment and training of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.462

“Rights” defined. “Rights” includes, without limitation, all rights provided to a client pursuant to NRS 433.456 to 433.536, inclusive, and any regulations adopted pursuant thereto. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.464

Right to habeas corpus unimpaired. This title does not limit the right of any person detained hereunder to a writ of habeas corpus upon a proper application made at any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.471

Rights concerning admission and discharge of clients. Each client admitted for evaluation, treatment or training to a facility has the following rights concerning admission to the facility, a list of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.472

Rights concerning involuntary commitment.

1. Each client admitted for evaluation, treatment or training to a facility has the following rights concerning involuntary commitment to the facility, a list of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.482

Personal rights. Each client admitted for evaluation, treatment or training to a facility has the following personal rights, a list of which must be prominently posted in all facilities providing ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.484

Rights concerning care, treatment and training. Each client admitted for evaluation, treatment or training to a facility has the following rights concerning care, treatment and training, a list of which ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.494

Individualized plan of services for client.

1. An individualized written plan of mental health or mental retardation services or plan of services for a related condition must be developed ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.496

Basis for decisions, policies, procedures and practices regarding emergency admissions and involuntary court-ordered admissions.

1. Each facility shall make all of its decisions, policies, procedures and practices regarding emergency ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.504

Right to information; inspection and copying of records.

1. A client must be:

(a) Permitted to inspect his records; and

(b) Informed of his clinical status and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.514

Medication: Responsibility of psychiatrist and physician; review of methods for administration and custody.

1. The attending psychiatrist or physician shall be responsible for all medication given or administered to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.524

Labor by client: Conditions; compensation.

1. A client may perform labor which contributes to the operation and maintenance of the facility for which the facility would otherwise employ someone ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.531

Rights concerning suspension or violation of rights. Each client admitted for evaluation, treatment or training to a facility has the following rights concerning the suspension or violation of his rights, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.533

Document reflecting receipt of list of rights and explanation of rights. Each facility shall, within a reasonable time after a client is admitted to the facility for evaluation, treatment or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.534

Denial of rights prohibited; exceptions; report; investigation and action by Commission; closure of meeting in certain circumstances.

1. The rights of a client enumerated in this chapter must not ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.536

Retaliation by officer, director or employee of facility prohibited. An officer, director or employee of a facility shall not retaliate against any person for having:

1. Reported any violation ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.538

Definitions. As used in NRS 433.538 to 433.543, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires:

1. “Administrative officer” means a person with overall executive and administrative responsibility for a division ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.539

Personal deposit funds for clients.

1. There may be maintained as a trust fund at each division facility a clients’ personal deposit fund.

2. Money coming into the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.541

Disposition of personal property of client upon death.

Whenever any person admitted to a division facility dies, the administrative officer shall send written notice to the decedent’s legally appointed ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.542

Disposition of unclaimed personal property of client worth more than $100. If a person admitted to a division facility is discharged or leaves and he fails to recover personal property ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.543

Disposition of unclaimed personal property of minimal value. If, upon the death or release of a person admitted to a division facility, the value of unclaimed personal property in the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.544

Notification of death of client; burial.

1. Upon the death of a client, any known relatives or friends of the client shall be notified immediately of the fact of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.545

Definitions. As used in NRS 433.545 to 433.551, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 433.5453 to 433.548, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.5453

“Aversive intervention” defined. “Aversive intervention” means any of the following actions if the action is used to punish a person with a disability or to eliminate, reduce or discourage maladaptive ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.5456

“Chemical restraint” defined. “Chemical restraint” means the administration of drugs for the specific and exclusive purpose of controlling an acute or episodic aggressive behavior when alternative intervention techniques have failed ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.546

“Corporal punishment” defined. “Corporal punishment” means the intentional infliction of physical pain, including, without limitation, hitting, pinching or striking. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.5463

“Electric shock” defined. “Electric shock” means the application of electric current to a person’s skin or body. The term does not include electroconvulsive therapy. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.5466

“Emergency” defined. “Emergency” means a situation in which immediate intervention is necessary to protect the physical safety of a person or others from an immediate threat of physical injury or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.547

“Mechanical restraint” defined. “Mechanical restraint” means the use of devices, including, without limitation, mittens, straps, restraint chairs, handcuffs, belly chains and four-point restraints to limit a person’s movement or hold ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.5473

“Person with a disability” defined. “Person with a disability” means a person who:

1. Has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of the major ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.5476

“Physical restraint” defined. “Physical restraint” means the use of physical contact to limit a person’s movement or hold a person immobile. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.548

“Verbal and mental abuse” defined. “Verbal and mental abuse” means verbal intimidation or coercion of a person without a redeeming purpose. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.5483

Use of aversive intervention on client prohibited. A person employed by a facility or any other person shall not use any aversive intervention on a person with a disability who ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.5486

Use of physical, mechanical or chemical restraint on client by facility authorized in certain circumstances. Notwithstanding the provisions of NRS 433.549 to 433.5503, inclusive, to the contrary, a facility may ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.549

Use of physical, mechanical or chemical restraint on client by person employed by facility prohibited; exceptions. A person employed by a facility or any other person shall not:

1. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.5493

Use of physical restraint on client; requirements; exceptions; report as denial of rights.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, physical restraint may be used on a person ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.5496

Use of mechanical restraint on client other than client of forensic facility; requirements; exceptions; report as denial of rights.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsections 2 and 4, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.5499

Use of mechanical restraint on client of forensic facility; requirements; exceptions; report as denial of rights.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 3, mechanical restraint may be used ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.5503

Use of chemical restraint on client; requirements; report as denial of rights.

1. Chemical restraint may only be used on a person with a disability who is a client ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.5506

Facility required to develop program of education in positive behavioral interventions and supports; facility required to train certain members of staff to use physical, mechanical and chemical restraint.

1. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.551

Facility required to report violations to Division and to develop corrective plan; Division required to forward corrective plan to Director of Department; power of Department to withhold funding.

1. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.554

Abuse of client; failure to report abuse; possession or use of intoxicating beverage or controlled substance; transaction with client; aiding escape of client; penalties.

1. An employee of a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.564

Unlawful sale or transfer of intoxicating beverage to client; penalty.

1. Any person who, on the grounds of a division facility, sells, barters, exchanges or in any manner disposes ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.801

Return of prescription drug to dispensing pharmacy for reissuance of drug; reissuance of drug by dispensing pharmacy; regulations.

1. A public or private mental health facility may return a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.005

Applicability of chapter. Unless specifically excluded by law, the provisions of this chapter apply to all facilities within the Division offering services to mentally retarded persons and persons with related ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.007

Definitions. As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:

1. “Child” means any person under the age of 18 years who may be eligible for mental retardation ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.010

County commissioners to make provision for support, education and care of mentally retarded children and children with related conditions.

1. The boards of county commissioners of the various counties ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.020

Children entitled to benefits of NRS 435.010 to 435.040, inclusive. All mentally retarded children and children with related conditions are entitled to benefits under NRS 435.010 to 435.040, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.030

Application for services; certificate of county commissioners; transportation of child.

1. A parent, relative, guardian or nearest friend of any mentally retarded child or a child with a related ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.040

Care of resident of Northern or Southern Nevada Children’s Home adjudged to be mentally retarded or to have related condition; responsibility for payment of costs.

1. In case a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.060

Operation of residential facilities for groups by Division. The Division may operate a residential facility for groups to care for and maintain mentally retarded persons and persons with related conditions ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.070

Administration of facilities; regulations. The Division is responsible for the administration of all residential facilities for groups established pursuant to NRS 435.060 to 435.120, inclusive, and may enter into such ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.077

Regulations for transfer of mentally retarded person or person with related condition from one facility to another; discharge or leave; notice to committing court.

1. The Administrator shall adopt ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.081

Admission of mentally retarded person or person with related condition to facility of Division; evaluation; discharge of person voluntarily admitted.

1. The Administrator or his designee may receive a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.085

Transfer of mentally retarded person or person with related condition to general hospital; payment of expenses. The administrative officer of a division facility may authorize the transfer of a mentally ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.090

Responsibility of estate, parent or guardian for support of mentally retarded child or child with related condition committed to facility of Division; recovery by legal action.

1. When any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.100

Continuation or initiation of contributions for support upon transfer of mentally retarded person or person with related condition from one facility to another.

1. When any mentally retarded person ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.110

Agreement for contributions of support between Division and parents or guardian of mentally retarded child or child with related condition admitted to facility upon request; recovery by legal action; payments ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.115

Schedule of fees for services to mentally retarded persons and persons with related conditions. The Administrator shall establish a fee schedule, in consultation with the State Association for Retarded Citizens ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.120

Disposition of money collected by Division. Any money collected by the Division under NRS 435.060 to 435.110, inclusive, must be deposited in the State Treasury, accounted for separately by the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.121

Types of admission; forms for admission.

1. There are two types of admissions of mentally retarded persons or persons with related conditions to a mental retardation center:

(a) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.122

Voluntary admission.

1. Any mentally retarded person or person with a related condition may apply to any mental retardation center for admission as a voluntary client. His parent or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.123

Involuntary admission: Petition to district court; certificate of alleged mental retardation or related condition. Whenever a person is alleged to be mentally retarded or to have a related condition and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.124

Involuntary admission: Hearing on petition; notice. Immediately after receiving the petition, the clerk of the district court shall transmit the petition to the district judge, who shall:

1. Determine ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.125

Involuntary admission: Examination or evaluation of person alleged to be mentally retarded or to have related condition.

1. After the petition is filed, the court may cause a physician ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.126

Involuntary admission: Right to counsel; compensation.

1. The person alleged to be mentally retarded or to have a related condition, or any relative or friend acting on his behalf, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.127

Involuntary admission: Evidence; right of person alleged to be mentally retarded or to have related condition to be present, testify and present evidence. In proceedings for involuntary admission of a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.128

Involuntary admission: Findings and order; expiration and renewal of certificate of eligibility for involuntary admission.

1. Upon completion of the proceedings for involuntary admission of a person to a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.129

Discharge; notice to client and court.

1. If the administrative officer of a mental retardation center finds that a client is no longer in need of the services offered ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.130

Declaration of legislative intent. The intent of the Legislature in the enactment of NRS 435.130 to 435.320, inclusive, is to aid mentally or functionally retarded persons and persons with related ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.140

Definitions. As used in NRS 435.130 to 435.320, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 435.170, 435.180 and 435.190 have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.170

“Center” defined. “Center” means a community-based training center for the care and training of mentally and functionally retarded persons. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.180

“Enrollee” defined. “Enrollee” means any person enrolled in a center for care and training because of mental or functional retardation or a related condition. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.190

“Functionally retarded” defined. “Functionally retarded” refers to a person who functions on a level equivalent to that of a mentally retarded person. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.220

Rules, regulations and standards. The Division may establish all rules, regulations and standards not inconsistent with the provisions of NRS 435.130 to 435.320, inclusive, which it deems necessary in order ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.230

Requirements for centers; contents of application for and renewal of certificate of qualification. To qualify for the aid provided for by NRS 435.130 to 435.320, inclusive, a center must:

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.240

Application for certificate of qualification: Review; notice of rejection; appeal; limitations.

1. All applications for a certificate of qualification which have been approved by the Administrator must be reviewed ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.250

Issuance and revocation of certificate of qualification; appeal of revocation.

1. After approval of the application, the Division shall issue a certificate of qualification to centers which meet the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.260

Legislative appropriations; grants to qualifying centers. Money for the purpose of aiding training centers in the community which have received certificates of qualification from the Division must be provided by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.270

Gifts and grants of money: Use; deposit.

1. All gifts or grants of money which the Division is authorized to accept must be spent in accordance with the provisions ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.280

Acceptance of gifts, bequests, grants and other sources of income.

1. Each qualifying center may accept gifts, bequests, grants or any other outside source of income directly for the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.290

Aid from Community Training Center Account; establishment of new centers.

1. A center holding a certificate of qualification from the Division is entitled to aid from the Community Training ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.300

Limitations on financial aid.

1. No center may receive aid under the provisions of NRS 435.130 to 435.320, inclusive, for persons enrolled who would otherwise qualify for care or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.310

Contract between qualified center and county and school district officers. Centers with a certificate of qualification may enter into contracts with authorized county and school officials to give care and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.320

Unlawful acts; penalty. Any person who knowingly files a false report, statement or application with the Division is guilty of a misdemeanor. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.340

Legal capacity of retarded person or person with related condition unimpaired unless adjudicated incompetent. Neither voluntary admission nor judicial commitment nor any other procedure provided in this chapter may be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.350

Rights of person admitted to facility of Division.

1. Each mentally retarded person or person with a related condition admitted to a division facility is entitled to all rights ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.360

Responsibility for costs of care and treatment of client 18 years of age or older.

1. The relatives of a mentally retarded client or client with a related condition ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.365

Assistance to parent or other relative caring for certain persons with mental retardation or related condition or child with certain developmental delays; regulations; final administrative decision.

1. Whenever a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.370

Programs for residential placement and foster care by families. The Division may make such rules and regulations and enter such agreements with public and private agencies as are deemed necessary ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.380

Mental Retardation Gift Account.

1. All gifts or grants of money which the Division is authorized to accept must be spent in accordance with the provisions of the gift ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.390

Canteen for facility of Division: Establishment and operation.

1. The administrative officer of any division facility where mentally retarded persons or persons with related conditions reside may establish a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 436.110

Purposes of chapter. The Legislature declares that the purposes of this chapter are:

1. To encourage and provide financial assistance to counties in the establishment and development of mental ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 436.120

Definitions. As used in this chapter, unless the context requires otherwise:

1. “County board” means a county mental health advisory board.

2. “County director” means the director of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 436.123

Responsibility of Division for developing and administering preventive and other services for mental health. The Division is designated as the official state agency responsible for developing and administering preventive and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 436.125

Administration by Division; standards and regulations governing county programs. The Division shall, subject to the supervision of the Commission, administer this chapter. The Commission shall adopt guidelines for county programs ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 436.130

Power of county to establish program. The governing body of any county may by ordinance or resolution establish a county community mental health program which may cover the entire area ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 436.140

County mental health advisory board: Composition; terms of members.

1. The county program shall have a county mental health advisory board of seven to 15 members appointed by the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 436.150

County board: Duties. The county board shall:

1. Review and evaluate communities’ needs, services, facilities and special problems in the fields of mental health and mental retardation and related ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 436.160

County director: Appointment. The county board, with the approval of a majority of the governing body, shall appoint a county director, who must be a person professionally qualified in the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 436.170

County director: Powers and duties. The county director shall:

1. Serve as chief executive officer of the county program and be accountable to the county board.

2. Exercise ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 436.180

Establishment of joint community programs by counties. The governing body of any county may by agreement with the governing body or bodies of any other county or counties establish joint ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 436.190

Agreement for joint program: Provisions.

1. Any agreement between two or more counties for the establishment of joint county programs shall provide:

(a) That each county shall bear ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 436.200

Provisions of chapter applicable to joint programs. Unless otherwise expressly provided or required by the context, the provisions of this chapter relating to county community mental health programs and the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 436.210

Contract with hospital, clinic, laboratory or other institution. The county director may, with the approval of a majority of the governing body, contract for services and facilities with any hospital, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 436.220

Expenses: Charge against county. The expenses incurred under the provisions of this chapter shall be a charge against the county and shall be audited, levied, collected and paid in the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 436.225

Legislative appropriations; payment of claims. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 436.110 to 436.320, inclusive:

1. Funds to carry out the provisions of this chapter shall be provided by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 436.230

Reimbursement by state for expenditures by county. Expenditures made by counties for county programs, including services to the mentally retarded and persons with related conditions, pursuant to this chapter, must ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 436.240

Services included in county program.

1. A service operated within a county program must be directed to at least one of the following mental health areas:

(a) Mental ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 436.250

Eligibility for reimbursement: Requirements. To be eligible for reimbursement a county, or in the case of joint county programs, two or more counties, shall first:

1. Establish one or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 436.260

Reimbursement for expenditures for items specified in NRS 436.240; investigation and audit of expenditures. Expenditures incurred for the items specified in NRS 436.240 shall be subject to reimbursement in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 436.270

Amount of reimbursement; disbursements through Division.

1. Money provided by direct legislative appropriation for purposes of reimbursement as provided by NRS 436.230 to 436.260, inclusive, must be allotted to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 436.280

Reimbursement for joint programs. Where counties have established joint county programs, expenditures subject to reimbursement are the prorated expenditures of such counties as provided by the agreement establishing the joint ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 436.290

Expenditures subject to reimbursement; reimbursement prohibited for certain expenditures.

1. Expenditures subject to reimbursement include:

(a) Expenditures for the items specified in NRS 436.240;

(b) Salaries of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 436.300

Claims for reimbursement.

1. Claims for state reimbursement shall be made in such form, at such times, and for such periods as the Administrator shall determine.

2. When ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 436.310

Fees charged according to ability to pay; limitation. Fees for mental health services, including services to the mentally retarded and persons with related conditions, rendered pursuant to an approved county ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 436.320

Nevada Conference of County Community Mental Health Programs: Establishment; organization; meetings; purposes.

1. There is hereby established the Nevada Conference of County Community Mental Health Programs. The Division shall ...



Last modified: February 27, 2006