NRS 433.472
Rights concerning involuntary commitment.


Each consumer admitted for evaluation, treatment or training to a facility has the following rights concerning involuntary commitment to the facility, a list of which must be prominently posted in all facilities providing those services and must be otherwise brought to the attention of the consumer by such additional means as prescribed by regulation:


To request and receive a second evaluation by a psychiatrist or psychologist who does not have a contractual relationship with or financial interest in the facility. The evaluation must:


Include, without limitation, a recommendation of whether the consumer should be involuntarily committed to the facility; and


Be paid for by the consumer if the insurance carrier of the consumer refuses to pay for the evaluation.


To receive a copy of the procedure of the facility regarding involuntary commitment and treatment.


To receive a list of the consumer’s rights concerning involuntary commitment or treatment.


If the results of an evaluation conducted by a psychiatrist or psychologist pursuant to subsection 1 conflict in any manner with the results of an evaluation conducted by the facility, the facility may request and receive a third evaluation of the consumer to resolve the conflicting portions of the previous evaluations.

Source: Section 433.472 — Rights concerning involuntary commitment., https://www.­leg.­state.­nv.­us/NRS/NRS-433.­html#NRS433Sec472.

Last Updated

Jun. 24, 2021

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