Emergency commitment, called the Baker Act or the Florida Mental Health Act in Florida
Discussion Board Topic: Emergency commitment, called the Baker Act or the Florida Mental Health Act in Florida, is something that occurs when an individual appears to have a mental health disorder and is a danger to themselves or others. Criminal justice professionals can initiate emergency commitment. Relating to your module resources and resources on the web, do you feel that emergency commitment is an adequate response to the issue of suicide? What other tactics can the CJS use to help those in a mental health crisis? Defend your answers with research.
Resources are attched and below:
https://medtruth.com/articles/laws-congress/baker-act-suicide/

In addition, find and link to one article or video that supports your opinion.
https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/November-2021/How-Advocates-Can-Push-for-a-Crises-Standard-of-Care

Discussion Board Guidelines: Submit an answer to the discussion board. Each discussion board post will be between 200 – 300 words long. Refer & cite current resources in your answer.