Author: Behavioral Health Law Team

September 2020 Arizona Behavioral Health Legal Updates

(1) Clayton v. Hon. Kenworthy et al. This month, the Arizona Court of Appeals issued its opinion in Clayton v. Hon. Kenworthy et al., regarding an unrecorded Rule 35, Ariz. R. Civ. P. neuropsychological examination. Background...

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New Case Law on When a Behavioral Health Professional May Testify as an Acquaintance Witness in a Commitment Proceeding

On June 23, 2020, the Arizona Court of Appeals issued its opinion concerning In Re: MH2019-004895, vacating the trial court’s order for involuntary treatment because the trial court improperly allowed the patient’s clinical...

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Gregory Moore Appointed Vice Chair – Educational Programming of the Behavioral Health Task Force for the American Health Law Association

Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Gregory W. Moore (Member, Troy) has been appointed Vice Chair – Educational Programming of the Behavioral Health Task Force for the American Health Law Association (AHLA). The...

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SUD Program Privacy Rules Modified by CARES ACT

In this country, people who need Substance Use Disorder (SUD) treatment often choose not to pursue professional treatment, not because of the cost, but because there is a societal negative stigma attached to the disease.  In...

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