Guide to how AOT (Assisted Outpatient Treatment) works
Source: Mental Illness Policy Org
Resource Type: Documents and Publications
Focus Population: Behavioral Health Leaders, Family Members, People with Serious Mental Illness (SMI)
Topics: AOT / Laura's Law, Behavioral Health Organizational Guidance Docs, Family, MHSA, Program Funding, Mental Health Treatment
This guide starts with a definition of AOT, followed by an overview and list of advantages provided by Laura’s Law. It describes eligibility criteria, how to petition the court, patient rights and protections and how a treatment plan is developed.