East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office
Coroner Emergency Certificate
A person who is mentally ill or a person who is suffering from substance abuse may be admitted and detained at a facility for observation, diagnosis and treatment for a period not to exceed fifteen days under an emergency certificate.
A person suffering from substance abuse may be detained at a treatment facility for one additional period, not to exceed fifteen days, provided that a second emergency certificate is executed.
4030 T. B. Herndon Avenue
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