Marchman Act

What is the Relationship Between Addiction and Mental Health?

On average, a person aged 18 years drinks approximately 6 liters of alcohol per year in the United States. Interestingly, alcohol consumption is allowed to adults—excessive drinking of alcohol results in addiction and substance abuse. When you are addicted, you may have a mental illness. However, there are treatment and correction centers that can help …

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How Does the Marchman Act Affect Options for Loved Ones of Addicts?

Florida’s lawmakers passed the Hal S. Marchman Alcohol and Other Drug Services Act in 1993. It is known as the Marchman Act. The law presents both voluntary and involuntary treatment options for addicts, alcoholics and their families. What is most important is how the Marchman Act of 1993 has affected the options for loved ones …

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