Is it legal for someone to send a boy to a mental hospital just because he's gay? ... And is it legal for them to send him to a mental hospital without his parents consent?
2 Answers from Attorneys
Unfortunately parents can get kids pretty much any mental health treatment they want, no matter how unacceptable to main stream mental health professionals. Without the parent's consent, however, it would be a very unusual circumstance in which a child could be sent to a mental hospital.
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Would have to have more details. Do your parents no longer have legal custody?