When reviewing the admission assessment, the nurse notes that a client was admitted to the mental health unit involuntarily. Based on this type of admission, the nurse should provide which intervention for this client?

Involuntary admission is necessary when a person is a danger to self or others or is in need of psychiatric treatment regardless of the client’s willingness to consent to the hospitalization. A written request is a component of av oluntary admission. Providing written information regarding the illness is likely premature initially. The family may have had no role to play in the client’s admission.

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