631.005.  Definitions. — In addition to the definitions in section 632.005 which are applicable to this chapter, the following terms as used in this chapter mean:

Terms Used In Missouri Laws 631.005

  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of the statutes, mean the section next preceding or next following that in which the reference is made, unless some other section is expressly designated in the reference. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, and to partnerships and other unincorporated associations. See Missouri Laws 1.020

 (1)  “Alcohol or drug abuse facility”, a place providing treatment and rehabilitation to persons engaged in alcohol or drug abuse, or both, which is recognized as such a place by the department of mental health;

 (2)  “Division”, the division of alcohol and drug abuse of the department of mental health;

 (3)  “Division director”, the director of the division of alcohol and drug abuse of the department of mental health, or his designee;

 (4)  “Qualified counselor”, a person who provides substance abuse counseling and who meets the qualifications prescribed in the standards for certification of alcohol and drug abuse programs under rules promulgated by the department of mental health, as authorized by sections 630.050 and 630.655;

 (5)  “Respondent”, an individual who is the subject of involuntary civil detention proceedings instituted under this chapter.