Terms Used In Missouri Laws 631.105
- 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. See Missouri Laws 631.005
- Guardian: if used in a section in a context relating to property rights or obligations, means conservator of the estate as defined in 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
- Ward: if used in a section in a context relating to the property rights and obligations of a person, means a protectee as defined in Missouri Laws 1.020
If an adult person for himself, a parent for a minor, or a guardian for a ward applies to the head of a public or private alcohol or drug abuse facility to receive treatment and rehabilitation, and if the head of the facility believes that the person engages in alcohol or drug abuse, or both, and would benefit from the program offered by the facility and that suitable accommodations are available, he may admit the person for treatment and rehabilitation as a voluntary client. A minor may apply for himself if competent to do so under section 431.061.