Trumbull County Probate Court. Mental Illness Proceedings. Legal Definition.
“Mental Illness” means a substantial disorder of thought, mood, perception, orientation, or memory that grossly impairs judgment, behavior, capacity to recognize reality, or ability to meet the ordinary demands of life.
Steele v. Hamilton Community Mental Health Board (2000), 90 Ohio St. 3d 176
Emergency medication is a medical decision
Nonemergency medication is a judicial decision