Commiting a loved one

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    My brother is hooked on drugs and cant care for himself in NYC. Can I commit him?


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    Is your brother an adult? If so, he would have to be declared incompetent by a judge in order to institute an involuntary committment. The other alternative is if he gets in the criminal system and they order him committed.
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