I am not licensed to practice law in Florida, but I recommend that you use Avvo's "Find a Lawyer" feature above to find a local health care or privacy attorney who may be willing to represent you. I hope this helps. Take care.
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You may be referring to what is called being "Baker Acted" meaning involuntarily committed for a 72 hour examination by mental health professionals. Sometimes this is done by police when a person gives signs of concerning behavior. See these links for further information:
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I have never heard of a mental health attorney.
If you are Baker Acted you may want an attorney to assist you in proving that you are not a danger to yourself or others. This is a civil rights issue. Therefore you may want to look for an attorney who practices constiutional law or a general litigator.