Make it easier to get help for people with drug addictions

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The current laws in place make it hard for families to seek help for their loved ones who are battling drug addiction.  While many consider addiction a choice, the choice impairs mental stability and causes substantial brain damage over a period of time leading to mental illness which by law is a disease.  The federal government recently listed Opiods as an epidemic in America but other than changing laws to make it harder to obtain these controlled substances, there have been no laws changed to help families seek treatment for their loved ones.  The court system is broken and laws have not kept up with the rapidly changing society.  Laws need to be amended to allow families to seek treatment for their loved ones involuntarily to help treat and cure this crisis plaguing Mississippi and America.