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Old 11-03-2013, 04:09 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by ksq72
I have a question that I hope someone can help me with. I am a recovering alcoholic with over a year of sobriety. The KY CCW states that someone that has been committed to a treatment facility has to wait 3 years. My question is, mine was a voluntary check in to a treatment center, is that the same?
Another question, were you free to leave the facility of your own free will? There are different types of facilities, was it a medical treatment facility or a mental treatment facility? I have a family member who lost their husband, shortly after they said they couldn't cope and needed help. She went to a facility and she was legally committed for 30 days. I would tend to think that would be a matter of ones permanent public record whereas your neighborhood church based recovery program probably is not.

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