TABLE B.5 Minor Consent for Certain Conditions/Disorders

State

Condition or Disorder

Age

Statute

Alabama

STD testing/treatment

12+

Code of Ala. § 22-8-6, 22-11A-19

 

Alcohol or drug abuse treatment

Any minor

Code of Ala. § 22-8-6

 

Emergency care when delay would result in increased risk to life

Any minor

Code of Ala. § 22-8-3

Alaska

STD testing/treatment

Any minor

Alaska Stat. § 25.20.025

 

Family planning

Any minor

Alaska Stat. § 25.20.025

Arizona

Alcohol or drug abuse treatment

12+

Ariz. Rev. Stat. § 44-133.01

Arkansas

STD testing/treatment

Any minor

Ark. Code Ann. § 20-16-508

 

Family planning

Any minor

Ark. Code Ann. § 20-16-304

 

Blood donation

17+

Ark. Code Ann. § 20-27-301

 

Medical treatment in prison

Any minor

Ark. Code Ann. § 20-9-602

California

STD testing/treatment, infectious diseases

12+

Calif. Fam. Code § 6926

 

HIV testing/treatment

12+

Calif. Health & Safety Code § 121020

 

Family planning

Any minor

Calif. Fam. Code § 6925

 

Alcohol or drug abuse treatment

12+

Calif. Fam. Code § 6929

 

Mental health care

12+

Calif. Fam. Code § 6924

Colorado

HIV or STD testing/treatment

Any minor (if less than 16, parent may be informed)

Colo. Rev. Stat. § 25-4-402

 

Family planning

Any minor

Colo. Rev. Stat. § 13-22-105

 

Alcohol or drug abuse treatment

Any minor

Colo. Rev. Stat. § 13-22-105



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