Hi - my name is XXXXX XXXXX X'X a litigation attorney. Thanks for your question.
Unfortunately, this person cannot be FORCED to enter rehab short of her being charged with a crime, convicted of that crim and having a court order directing that she complete rehab as part of a sentence.
Any entry of rehab would be completely voluntary on her part unless she's charged with a crime and convicted. If you want to go that route, you certainly could call the authorities and report her drunk driving and have her picked up during the act.
Also, if you want to sue her for your property damage, you certainly can do so. Since there's no police report, you would have to prove that she was operating your vehicle and caused the damage. If you can prove that, you can seek a judgment for the amount of hte damages. I know this is not your main concern, but it's something I thought I'd mention nonetheless.
Yeah, the only time a person can be involuntarily committed is for a mental health disorder. So, she'll have to go voluntarily. However, it sounds like she's willing to do this - - which is great for her.
You're a good friend for trying to help her out, and cutting her some slack on repaying the loan, etc. I hope that she gets the help she needs.
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