This week after 9 years my son has a better chance of getting treatment. This path has taken him to jail multiple times and prison in two states. Although sadden I am joyful that he may now have a chance to lead a life with his disorder. His main obstacle to treatment is his lack of insight. Each psychotic event lead to further risk of harm to others and placing himself in harms way.
I hope being sectioned helps your son. You might want to post this in the other section of the discussion boards, intended for families and friends of those suffering from schizophrenia.
Moved to Family.
(Wearing moderator hat)