As a consumer of mental health services, you have a right to:
- Expect good quality help and services.
- Ask questions regarding:
credentials, training, and experience of the person helping you;
the treatment plan you will be on, including medication;
the cost of services and provision for payment;
access to your medical records.
- Seek another opinion about your therapy, whether the therapist is in private practice of works in an agency or public clinic.
- Expect confidentiality from the person helping you.
- Know that your written consent is required by law for the release of any information about you or your treatment.
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