Client Rights

Clients have a right:

  • To information regarding the individual’s behavioral health status.

  • To receive all information regarding behavioral health treatment options including any alternative or self-administered treatment, in a culturally-competent manner.

  • To receive information about the risks, benefits, and consequences of behavioral health treatment (including the option of no treatment).

  • To participate in decisions regarding their behavioral health care, including the right to refuse treatment and to express preferences about future treatment decisions.

  • To be treated with respect and with due consideration for their dignity and privacy.

  • To be free from any form of restraint or seclusion used as a means of coercion, discipline, convenience, or retaliation.

  • To request and receive a copy of their medical records, and to request that they be amended or corrected, as specified in 45 C.F.R. Part 164.

  • To be free to exercise their rights to ensure that to do so does not adversely affect the way Thurston Mason BH-ASO treats the individual.