Chapter 1 - RIGHTS OF RECIPIENTS OF MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES WHO ARE CHILDREN IN NEED OF TREATMENT

  1. Part A - RULES OF GENERAL APPLICABILITY (§ 472-1-A-I to 472-1-A-XII)
  2. Part B - RIGHTS IN INPATIENT AND RESIDENTIAL SETTINGS (§ 472-1-B-I to 472-1-B-VII)
  3. Part C - RIGHTS IN OUTPATIENT SETTINGS (§ 472-1-C-I to 472-1-C-IV)

INTRODUCTION

These rules are promulgated pursuant to the rulemaking authority granted to the Commissioner of the Department of Behavioral and Developmental Services under 34-B M.R.S.A. §§3003 and 15002.

These rules apply to all facilities providing impatient psychiatric services and to all agencies, facilities or programs providing inpatient, residential or outpatient mental health services which are licensed, funded or contracted by either the Department of Behavioral and Developmental Services or the Department of Human Services, including state operated institutes and facilities.

Part A, Section VII, Right to Due Process With Regard to Grievances, and Section IX, Confidentiality of And Access to Mental Health Records, were amended in April of 2000 as required by 34-B M.R.S.A. §15002. The Department is aware that changes are still needed to bring these rules into alignment with changes in the Department and how its services are provided; these additional changes will be addressed as soon as feasible.

Questions regarding the applicability or interpretation of these rules should be directed to the Licensing Supervisor, Auditing, Contracting, and Licensing Service Center, 11 State House Station, Augusta, Maine 04333-0011. Telephone: (207) 287-5060.

Notes

EFFECTIVE DATE:
July 1, 1989
AMENDED:
January 27, 1991
April 9, 1994
November 1, 1995
EFFECTIVE DATE (ELECTRONIC CONVERSION):
April 15, 2000
AMENDED:
June 17, 2000
NON-SUBSTANTIVE CORRECTIONS:
March 17, 2004 - updated name of Department

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