1. The right to be treated with consideration and respect for personal dignity, autonomy, and privacy.
2. The right to service in a humane setting which is the least restrictive, feasible environment as defined in the treatment plan.
3. The right to be informed of one’s own condition, of proposed or current services, treatment or therapies and of alternatives.
4. The right to consent to or refuse a service, treatment or therapy upon full explanation of the expected consequences of such consent or refusal. A parent or legal guardian may consent to or refuse any service, treatment or therapy on behalf of a minor child. In accordance with Section 5122.04 of the Ohio Revised Code, Mental Health Services, except for the use of medication may be provided to minors 14 years of age or older for not more than 6 sessions or 30 days, whichever occurs first, without knowledge or consent of a parent or guardian.
5. The right have and receive a copy of a current, written, individualized service plan that addresses one’s own mental health, physical health, social and economic needs and that specifies the provision of appropriate adequate services, as available, either directly or by referral.
6. The right to active and informed participation in the establishment, periodic review and reassessment of the service plan.
7. The right to freedom from unnecessary or excessive medication, and to be free from restraint or seclusion unless there is immediate risk of physical harm to self or others.
8. The right to be informed and the right to refuse any unusual or hazardous treatment procedures.
9. The right to participate in any appropriate and available service, regardless of refusal of one or more other services, treatments or therapies, or regardless of relapse from earlier treatment in that or another service, unless there is a valid and specific necessity which precludes and/or requires the client’s participation in other service. This necessity shall be explained to the client and written in the client’s current service plan.
10. The right to be informed of and refuse any unusual or hazardous treatment procedures.
11. The right to be advised of and refuse observation by techniques such as one-way vision mirrors, tape recorders, television, movies or photographs.
12. The right to have the opportunity to consult with independent treatment specialists or legal counsel, at one’s own expense.
13. The right to confidentiality of communications and of all personally identifying information within the limitations and requirements of disclosure of various funding and /or certifying sources, state or federal statutes, unless release of information is specifically authorized by the client or parent or legal guardian of a minor or court-appointed guardian of the person of an adult client in accordance with rule 5122;2-3-11 of the Administrative Code and 42 CFR.
14. The right to have access to one's own client record unless access to certain information is restricted for clear treatment reasons. If access is restricted, the treatment plan shall include the reason for the restriction, a goal to remove the restriction, and the treatment being offered to remove the restriction.
15. The right to be informed a reasonable amount of time in advance of the reason for terminating participation planning for the in a service, and to be provided a referral, unless the service is unavailable or not necessary.
16. The right to receive an explanation of the reasons for denial of service.
17. The right not to be discriminated against in the provision of service on the basis of religion, race, color, creed, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, lifestyle, physical or mental handicap or developmental disability, or the inability to pay.
18. The right/freedom to express and practice religious and spiritual beliefs.
19. The right to know the cost of services.
20. The right to fair treatment and consistent enforcement of program rules and expectations.
21. The right to receive hands off non-violent crisis intervention/de-escalation strategies
22. The right to be fully informed of all rights and to receive a written copy upon request.
23. The right to exercise any and all rights without reprisal in any form including continued and uncompromised access to service, except that no right extends so far as to supersede health and safety considerations.
24. The right to file a grievance.
25. The right to have oral and written instructions for filing a grievance, and to assistance in filing a grievance if requested
26. The right not to be discriminated against for receiving services on the basis of ethnicity.
27. The right not to be discriminated against for receiving services on the basis of genetic information.
28. The right not to be discriminated against for receiving services on the basis of human immunodeficiency virus status.
29. The right to reasonable protection from physical, sexual or emotional abuse and inhumane treatment.
30. The right not to be discriminated against for receiving services in any manner prohibited by local, state or federal laws