Central Clinic is dedicated to client rights and confidentiality of client information in all service delivery and operations. Under Ohio law, client rights apply to people who have received services in the past, are currently receiving services, or have applied for services.
What are my rights?
Access to your clinical record
No discrimination or prejudice in receiving services
Ability to agree to or refuse any service in your treatment plan
Ability to make decisions about taking medication
Privacy from secret observation
Independent consultation (at your cost)
Knowledge of any reasons for termination or denial of services
File a complaint or grievance (with help if requested)
Who do I talk to if I have a concern, a complaint or a question?
We encourage you to talk to your clinician or their supervisor first. However, at any time, you can contact the Client Rights Officer for your program, your County, or Ohio Legal Rights.
Who are my Program, or Agency, Client Rights Officers?
Barb Phillips: 558-2941 for Adult Services, Child and Family Treatment Center, Mental Health Access Point (MHAP), and general information for all of Central Clinic
Eleanor Maley: 352-1342 for Court Clinic
Eckart Wallisch: 868-1562 for CDC Mental Health Services
Who are my County Client Rights Officers?
Hamilton County: Karen Moscynski 946-8635
Butler County: Scott Fourman- 860-9241
What is the number for Ohio Legal Rights?
You can call toll free at 1-800-282-9181