Every person who receives services in the public mental health system has additional rights. Those rights, specific to mental health and intellectual/developmental disability services, are identified in the Michigan Mental Health Code.
Some of your rights include:
- The right to be free from abuse and neglect
- The right to privacy of your information
- The right to be treated with dignity and respect
- The right to receive services that meet your needs
- The right to receive your services in a safe, sanitary and humane environment
Visit DWIHN rights and advocacy page for more details