Office of Recipient Rights

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



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