Mental Health FAQs Landing Page
This is a list of FAQs related to Mental Health issues and HIPAA. The target audience is health care professionals.
Issued by: Office for Civil Rights (OCR)
Group Therapy | Personal Representatives | Young Adults and HIPAA Rights | Parental Access to Children’s Mental Health Information | More Protective State Laws | Sharing Directory Information | Sharing Mental Health Information with Family and Friends | Disclosures of Mental Health Information to Law Enforcement | Emergencies, Emergency Hospitalization or Dangerous Situations | Mental Health Information and Psychotherapy Notes | Sharing Mental Health Information through Health Information Organizations | Confidentially Sharing Information with a Loved One’s Doctor | Students’ Mental Health | Substance Use Disorder Treatment Information | Disclosures for Care Coordination
Young Adults and HIPAA Rights
Parental Access to Children’s Mental Health Information
More Protective State Laws
Sharing Directory Information
Sharing Mental Health Information with Family and Friends
Disclosures of Mental Health Information to Law Enforcement
Emergencies, Emergency Hospitalization or Dangerous Situations
Mental Health Information and Psychotherapy Notes
Sharing Mental Health Information through Health Information Organizations
Confidentially Sharing Information with a Loved One’s Doctor
Students’ Mental Health
Substance Use Disorder Treatment Information
Disclosures for Care Coordination
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