Abuse & Neglect: All licensed Marriage and Family therapists are mandated by Connecticut State Law to report suspected abuse and neglect of children, the elderly, and persons with disabilities.
Judicial/Administrative Proceedings: We may disclose your protected mental health information in the course of any judicial or administrative proceeding as allowed or required by law, with your specific written consent, or as directed by a Judge’s Court Order. To avert a life-threatening situation, we may disclose your protected mental health information consistent with applicable law to prevent an imminent threat to the health or safety of a person or the public.
Law Enforcement: We may disclose your protected mental health information for law enforcement purposes as required by law, such as when required by a Judge’s Court Order. We do not routinely release protected mental health information in response to an attorney’s subpoena.
Notification: In the event of an emergency, hospitalization, and with your permission, we may use or disclose your protected mental health information to notify, or assist in notifying, a family member, personal representative, or other person responsible for your care, about your location, and about your general condition.
Workers Compensation: If you are seeking compensation through Workers Compensation, we may disclose your protected mental health information to the extent necessary to comply with laws relating to Workers Compensation.