Confidentiality of Records


The confidentiality of mental health, alcohol and drug abuse client records or any other records of clients maintained by Christian Counseling Center is protected by federal law. Christian Counseling Center personnel may not say to a person outside the program that a client attends the program, or disclose any information identifying a patient as an alcohol or drug abuser, unless one or more of the following is true:


Violation of this federal law by any program is a crime. Suspected violations may be reported to appropriate authorities.
Federal law does not protect any information about a crime committed by a client either at the program or against any personal who works for the program, or about any threat to commit such a crime.
Federal law does not protect any information about suspected child abuse or neglect from being reported under state law to appropriate state or local authorities.

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