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Office of Recipient Rights
Call MDHHS ORR: 1-800-854-9090
Hearing impaired individuals may use the following number: Michigan Relay Center 711
If you suspect or are aware of the abuse, neglect or exploitation of a recipient of public mental health services in Michigan, use the following links to assist you in reporting the information.
- Use this map to find your local CMH or Hospital Recipient Rights Office
- Use this link to contact the Rights Office at a MDHHS-operated Hospital or center
- Download a Rights Complaint form to send to your local rights office (English)
- Download a Rights Complaint form to send to your local rights office (Arabic)
- Download a Rights Complaint form to send to your local rights office (Spanish)
Online Recipient Rights Training for Mental Health Staff:
Information About the Rights of Recipients
Rights of Recipients of Mental Health Services
Link to Chapter 7 of the Michigan Mental Health Code and Administrative Rules.
Link to "Summary of Abuse & Neglect Reporting Requirements" poster.
Rights Information Handbooks and Podcast
English, Spanish and Arabic versions of the booklet that explains the safeguards for your rights when you receive mental health services.
About the Office of Recipient Rights
Mission and Vision
To protect and promote the constitutional and statutory rights of recipients of public mental health services and empower recipients to fully exercise these rights.
Community Mental Health Program Assessments
Assessment dates and results
Office of Recipient Rights Annual Reports
Recipient Rights Annual Report
Psychiatric Hospital Notice of Death Reporting and Investigation
New psychiatric hospital death reporting process
Michigan Department of Health & Human Services Office of Recipient Rights Staff and Location Information
MDHHS-ORR Recipient Rights Advisory Committee
Listing of meeting dates and minutes
Information About the Recipient Rights Staff
Office of Recipient Rights Training Courses
Training Opportunities for Recipient Right Staff
Links to Office of Recipient Rights online trainings
Basic Skills Training Materials
Materials to be used during Basic Skills Training
Continuing Education Requirements and Approved Programs
List of approved MDHHS Office of Recipient Rights CEU courses
The 30th Annual Recipient Rights Conference
2023 Recipient Rights Conference