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Office of Recipient Rights

Rights is everybody's business!

Call the MDHHS-ORR Hotline: 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.

Online Recipient Rights Training for Mental Health Staff:

Report Abuse

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 of Recipients of Mental Health Services

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.

Rights Information Handbooks and Podcast

Online Training for Recipients of Mental Health Services

How to Better Understand your Mental Health Rights

Online Training for Recipients of 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.

Mission and Vision

Community Mental Health Program Assessments

Assessment dates and results

Community Mental Health Program Assessments

Office of Recipient Rights Annual Reports

Recipient Rights Annual Report

Office of Recipient Rights Annual Reports

Psychiatric Hospital Notice of Death Reporting and Investigation

New psychiatric hospital death reporting process

Psychiatric Hospital Notice of Death Reporting and Investigation

Contact Us

Michigan Department of Health & Human Services Office of Recipient Rights Staff and Location Information

Contact Us

MDHHS-ORR Recipient Rights Advisory Committee

Listing of meeting dates and minutes

MDHHS-ORR Recipient Rights Advisory Committee

MDHHS Director's Awards for Recipient Rights

Annual Recipient Rights Director's Awards Honorees

MDHHS Director's Awards for Recipient Rights

Information About the Recipient Rights Staff

Forms and Templates

Documents to be downloaded for use by Rights staff

Forms and Templates

Office of Recipient Rights Training Courses

Training Opportunities for Recipient Right Staff

Links to Office of Recipient Rights online trainings

Office of Recipient Rights Training Courses

Basic Skills Training Materials

Materials to be used during Basic Skills Training

Basic Skills Training Materials

Continuing Education Requirements and Approved Programs

List of approved MDHHS Office of Recipient Rights CEU courses

Continuing Education Requirements and Approved Programs

The 29th Annual Recipient Rights Conference

2022 Recipient Rights Conference

The 29th Annual Recipient Rights Conference

Informational Links

Informational Links for Recipient Rights Advisor/Officers

Informational Links