Asha George, Ph.D., Director, Mental Health
Amy Larum, RN, Deputy Director, Mental Health
Patients' Rights Advocacy Services
Tel: (707) 268-2995
The Patients' Rights Advocate ensures the rights of mental health consumers are known and observed by:
Providing information / education to consumers regarding their rights
Investigating / resolving complaints about patients' rights violations
Monitoring programs/facilities for compliance with laws
Providing training & consultation to providers and staff
What Rights do Mental Health Consumers have?
Persons with mental disabilities retain all rights, privileges, opportunities & responsibilities of other citizens unless specifically limited by federal or state law or regulation.
~ Patientsí Rights Brochure ~
An Advocate is available to help consumers:
Understand Rights regarding:
Treatment in least restrictive environment
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