2. If a client is threatening serious bodily harm to another person/s, we must notify the police and inform the intended victim.
3. If a client intends to harm himself or herself, we will make every effort to enlist their cooperation in insuring their safety. If they do not cooperate, we will take further measures without their permission that are provided to us by law in order to ensure their safety.
HIPPA Privacy Manual Version 2.0 April 15, 2006
Arizona Department of Health Services Division of Behavioral Health Services HIPAA Privacy Manual ADHS/DBHS Notice of Privacy Practices: Individually identifiable information, maintained in the ADHS/DBHS designated record set, about your pst, present, or future health or condision, the provision of behavioral health care to you, or payment for the behavioral health case is considered "Protected Health Information" (PHI).
The Arizona Department of Health Services/Division of Behavioral Health Services (ADHS/DBHS) may change our policies at any time. However, before we make a material revision to our policies, we will change our notice of information practices and deliver the revised notice as required by law. The revised notice will be effective for all Protected Health Information that we maintain at that time. Except when required by law, a material change to any term of the notice may not be implemented prior to the effective date of the notice in which such material change is reflected.