Rights and Privacy Information

Each participant has the right to:

  • Access Prevention Services regardless of race, age, religion, socioeconomic status, disability or gender.
  • Be informed about the program they will be participating in and alternative places to receive services.
  • Agree to or refuse to participate and discontinue participation at any time.
  • Be treated with dignity and respect by program staff and participate in a program free from behavioral disruptions by others.
  • Express opinions about the program according to the guidelines established.
  • Be informed of the rules and expected conduct while participating in the program and the consequences if a problem occurs.
  • Receive services geared towards your age and to have a personalized service plan.
  • Review the record that is maintained by ADS regarding your participation in the program.
  • Privacy Rules:

    Federal law states that staff may not say to a person outside the program that you attended this program or disclose any information identifying you as a participant in this program without your written permission, except under the following circumstances:

  • Pursuant to a business agreement
  • In a medical emergency
  • As allowed by a court order
  • For research, audit or evaluations purposes
  • To report suspected child abuse or neglect
  • If you commit a crime against staff or on the agency premises

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