It is the policy of Angela Thomas Jones to maintain confidentiality for every client. Angela Thomas Jones follows the strictest confidentiality rules that protect the identities of persons in alcohol or drug abuse treatment in federal regulations known as 42 CFR.
Angela Thomas Jones follows the HIPPA Privacy Rule, which establishes national standards to protect individuals’ medical records and other personal health information and applies to health plans, health care clearinghouses, and those health care providers that conduct certain health care transactions electronically. The Rule requires appropriate safeguards to protect the privacy of personal health information and sets limits and conditions on the uses and disclosures that may be made of such information without patient authorization. The Rule also gives patients rights over their health information, including rights to examine and obtain a copy of their health records and to request corrections.
Your privacy is protected. To learn more visit: SAMHSA Partners For Recovery – Know Your Rights
Information about you and your care cannot be disclosed without your written permission.
Federal and state laws protect the relationship and communications between you and your medical or behavioral health care provider.
The chief guiding principle of any practice of medicine and health care was best articulated by the Greek philosopher, Hippocrates: First do no harm. The following scenarios are indicators of potential harm, therefore, in these circumstances, the provider of care has a duty to warn appropriate authorities in order to avoid potential or more harm of those involved.
- Suspected dependant adult or elder abuse or child abuse/neglect.
- If a client is threatening serious physical harm to another person/s, I must notify the police and inform the intended victim.
- If a client intends to harm himself or herself, I will make every effort to work with my client to ensuring their safety. If they do not cooperate, I will take further measures without their permission that are provided to me by law in order to ensure their safety.
- A judge orders information to be released.
Visit www.samhsa.gov for more details & to learn more about your rights.
What information do we collect?
- We collect information from you when you fill out a form.
- When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address or phone number.
- You may, however, visit our site anonymously.
How do we protect your information?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information.
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.
This policy was last modified on 02/23/2012
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