(om-budz-muhn) is an independent governmental official who receives complaints against government (and government regulated) agencies and/or its officials, who investigates, and who if the complaints are justified, takes action to remedy the complaints.
The Office of Ombudsman for Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities (OMHDD) provides resources in the following three areas:
The OMHDD assists with the following:
An agency, facility, or program is required to report to the OMHDD the death or serious injury of a client within 24 hours of the incident. You may call: 651-757-1800, 1-800-657-3506 or FAX: 651-797-1950 or 651-296-1021. Get to know more about the MRS from the Medical Review Subcommittee section.
The CCTRC can assist anyone who wants information regarding the Civil Commitment and Treatment Act. You may call: 651-757-1800, 1-800-657-3506. Get to know more about the CCTRC from the Civil Commitment Training and Resource Center section.
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