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Contact the Office of Ombudsman for Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities (OMHDD) if you need assistance.

The OMHDD is an independent state agency responsible for:

"Promoting the highest attainable standards of treatment, competence, efficiency, and justice for persons receiving services for mental illness, developmental disabilities, chemical dependency, or emotional disturbance."

See how the OMHDD can assist you and take action in the File a Complaint section. If you make a complaint in good faith, Minnesota State law protects you from retaliation.

Help for Clients

The OMHDD assists with the following:

  • Questions About Rights 
  • Training
  • Death and Serious Injury Reporting 
  • Civil Commitment Training and Assistance 

For general questions or concerns email the OMHDD (, call 651-757-1800, 1-800-657-3506 or MN Relay Service 711, or contact one of our regional staff.

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