5119.61 Statistics concerning care, treatment and rehabilitation.

(A) The department of mental health and addiction services shall collect and compile statistics and other information on the care and treatment of mentally disabled persons, and the care, treatment, and rehabilitation of alcoholics, drug dependent persons, persons in danger of drug dependence, and persons with or in danger of developing a gambling addiction in this state. The information shall include, without limitation, information on the number of such persons, the type of drug involved, if any, the type of care, treatment, or rehabilitation prescribed or undertaken, and the success or failure of the care, treatment, or rehabilitation. The department shall collect information about addiction services , mental health services, and recovery supports delivered and persons served as required for reporting and evaluation relating to state and federal funds expended for such purposes.

(B) No community addiction services provider or community mental health services provider shall fail to supply statistics and other information within its knowledge and with respect to its addiction services, mental health services, and recovery supports upon request of the department.

(C) Communications by a person seeking aid in good faith for alcoholism or drug dependence are confidential, and this section does not require the collection or permit the disclosure of information which reveals or comprises the identity of any person seeking aid.

(D) Based on the information collected and compiled under division (A) of this section, the department shall develop a project to assess the outcomes of persons served by community addiction services providers and community mental health services providers that receive funds distributed by the department.

Cite as R.C. § 5119.61

Amended by 131st General Assembly File No. TBD, SB 319, §1, eff. 7/1/2017.

Amended by 131st General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 64, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2015.

Renumbered from § 3793.12 by 130th General Assembly File No. 25, HB 59, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2013.

Former section renumbered as § 5119.22 by 130th General Assembly File No. 25, HB 59, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2013.

Effective Date: 09-29-1999 .