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Section 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 persons with mental disabilities, and the care, treatment, and rehabilitation of persons with alcohol use disorder, persons with drug dependencies, 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 alcohol use disorder 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.

(E) The director of mental health and addiction services may fine a community addiction services provider or community mental health services provider for violating division (B) of this section. In determining whether to impose a fine, the director shall consider whether the provider has engaged in a pattern of noncompliance. If a fine is imposed, it shall be one thousand dollars for a first failure to comply with division (B) of this section and two thousand dollars for each subsequent failure. The director's actions in imposing a fine shall be taken in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code.

All fines collected under this division shall be deposited in the state treasury to the credit of the department's statewide treatment and prevention fund created by section 4301.30 of the Revised Code.

Last updated October 4, 2023 at 12:44 PM

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