We respect your privacy and confidentiality and adhere to professional ethical standards as well as federal and state confidentiality laws.
Federal law covers substance use disorders when federal funding is involved in care and can be found at Code of Federal Regulations and a checklist for disclosure can be found here. Information about the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 can be found here.
We are mandated by state law to report suspected cases of abuse and/or neglect of children, the elderly, and the disabled to the Department of Social Services with jurisdiction. You can find mandatory reporting regulations here. We are also required to break confidentiality when an individual is a danger to self or others or is unable to care for self. You can find Virginia law on voluntary and involuntary admissions here.