A mental health professional or mental health facility may limit the disclosure of portions of a client's record of mental health information to the client or client representative only if the mental health professional primarily responsible for the diagnosis or treatment of such client reasonably believes that such limitation is necessary to protect the client from a substantial risk of imminent psychological impairment or to protect the client or another individual from a substantial risk of imminent and serious physical injury. The mental health professional shall notify the client or client representative if the mental health professional does not grant complete access.
Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 6-2042. 1973 Ed., § 6-1634. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 2-136, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 7-1201.01. DC CODE § 7-1205.02 Current through December 11, 2012
(Mar. 3, 1979, D.C. Law 2-136, § 502, 25 DCR 5055.)