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New Hampshire Code of Administrative Rules He-M §311.04

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“Fundamental rights under the division of mental health and developmental services regulations”

All persons receiving treatment for mental illness is entitled to any legal right to which all citizens are entitled, regardless of that person’s admission to the mental health services system. The legal rights protected must include:

  • The right to freedom of religious preference and practice;
  • The right to register to vote;
  • The following civil rights: the right to manage affairs; the right to contract; the right to hold professional, occupational, or motor vehicle driver’s licenses; the right to marry or to obtain a divorce; the right to make a will; and the right to exercise any other civil right;
  • The right to not be discriminated against in any manner because of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or disability; and
  • The right to legal remedies.


Current as of June 2015