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Record keeping and confidentiality. Permitted disclosure. Treatment or rehabilitation of minor - Conn. Gen. Stat. § 17a-688

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All substance abuse treatment records are confidential and privileged to the patient and may only be disclosed according to the statute; disclosures may not violate Part 2.

Disclosure With Consent

A minor may consent to substance abuse treatment on their own behalf. Any information regarding the minor’s treatment cannot be disclosed to the minor’s parents or guardians without the minor’s consent.

Disclosure Without Consent

Substance abuse treatment information may be used or disclosed by the commissioner for research, audit, or program evaluation purposes, provided that the information is not used in a way that discloses patient identity.

Disclosure Pursuant to Court Order

Disclosure is permitted if a court holds a hearing and determines that there is cause for disclosure.

Current as of June 2015