Client Rights and Responsibilities

Great Circle Client Rights and Responsibilities

The rights and responsibilities of each client are paramount at Great Circle, and, as outlined below, help to protect and empower him/her while receiving treatment and participating in Great Circle programs.


You have the right to:

  • Be safe
  • Be heard
  • Be respected
  • Learn
  • Be cared for
  • Participate in planning your treatment program
  • Receive visitors and communicate by phone or mail as guided by treatment team decisions
  • File a grievance, should you feel you are treated unfairly
  • Contact the Child Abuse Hotline
  • Be informed of the medication you are prescribed and possible side effects
  • Have your personal information shared with only those who need to know to keep you safe

You have the responsibility to:

  • Keep yourself and others safe
  • Listen to others
  • Respect the rights of others and their property
  • Participate in your treatment and treatment planning
  • Appropriately communicate the needs you have
  • Take ownership of your issues and work toward improvement
  • Stay within the guidelines given to you regarding the people on your contact list
  • Be truthful and open to resolving any issues that arise
  • Properly follow medical orders
  • Respect the privacy and confidentiality of others
  • Follow rules and expectations of those caring for you