Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
[REPEALED] Rules and Regulations for the Licensure of Facilities and Providers of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse [12 VAC 35 ‑ 102]
|Description||This regulation specifies standards necessary to protect the health, safety, and welfare of consumers served by programs providing care or treatment for persons with mental illness, mental retardation, or substance abuse or dependence problems.|
|State Authority||37.1-179 and and 37.1-183|
|Federal Authority||None entered|
|Exempt from APA||No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.|
|Text of Regulation||Link to Virginia Administrative Code|
|Goals of Regulation||
To clearly articulate adequate health, safety, care, and treatment requirements to assure that consumers receive safe and protected mental health, mental retardation, and substance abuse services that are appropriate to their needs and levels of functioning.
To clearly articulate Department procedures and actions necessary to implement regulatory requirements with the least possible cost and intrusiveness to consumers, families, and provider organizations.
To provide clear and precise criteria for (a) determining mental health, mental retardation, and substance abuse program accountability and program compliance with regulatory requirements, and (b) taking actions to enforce compliance.
|Name / Title:||Leslie Anderson / Office of Licensing|
P.O. Box 1797
Richmond, VA 23218-1797
|Telephone:||(804)371-1747 FAX: (804)692-0066 TDD: ()-|