Patient Non-Discrimination Policy
It is the policy of Walden Behavioral Care to provide equitable care, without discrimination against or harassment of, any person on the basis of race, age, color, national origin, culture, ethnicity, language, socioeconomic status, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, manner of payment or any other non-medically relevant factor or characteristics that are protected by federal or state law.
It is our goal to provide all individuals with specialized support that is personalized for each patient and their unique needs. We are committed to maintaining top-quality, inclusive and affirming care that respects the personal dignity of all people.
This non-discrimination policy extends throughout the Walden Behavioral Care system. Any harassment or discrimination is prohibited and will not be tolerated.
If you have questions regarding our nondiscrimination policies or concerns about possible discrimination or harassment, please report them to Curtis Garry, Human Rights Officer at 781-647-6764 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can also file a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (OCR), electronically through the Office for Civil Rights Complaint Portal, available at ocrportal.hhs.gov/ocr/portal/lobby.jsf, or by mail or phone at:
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 200
Independence Avenue, SW Room 509F, HHH Building
Washington, D.C. 20201
Phone: 1-800-368-1019, 800-537-7697 (TDD)