Emerald Coast Behavioral Hospital complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex. Emerald Coast Behavioral Hospital does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.
Emerald Coast Behavioral Hospital:
If you need services, contact Allison Carter, Patient Advocate.
If you believe that Emerald Coast Behavioral Hospital has failed to provide these services or discriminated in any other way on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex, you can file a grievance with Allison Carter, Patient Advocate, 1940 Harrison Ave., Panama City, FL, 32405, 850-763-0017. You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax or email. If you need help filing a grievance, Allison Carter, Patient Advocate, is available to help you.
You can also file a civil right complaint with the US Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights, electronically through the Office for Civil Rights Complaint Portal, available at https://ocrportal.hhs.gov/ocr/portal/lobby.jsf, or by mail or phone at:
US Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue, SW Room 509F, HHH Building
Washington, DC 20201
Complaint forms are available at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/index.html