Confidentiality Policy

All conversations are kept in the strictest of confidence.  Telephone calls are not recorded.  E-Mail and Text messages will not be copied or shared.

 

Confidentiality may only be broken in the following circumstances:   

  • there is disclosure or evidence of serious risk of harm to the individual, as in a threatened or attempted suicide   

  • there is disclosure or evidence of a serious risk of harm to others   

  • there is disclosure or evidence of physical, sexual or serious emotional abuse or neglect   

  • there is disclosure or evidence of serious self-harm (including drug or alcohol misuse that may be life-threatening)   

 

In the event that we need to break confidentiality, the individual will be advised of our actions and the local 911 services will be notified.