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Valley Public Radio Staff
Mon August 13, 2012
The Line Between Confidentiality And Public Safety
Originally published on Mon August 13, 2012 12:57 pm
Mental health professionals are faced with difficult decisions about when to warn about potential threats to public safety. State laws vary: Some require mental health workers to report a perceived threat, others ease confidentiality requirements, and some states have no established duty to warn.