Notice of Non-Discrimination & Accessibility
Cottonwood Creek Behavioral Hospital complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, ancestry or religion. Cottonwood Creek Behavioral Hospital does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.
Cottonwood Creek Behavioral Hospital will take appropriate steps to ensure that persons with disabilities, including persons who are deaf, hard of hearing, or blind, or who have other sensory or manual impairments, have an equal opportunity to participate in our services, activities, programs and other benefits.
Cottonwood Creek Behavioral Hospital is accessible to and usable by disabled persons, including persons who are deaf, hard of hearing, or blind, or who have other sensory impairments.
- Free provision of aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us, such as:
- Qualified sign language interpreters
- Written information in other formats (large print, audio, accessible electronic formats, other formats)
- A twenty-four hour (24) telecommunication device (TTY/TDD) which can connect the caller to all extensions within the facility and/or portable (TTY/TDD) units, for use by persons who are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech impaired.
- Free language services to people whose primary language is not English, such as:
- Qualified interpreters
- Information written in other languages
If you need these services, please notify the Director of Social Services.
If you believe that Cottonwood Creek Behavioral Hospital has failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex, you can file a grievance with the Patient Advocate for this hospital.
You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, your therapist or patient advocate is available to help you.
You can also file a civil rights complaint with the U.S. 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:
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Room 509F, HHH Building
Washington, D.C. 20201
1-800-368-1019, 800-537-7697 (TDD)
Complaint forms are available at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/index.html.