§ 7–1131.09. Appointment and duties of Consumer and Family Affairs Officer.
The Department shall have a Consumer and Family Affairs officer, appointed by the Director, and qualified by experience and training to carry out the following functions:
(1) Ensuring the involvement of consumers of mental health services and their family members in the design, implementation, and evaluation of mental health services and mental health supports;
(2) Serving as a liaison to consumers of mental health services and their family members and personal representatives; and
(3) Promoting the protection of the rights of consumers of mental health services.