Massachusetts Department of Mental Health

Report of the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health Task Force on Staff and Client Safety

The Massachusetts Department of Mental Health established the Task Force to conduct a thorough review of the department’s policies and practices pertaining to safety after the tragic death of a mental health counselor. This report covers a focused summary of the following areas:
  • Overview of the DMH community system

  • Critical Incident data

  • Themes from meetings with staff and stakeholders

  • Results from on-line staff surveys. 

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