Does your state require mental health reporting? - page 2

Hi, This has been a common question here lately on AN. So, I started this thread in hopes that 50 people (plus DC, if there's a license for DC) from each of the 50 states, plus DC, could share whether there is a mental... Read More

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    State: Hawaii
    Is there a question regarding mental illness or chemical dependency?: No
    How is it worded?: There are no questions regarding mental illness or chemical dependency. There's questions about disciplinary actions.

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    State: Idaho
    Is there a question regarding mental illness or chemical dependency? Yes
    How is it worded? "Do you have or have you been diagnosed as having, or have you been treated for having a physical or mental condition, including drug or alcohol addiction during the past five years, which may impair your ability to practice nursing with reasonable skill and safety?"
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    State: Illinois
    Is there a question regarding mental illness or chemical dependency? Yes
    How is it worded?: Have you had or do you now have any disease or condition that interferes with your ability to perform the essential functions of your profession, including any disease or condition generally regarded as chronic by the medical community, i.e., (1) mental or emotional disease or condition; (2) alcohol or other substance abuse; (3) physical disease or condition, that presently interferes with your ability to practice your profession? If yes, attach a detailed statement, including an explanation whether or not you are currently under treatment.
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    State: Indiana
    Is there a question regarding mental illness or chemical dependency?: No, for mental illness. Yes, for alcohol/drug abuse.
    How is it worded?: No question for mental illness. Straight forward question if you have ever been treated for alcohol/drug abuse. Questions regarding convictions and disciplinary actions.
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    State: Louisiana
    Is there a question regarding mental illness or chemical dependency?:Yes
    How is it worded?:"Have you been diagnosed with, do you have, or have you had a medical, physical, mental, emotional or psychiatric condition that might affect your ability to safely practice as a registered nurse?"
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    State: Maine
    Is there a question regarding mental illness or chemical dependency? No
    How is it worded? There is not one.
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    State: Mississippi
    Is there a question regarding mental illness or chemical dependency?: No, mental illness question. Yes. chemical dependency.
    How is it worded?:No mental health question. The chemical dependency question asks if you have been treated for alcohol/drug abuse in the last five years.
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    State: Missouri
    Is there a question regarding mental illness or chemical dependency?: No, mental illness question. Yes, chemical dependency.
    How is it worded?: No mental health question. The chemical dependency question asks about alcohol/drug abuse treatment/convictions/use within past five years.
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    State: Montana
    Is there a question regarding mental illness or chemical dependency?: Yes
    How is it worded?: "Have you ever been diagnosed with a physical condition or mental health disorder involving potential health risk to the public? If yes, please provide a detailed explanation."

    "Have you ever been diagnosed with substance use disorder or another addiction, or have you participated in an addiction treatment program? If yes, please attach a detailed explanation and provide documentation regarding evaluations, diagnosis, treatment recommendations and monitoring from the source."
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    State: Michigan
    Is there a question regarding mental illness or chemical dependency? No, mental illness question. Yes, chemical dependency.
    How is it worded?: No mental health question. Chemical dependency question asks about substance abuse treatment in the past 2 years.


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