Terms of use

Mental Health Collaboration Hub (MHCH) Terms of Use

Please read these terms of use (“terms of use”) carefully before using the Mental Health Collaboration Hub (“Hub”).

Conditions of use

By using the Hub, you certify that you have read and reviewed this Agreement and that you agree to comply with its terms. If you do not want to be bound by the terms of this Agreement, you are advised to leave the website accordingly. The Hub only allows use and access of this website, its products, and its services to those who have accepted its terms.

Privacy policy

Users of the Hub will be identified by other users of the Hub according to the organization and user information that they provide, and they agree for this to be known. Users shall not submit, share or include, any protected health information of any kind in case submissions.

Intellectual property

You agree that all materials, products, and services provided on this website are the property of the Hub, its affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents, suppliers, or licensors including all copyrights, trade secrets, trademarks, patents, and other intellectual property. You also agree that you will not reproduce or redistribute the Hub’s intellectual property in any way, including electronic, digital, or new trademark registrations.


Eligible users of the Hub are health care or human services providers regularly involved in the care of youth in Minnesota who are in psychiatric or behavioral health boarding situations. This includes, but is not limited to, hospitals, emergency rooms, county human service divisions, crisis services, therapeutic shelters, residential treatment programs, group homes, and foster care services. Hub administrators exercise discretion on determining eligible users based upon this definition and reserves the right to deny or remove access for any organization that is deemed inappropriate.

User accounts

As a user of this website, you must be actively employed by an eligible and actively enrolled organization. You will be required to provide your professional contact information. You are responsible for ensuring the accuracy of this information, and you are responsible for maintaining the safety and security of your identifying information. You are also responsible for all activities that occur under your account or password. If you think there are any possible issues regarding the security of your account on the website, inform us immediately so we may address it accordingly. We reserve all rights to terminate accounts, edit or remove content in our sole discretion.

Appropriate use

All organizations and users agree to the appropriate use of the Hub and to use it for its intended purpose of helping to connect youth in psychiatric or behavioral health boarding situations to safe living and treatment settings. This is also limited to boarding situations of youth who are in and around Minnesota, with the goal of connecting them to appropriate care and resources near their area of residence when possible.


You agree to indemnify the Hub and its affiliates and hold harmless against legal claims and demands that may arise from your use or misuse of our services.

Limitation on liability

The Hub is not liable for any damages that may occur to you as a result of your misuse of our website. The Hub reserves the right to edit, modify, and change this Agreement any time. We shall let our users know of these changes through electronic mail. This Agreement is an understanding between the Hub and the user, and this supersedes and replaces all prior agreements regarding the use of this website.



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