Major Unusual Incidents

A MUI (Major Unusual Incident) is an alleged, suspected or actual occurrence of an incident when there is reason to believe the health or safety of an individual with developmental disabilities may be adversely affected, or may be placed at a reasonable risk of harm; if such individual is receiving services through the Developmental Disabilities service delivery system or will be receiving services as the result of the incident.

Understanding the MUI Reporting System

Download this helpful guide to understanding  the MUI Reporting System.  This is a handbook for the individuals, families, and paid supports.

 To Report an MUI

Always Call 911 First during a life threatening emergency

During regular work hours (8 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.), call
(740) 264-7176 for assistance with a crisis or emergency involving an individual with a DD.

The Board of DD also maintains an after-hours automated message system for reporting incidents of abuse/neglect and for crisis intervention. A crisis is a situation that jeopardizes the health or safety of an individual with DD and requires immediate intervention. From 4:00 p.m. to 8 a.m. Monday through Friday and all day Saturday, Sunday and holidays, call (740) 264-7176.  You will be prompted to leave a message and the On-Call person will return your call.  Make sure you leave a call back phone number.