How the ADA Addresses Addiction and Recovery Workshop at the 2019 Annual Conference: Navigating the Addiction Profession, FL
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How the ADA Addresses Addiction and Recovery
Oce Harrison, EdD
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) ensures that people with disabilities have the same rights and opportunities as everyone else. This includes people with alcohol use disorder and substance use disorders. Find out how the ADA addresses alcohol and substance use disorders differently. These differences will be illustrated with scenarios about alcohol, opioids, cocaine and marijuana. This is a very complex subject due to developing court cases and case law. Learn about civil rights and obligations!