Issue Brief Substance Abuse Treatment Emergencies and the Law
John Hopkins Public Health Preparedness Programs, and the Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. (2012). Issue Brief: Substance Abuse Treatment, Emergencies, and the Law.
This tool is intended as a resource for healthcare providers and administrators, public health officials, emergency planners, clergy, and their public and private sector partners who seek to identify key legal issues that may arise during and after emergencies related to substance abuse treatment. This tool provides general information and is not intended to offer jurisdiction-specific guidance. The content focuses primarily on relevant federal laws although select state or local laws may also be discussed.