Mental Health

ORS 430.315

The Legislative Assembly finds alcoholism or drug dependence is an illness. The alcoholic or drug-dependent person is ill and should be afforded treatment for that illness. To the greatest extent possible, the least costly settings for treatment, outpatient services and residential facilities shall be widely available and utilized except when contraindicated because of individual health care needs. State agencies that purchase treatment for alcoholism or drug dependence shall develop criteria consistent with this policy in consultation with the Oregon Health Authority. In reviewing applications for certificate of need, the Director of the Oregon Health Authority shall take this policy into account. [1971 c.622 §1; 1973 c.795 §5; 1983 c.601 §3; 1987 c.660 §22; 2001 c.900 §137; 2009 c.595 §481]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Drunkenness as element of crime of disorderly conduct, breach of peace or vagrancy, (1975) Vol 37, p 647

§§ 430.260 to 430.425

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authorized contracts and expenditures, (1977) Vol 38, p 1618


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