(a)Creating a direct link between an emergency department and appropriate treatment and resources, including the availability of medication-assisted treatment in the emergency department;
(b)Using peer recovery support mentors to facilitate the link between an emergency department and appropriate treatment and resources; and
(c)Any other programming aimed at reducing deaths caused by opioid and opiate overdoses by providing persons who suffer opioid and opiate overdoses with immediate access to appropriate treatment and resources.
(2)The authority shall implement the pilot project in Coos, Jackson, Marion and Multnomah Counties.
(3)At least twice each year, the counties listed in subsection (2) of this section shall report to each other and the authority regarding the pilot project. The counties and the authority may jointly determine the form and content of the reporting required under this subsection.
(4)Not later than December 31 of each year, the authority shall submit, in the manner provided in ORS 192.245 (Form of report to legislature), a report on the efficacy and implementation of the pilot project described in this section, and may include any recommendations for legislation, to an interim committee of the Legislative Assembly related to public health.
(5)The authority may adopt rules to carry out this section. [2018 c.45 §3]
§§ 430.260 to 430.425
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