Mental Health

ORS 430.385

Nothing in ORS 430.347 (Definitions for ORS 430.345 to 430.380), 430.359 (Funding of services), 430.380 (Mental Health Alcoholism and Drug Services Account), 471.805 (Disposition of moneys), 471.810 (Distribution of available moneys in Oregon Liquor Control Commission Account), 473.030 (Tax on wines and malt beverages) or this section shall be construed as justification for a reduction in General Fund support of local alcohol and drug abuse prevention, early intervention and treatment services. [1975 c.424 §1; 1987 c.53 §13]
Note: Sections 3 and 5, chapter 45, Oregon Laws 2018, provide:
Sec. 3. (1) The Oregon Health Authority shall establish a pilot project for the purpose of determining the effectiveness of establishing immediate access to appropriate evidence-based treatment for persons who suffer opioid and opiate overdoses. The pilot project may include:


Creating a direct link between an emergency department and appropriate treatment and resources, including the availability of medication-assisted treatment in the emergency department;


Using peer recovery support mentors to facilitate the link between an emergency department and appropriate treatment and resources; and


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.


The authority shall implement the pilot project in Coos, Jackson, Marion and Multnomah Counties.


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.


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.


The authority may adopt rules to carry out this section. [2018 c.45 §3]
Sec. 5. Section 3 of this 2018 Act is repealed on January 2, 2021. [2018 c.45 §5]
§§ 430.260 to 430.425

Atty. Gen. Opinions

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


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