Mental Health

ORS 430.560
Oregon Health Authority adoption of requirements for contracted drug treatment programs

  • rules


The Oregon Health Authority shall adopt rules to establish requirements, in accordance with ORS 430.357 (Minimum standards), for drug treatment programs that contract with the authority and that involve:




Detoxification with acupuncture and counseling; and


The supplying of synthetic opiates to such persons under close supervision and control. However, the supplying of synthetic opiates shall be used only when detoxification or detoxification with acupuncture and counseling has proven ineffective or upon a written request of a physician licensed by the Oregon Medical Board or a naturopathic physician licensed by the Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine showing medical need for synthetic opiates. A copy of the request must be included in the client’s permanent treatment and releasing authority records.


Notwithstanding subsection (1) of this section, synthetic opiates may be made available to a pregnant woman with her informed consent without prior resort to the treatment programs described in subsection (1)(a) and (b) of this section. [Formerly 475.715; 1979 c.744 §29; 1991 c.574 §3; 2005 c.264 §22; 2009 c.595 §503; 2011 c.673 §35; 2017 c.356 §57; 2019 c.470 §3]


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