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Pacific ADA Center—ADA National Network Learning Session

Adults with Medical Staff at Home Young Female Doctor

Thursday, August 22, 2019, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. PT.

Title: Opioid Use Disorder and the Americans with Diabilities Act in Healthcare Settings

Addiction to opioids and other substances has risen dramatically in recent years. How government and private entities view treatment of addiction to opioids and other substances has raised Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) concerns. In this session, two members of the ADA National Network will discuss how the ADA impacts persons with Opioid Use Disorders in a variety of health care settings. The presenters will also cover how to eliminate discrimination that results in barriers to treatment and recovery.