Treatment of opioid and alcohol abuse.

Authors: Representative Wendy McNamara

Co-authors: Representative Gregory Steuerwald, Representative Steven Davisson, Representative Matt Pierce

Digest

Provides that addictions counseling, inpatient detoxification, and the administration of Vivitrol or a similar substance may be required to treat opioid or alcohol addiction as a condition of parole, probation, community corrections, pretrial diversion, or participation in a problem solving court. Provides that the division of mental health and addiction may consider the administration of Vivitrol or a similar substance as an alternative to methadone treatment.