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Rules as to acceptance for treatment - R.I. Gen. Laws Ann. § 23-1.10-8

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The director of the department of behavioral healthcare, developmental disabilities and hospitals1 must create rules for accepting persons into the substance abuse program. When establishing the rules, the director should rely on various standards including: (1) the use of an individualized treatment plan for each patient; and (2) the coordination of services in a manner that permits individuals to obtain further treatment upon leaving a facility.




  • 1. Previously named “the department of mental health, retardation, and hospitals.”

Current as of June 2015