The array of treatment and support services for all levels of opioid and co-occurring drug addiction required by division (A)(11)(c)(ix) of section 340.03 of the Revised Code to be included in a continuum of care established under that section shall include at least ambulatory and sub-acute detoxification, non-intensive and intensive outpatient services, medication-assisted treatment, peer mentoring, residential treatment services, recovery housing pursuant to section 340.034 of the Revised Code, and twelve-step approaches. The treatment and support services shall be made available in the service district of each board of alcohol, drug addiction, and mental health services, except that sub-acute detoxification and residential treatment services may be made available through a contract with one or more providers of sub-acute detoxification or residential treatment services located in other service districts. The treatment and support services shall be made available in a manner that ensures that service recipients are able to access the services they need for opioid and co-occurring drug addiction in an integrated manner and without delay when changing or obtaining additional treatment or support services for such addiction. An individual seeking a treatment or support service for opioid and co-occurring drug addiction included in a continuum of care shall not be denied the service on the basis that the service previously failed.
Added by 130th General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 483, §101.01, eff. 9/15/2016.