An Act To Require That Comprehensive Substance Use Disorder Treatment Be Made Available to Maine's Incarcerated Population
Sec. 1. 34-A MRSA §1402, sub-§10-A is enacted to read:
Sec. 2. Appropriations and allocations. The following appropriations and allocations are made.
CORRECTIONS, DEPARTMENT OF
Correctional Medical Services Fund 0286
Initiative: Provides ongoing funding to establish and maintain a substance use disorder treatment program in correctional facilities, including an assessment on intake for all clients, behavioral treatment, medication-assisted treatment and peer support and comprehensive treatment options after release.
|GENERAL FUND TOTAL||$2,000,000||$2,000,000|
This bill requires the Commissioner of Corrections to establish and maintain a substance use disorder treatment program in the correctional facilities, which must provide for an assessment on intake, provide a variety of behavioral and medication-assisted treatment options and offer peer support and comprehensive treatment options after release. The bill also provides funding for the establishment of the substance use disorder treatment program.