|HB5593 Engrossed||LRB099 19790 RLC 44188 b|
AN ACT concerning State government.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Alcoholism and Other Drug Abuse and
Dependency Act is amended by adding Section 20-25 as follows:
(20 ILCS 301/20-25 new)
Opioid addiction treatment education.
programs serving persons with substance use issues licensed by
the Department under this Act must provide educational
information concerning treatment options for opioid addiction,
including the use of a medication for the use of opioid
addiction, recognition of and response to opioid overdose, and
the use and administration of naloxone, to clients identified
as having or seeking treatment for opioid addiction. The
Department shall develop educational materials that are
supported by research and updated periodically that must be
used by programs to comply with this requirement.