The Road to Recovery - Treatment and Recovery in Behavioral Health for American with Disabilities

Persons with disabilities in our society experience substance use and mental disorders at a relatively high rates, yet special challenges exist for those who want to access and use treament and recovery support services. The American with Disabilities Act prohibits discrimination against persons with disabilities, but how does this protection apply in providing treatment and recovery services for individuals with substance use and mental disorders?  What are the barriers to access that disabled persons face and how can these barriers be overcome? This show will explore a range of issues associated with treatment and recovery in behavioral health for disabled persons, including barriers to access, differences in outcomes, and options to diminish the incidence of discrimination.

1 hour
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