General Laws

Section 19. The department shall promulgate regulations relative to discharge plans for substance abuse treatment programs subject to licensure or approval under sections 24 and 24D of chapter 90, sections 6 and 6A of chapter 111B and section 7 of chapter 111E. A discharge plan shall be issued for each client leaving a licensed substance abuse treatment program and shall include recommended follow-up treatment, contact information for shelters in the area, additional resources for substance abuse treatment and workforce options.