Oregon Statutes - Chapter 430 - Administration; Alcohol and Drug Abuse Programs - Section 430.395 - Funding of regional centers for treatment of drug and alcohol dependent adolescents; rules; criteria for areas served by centers.

(1) Subject to the availability of funds, the Department of Human Services may fund regional centers for the treatment of adolescents with drug and alcohol dependencies.

(2) The Department of Human Services shall define by rule a minimum number of inpatient beds and outpatient slots necessary for effective treatment and economic operation of any regional center funded by state funds.

(3) The areas to be served by any treatment facility shall be determined by the following:

(a) Areas that demonstrate the most need;

(b) Areas with no treatment program or an inadequate program; and

(c) Areas where there is strong, organized community support for youth treatment programs.

(4) The area need is determined by:

(a) Current area youth admissions to treatment programs;

(b) Per capita consumption of alcohol in the area;

(c) Percentage of area population between 10 and 18 years of age;

(d) Whether the area has effective, specialized outpatient and early intervention services in place;

(e) Whether the area suffers high unemployment and economic depression; and

(f) Other evidence of need.

(5) As used in this section, “regional center” means a community residential treatment facility including intensive residential and outpatient care for adolescents with drug and alcohol dependencies. [1989 c.997 §1]

Note: 430.395 was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 430 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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