Addiction, Recovery and the ADA

There are many people with addiction to alcohol, and in recovery from substance use and opioid use disorders who are unaware of their civil rights under the ADA. Our goal is to explain their rights and responsibilities to them.

The ADA applies to alcohol addiction and the illegal use of drugs, differently. The PDF below explains these differences through scenarios about: alcohol, opioids, cocaine and marijuana. 

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For questions about this document contact: 1-617-695-0085 or ADAinfo@NewEnglandADA.org

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