(a) The department shall establish comprehensive and coordinated programs for the treatment of alcohol-dependent persons, drug-dependent persons and intoxicated persons.

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes 17a-673

  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.

(b) The programs of the department shall be consistent with its state plan and shall include, but not be limited to: (1) Emergency treatment; (2) inpatient treatment; (3) intermediate treatment; and (4) outpatient and follow-up treatment, including appropriate rehabilitation services.

(c) The department shall provide for adequate and appropriate treatment for alcohol-dependent persons, drug-dependent persons and intoxicated persons admitted under sections 17a-680 to 17a-690, inclusive. Treatment may not be provided at a correctional institution except for inmates.

(d) The administrator of each treatment facility operated by the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services shall make an annual report of its activities to the department in the form and manner the department specifies.

(e) All appropriate public and private resources shall be coordinated with and utilized in the program if possible.