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Substance Use Disorder: Recovery and Legal Issues

Substance Use Disorder Recovery

Last updated on 04/21/2021 at 2:53 pm

Substance Use Disorder: Recovery and Legal Issues

The information provided in this Toolkit is about issues and legal concerns related to recovery from substance use disorder. The information here is broad and general. Each answer is very short and simple. This means we have left out many details and many possible complications. This information is intended to help you understand the kinds of issues that may come up for people in recovery. It is NOT intended to address every possible situation. As always, it is best to talk with a lawyer about particular problems.

Common Questions

What is substance use disorder?

Can my employer fire me for being in recovery from substance use disorder?

How else does the law protect me?

I currently have a problem with substance use disorder; does the law protect me from discrimination?