Recording: Combatting Discrimination Based on HIV or OUD (1/13/21)
Recording of "More Than Health Care Part 3: Combatting Discrimination Based on HIV or Opioid Use Disorder" on January 13, 2021.
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In this webinar, speakers outlined the civil rights of people with HIV, HCV, and substance use disorder. The right to health care, protections under the Americans with Disabilities Act, legal rights of people with substance use disorder, relevant laws and regulations in Massachusetts, and language to advocate for client rights were discussed.
Speakers: Gregory J. Dorchak Assistant U.S. Attorney, Civil Rights Unit United States Attorney's Office District of Massachusetts
David Knight Trial Attorney and USAO ADA Program Coordinator Disability Rights Section, Civil Rights Division U.S. Department of Justice
A variety of the listed topics will be discussed at this event.
Medication-assisted therapy for substance use disorders (i.e. buprenorphine, methadone, and/or naltrexone)