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254A.01 PUBLIC POLICY.
It is hereby declared to be the public policy of this state that the interests of society are best
served by providing persons who are dependent upon alcohol or other drugs with a comprehensive
range of rehabilitative and social services. Further, it is declared that treatment under these
services shall be voluntary when possible: treatment shall not be denied on the basis of prior
treatment; treatment shall be based on an individual treatment plan for each person undergoing
treatment; treatment shall include a continuum of services available for a person leaving a
program of treatment; treatment shall include all family members at the earliest possible phase of
the treatment process.
History: 1973 c 572 s 1