PA 16-130—sHB 5456
Public Health Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTION SERVICES FOR REVISIONS TO THE MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTION SERVICES STATUTES
SUMMARY: This act makes technical changes in Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services-related statutes, substituting the term “substance use disorders” for “substance abuse problems. ” The changes reflect current practice and comply with the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V).
EFFECTIVE DATE: October 1, 2016
OLR Tracking: ND; DC; vr: tjo