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RCW 10.05.150

Alcoholism program requirements.

A deferred prosecution program for alcoholism shall be for a two-year period and shall include, but not be limited to, the following requirements:
(1) Total abstinence from alcohol and all other nonprescribed mind-altering drugs;
(2) Participation in an intensive inpatient or intensive outpatient program in a state-approved substance use disorder treatment program;
(3) Participation in a minimum of two meetings per week of an alcoholism self-help recovery support group, as determined by the assessing agency, for the duration of the treatment program;
(4) Participation in an alcoholism self-help recovery support group, as determined by the assessing agency, from the date of court approval of the plan to entry into intensive treatment;
(5) Not less than weekly approved outpatient counseling, group or individual, for a minimum of six months following the intensive phase of treatment;
(6) Not less than monthly outpatient contact, group or individual, for the remainder of the two-year deferred prosecution period;
(7) The decision to include the use of prescribed drugs, including disulfiram, as a condition of treatment shall be reserved to the treating facility and the petitioner's physician;
(8) All treatment within the purview of this section shall occur within or be approved by a state-approved substance use disorder treatment program as described in *chapter 70.96A RCW;
(9) Signature of the petitioner agreeing to the terms and conditions of the treatment program.
NOTES:
*Reviser's note: Chapter 70.96A RCW was entirely repealed or recodified as sections in chapter 71.24 RCW by 2016 sp.s. c 29, effective April 1, 2018.
Effective dates2016 sp.s. c 29: See note following RCW 71.05.760.
Short titleRight of action2016 sp.s. c 29: See notes following RCW 71.05.010.
Legislative findingSeverability1985 c 352: See notes following RCW 10.05.010.
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