Factsheet on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Addiction and Recovery for State & Local Governments
December 3, 2020
The ADA National Network's factsheet, "The Americans with Disabilities Act, Addiction and Recovery for State & Local Governments", covers topics including the ADA's definition of disability, how addiction is generally covered under this definition, and how addiction to alcohol and the illegal use of drugs are treated differently under this law. Scenarios involving social services programs, the criminal justice system and housing are discussed.
This factsheet is also available in Spanish.