About This Webinar:
Know Your Rights: Housing, Health Care, and Other Forms of Discrimination Against People with Alcohol and Drug Histories [Slides/ Video] explains federal laws prohibiting discrimination against people with disabilities, and how these laws protect people with substance use disorders, with a particular focus on discrimination in housing, government activities and programs, and public accommodations like schools and health care providers. The webinar will help you to:
- Understand rights under federal anti-discrimination laws;
- Understand how to exercise those rights; and
- Know how to help others understand and exercise those rights.
This Webinar Is For:
- People in treatment or recovery from alcohol or drug disorders;
- Anyone supporting the rights of people with substance use disorders;
- Landlords, health care providers, government officials, and others who want to comply with anti-discrimination laws; and
- Anyone else interested in the topic.
- Know Your Rights: Are You In Recovery from Alcohol or Drug Problems? This brochure describes federal laws prohibiting employment, housing, and other discrimination against people with substance use disorders. It also explains what to do if your rights have been violated.
- Questions and Answers from Webinar: “Know Your Rights: Housing, Health Care, and Other Forms of Discrimination Against People with Alcohol and Drug Histories”: Summary of questions asked during the webinar, and answers provided by LAC attorneys.