Pennsylvania SB870

An Act providing for duties of the Department of Corrections and the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs, for educating and training of government-funded professionals who come into contact with individuals engaged in risky substance use and for training programs to educate physicians and nonphysicians in addressing risky substance use and addiction; developing screening and assessment instruments for addictive substances; requiring treatment programs and providers to utilize evidence-based prevention and treatment approaches; and providing for screening at the time of arraignment.