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(20 ILCS 301/) Alcoholism and Other Drug Abuse and Dependency Act.

20 ILCS 301/25-5

    (20 ILCS 301/25-5)
    Sec. 25-5. Establishment of comprehensive treatment system. The Department shall develop, fund and implement a comprehensive, statewide, community-based system for the provision of a full array of intervention, treatment and aftercare for persons suffering from alcohol and other drug abuse and dependency. The system created under this Section shall be based on the premise that coordination among and integration between all community and governmental systems will facilitate effective and efficient program implementation and utilization of existing resources.
(Source: P.A. 88-80.)

20 ILCS 301/25-10

    (20 ILCS 301/25-10)
    Sec. 25-10. Promulgation of regulations. The Department shall adopt regulations for acceptance of persons for treatment, taking into consideration available resources and facilities, for the purpose of early and effective treatment of alcoholism and other drug abuse and dependency.
(Source: P.A. 88-80.)

20 ILCS 301/25-15

    (20 ILCS 301/25-15)
    Sec. 25-15. Emergency treatment.
    (a) An intoxicated person may come voluntarily to a treatment facility for emergency treatment. A person who appears to be intoxicated in a public place and who may be a danger to himself or others may be assisted to his home, a treatment facility or other health facility either directly by the police or through an intermediary person.
    (b) A person who appears to be unconscious or in immediate need of emergency medical services while in a public place and who shows symptoms of impairment brought on by alcoholism or other drug abuse or dependency may be taken into protective custody by the police and forthwith brought to an emergency medical service. A person who is otherwise incapacitated while in a public place and who shows symptoms of alcoholism or other drug abuse or dependency may be taken into custody and forthwith brought to a facility available for detoxification. The police in detaining the person shall take him into protective custody only, which shall not constitute an arrest. No entry or other record shall be made to indicate that the person has been arrested or charged with a crime. The detaining officer may take reasonable steps to protect himself from harm.
(Source: P.A. 88-80.)

20 ILCS 301/25-20

    (20 ILCS 301/25-20)
    Sec. 25-20. Applicability of patients' rights. All persons who are receiving or who have received intervention, treatment or aftercare services under this Act shall be afforded those rights enumerated in Article 30.
(Source: P.A. 88-80.)