Pregnancy and Alcohol

Priority Treatment

Laws mandating priority access to public and private substance abuse treatment for pregnant and postpartum women who abuse alcohol.

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AlabamaNo Change
Alaska                   
  • Jurisdiction: Alaska
  • Effective Date of Change: 10/15/2007
  • Change: Priority treatment requirement established
  • Details
                                             
ArizonaNo Change
ArkansasNo Change
CaliforniaNo Change
Colorado            
  • Jurisdiction: Colorado
  • Effective Date of Change: 3/2/2006
  • Change: Priority treatment requirement established
  • Details
                                                    
ConnecticutNo Change
DelawareNo Change
District of ColumbiaNo Change
Florida                              
  • Jurisdiction: Florida
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2010
  • Change: Priority treatment requirement eliminated
  • Details
                                  
GeorgiaNo Change
HawaiiNo Change
IdahoNo Change
IllinoisNo Change
IndianaNo Change
IowaNo Change
KansasNo Change
Kentucky                                                 
  • Jurisdiction: Kentucky
  • Effective Date of Change: 6/24/2015
  • Change: Priority treatment requirement established
  • Details
               
Louisiana                                                  
  • Jurisdiction: Louisiana
  • Effective Date of Change: 8/1/2015
  • Change: Priority treatment requirement eliminated
  • Details
              
MaineNo Change
Maryland                                                   
  • Jurisdiction: Maryland
  • Effective Date of Change: 10/1/2015
  • Change: Priority treatment requirement eliminated
  • Details
             
MassachusettsNo Change
MichiganNo Change
MinnesotaNo Change
MississippiNo Change
MissouriNo Change
MontanaNo Change
NebraskaNo Change
NevadaNo Change
New HampshireNo Change
New JerseyNo Change
New MexicoNo Change
New YorkNo Change
North CarolinaNo Change
North DakotaNo Change
OhioNo Change
OklahomaNo Change
OregonNo Change
PennsylvaniaNo Change
Rhode IslandNo Change
South CarolinaNo Change
South DakotaNo Change
TennesseeNo Change
Texas      
  • Jurisdiction: Texas
  • Effective Date of Change: 9/1/2004
  • Change: Priority treatment requirement eliminated
  • Details
                               
  • Jurisdiction: Texas
  • Effective Date of Change: 9/2/2012
  • Change: Priority treatment requirement established
  • Details
          
  • Jurisdiction: Texas
  • Effective Date of Change: 6/21/2015
  • Change: Priority treatment requirement eliminated
  • Details
               
Utah                     
  • Jurisdiction: Utah
  • Effective Date of Change: 5/5/2008
  • Change: Priority treatment requirement established
  • Details
                                           
VermontNo Change
VirginiaNo Change
WashingtonNo Change
West VirginiaNo Change
WisconsinNo Change
Wyoming                           
  • Jurisdiction: Wyoming
  • Effective Date of Change: 12/10/2009
  • Change: Priority treatment requirement eliminated
  • Details
                                     
United StatesNo Change