New Mexico Administrative Code
Title 7 - HEALTH

Universal Citation: 7 NM Admin Code

Current through Register Vol. 35, No. 6, March 26, 2024

A. A program sponsor shall ensure that policies and procedures are developed, implemented, and complied with to educate and promote understanding in the community about opioid treatment and include:

(1) a mechanism for eliciting input from the community about the provider's impact on the community;

(2) a requirement that the program sponsor or designee interface with community leaders to foster positive relations;

(3) a requirement that the program sponsor or designee establish a liaison with community representatives to share information about the program;

(4) a requirement that the agency have information on substance abuse and related health and social issues available to the public;

(5) a mechanism for addressing and resolving community concerns about opioid treatment or the program's presence in the community; and

(6) a mechanism that addresses getting approval for continued treatment in treatment or care facilities and correctional facilities.

B. A program sponsor shall ensure that community relations efforts are documented and are evaluated at least once every 6 months.

C. A program sponsor shall comply with all valid county and municipal ordinances regarding community relations, and the department of health may consult with local governmental entities when enforcing this section.

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