Montana - Alcohol and Drug-use Intervention Programs: Programs and Services

Area: 
Programs And Services
Policy Type: 
Regulation
Summary: 

State law encourages districts to implement school-based alcohol and drug referral, intervention or treatment programs for students with substance use disorders.

Administrative Rules of Montana, Department of public health and human services, Chapter Public accommodations , Subchapter Schools, 37.111.825 Health supervision and maintenance

(7) Pursuant to the advisory authority of 50-1-202(11) and (12), MCA, the department recommends that students be evaluated by registered professional nurses or other appropriately qualified health professionals on a periodic basis in order to identify those health problems which have the potential for interfering with learning, including:

  • (a) assessment of student's health and developmental status;
  • (b) vision screening;
  • (c) hearing screening;
  • (d) scoliosis screening;
  • (e) chemical and alcohol abuse;
  • (f) nutritional screening; and
  • (g) dental screening.
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