Combating Discrimination Based on HIV or Opioid Use Disorder


Recording of "Combating Discrimination Based on HIV or OUD" on January 13, 2021.

In this webinar, speakers outlined the civil rights of people with HIV, HCV, and substance use disorder. The right to health care, protections under the Americans with Disabilities Act, legal rights of people with substance use disorder, relevant laws and regulations in Massachusetts, and language to advocate for client rights were discussed.


Gregory J. Dorchak
Assistant U.S. Attorney, Civil Rights Unit
United States Attorney's Office
District of Massachusetts

David Knight
Trial Attorney and USAO ADA Program Coordinator
Disability Rights Section, Civil Rights Division
U.S. Department of Justice

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