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Ordenanza Nº 485 (Ordinance 485)

Ministerio de Salud Publica Country Resources Child and Youth Substance Abuse/Alcohol policies/plans/legislations and service standards Uruguay 5 July 2013 Legislation/regulation alcohol, child and adolescent

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La normativa establece que toda persona entre 10 y 24 años inclusive, que consulte en un servicio de atención de urgencia del Sistema Nacional Integrado de Salud, así como en Servicios de Emergencia Médica Móviles por intoxicación alcohólica en cualquiera de sus grados o toda situación en que, el alcohol sea determinante o contribuyente en la causa que determinó la pérdida del estado de salud y que motive la consulta de urgencia,será referido al alta al Espacio Adolescente de su prestador para la evaluación integral de salud y tratamiento o derivación oportuna según el caso.

The legislation provides that every person between the ages of 10 and 24 years consult an emergency service of the National Integrated Health System and Emergency Medical Services Mobile for alcohol intoxication in any degree or any situation in which alcohol that negatively affects health status of adolescents. In order to curb alcohol consumption and alcohol dependency, adolescents will be referred for a comprehensive health assessment for timely and appropriate treatment.


Ordenanza Nº 485
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