Working with a Disability

Disabled Nurses Information and Support 
 
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): The U.S. Department of Justice provides information through a toll-free ADA Information Line. This service permits businesses, state and local governments, or others to call and ask questions about general or specific ADA requirements, i.e., questions about the ADA Standards for Accessible Design or specific technical requirements, request free ADA materials, or file a complaint. Phone: 800-514-0301 (voice); 800-514-0383 (TDD). ADA specialists are available Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. (ET) except on Thursday when the hours are 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. Spanish language service also is available.
 

Questions and Answers about Health Care Workers and the Americans with Disabilities Act: An informational Q and A fact sheet offered by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on the application of the ADA to job applicants and employees in the healthcare industry.

Support Organizations

Are You In Recovery from Alcohol or Drug Problems? Know Your Rights - Information brochure from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment www.samhsa.gov