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  • Addictions/Substance Use Disorder Support Groups (8)
    PN-8100.0500

    Addictions/Substance Use Disorder Support Groups

    PN-8100.0500

    Mutual support groups whose members are individuals who have a substance use disorder or any of a number of behavioral addictions which are akin to substance-related disorders in clinical expression, brain origin, comorbidity, physiology and treatment. The groups meet in-person, by telephone or via the Internet; provide emotional support, information and resources to help those who participate modify their behavior; and may include faith-based and secular 12-step groups as well as non-12 step groups.
  • Alcohol Use Disorder Support Groups (7)
    PN-8100.0500-070

    Alcohol Use Disorder Support Groups

    PN-8100.0500-070

    Mutual support groups whose members are individuals who have or are at risk of an alcohol use disorder. The groups meet in-person, by telephone or via the Internet; provide emotional support, information and resources to help participants overcome their disorder; and may include faith-based and secular 12-step groups as well as non-12 step groups, and groups for anesthetists, pharmacists, psychologists, physicians or other health care professionals who are recovering from an alcohol use disorder.
  • Comprehensive Outpatient Substance Use Disorder Treatment (14)
    RX-8450.1150

    Comprehensive Outpatient Substance Use Disorder Treatment

    RX-8450.1150

    Supervised, structured programs that offer a wide range of outpatient services which may be coordinated by a case manager and may include individual and group counseling, 12-step meetings, social and recreational activities, educational and vocational services, life skills training, primary health care, perinatal health care, a program for family members, relapse prevention services, a continuing care program and supportive services (such as child care, transportation and parenting skills development) for individuals who have problems related to excessive use of alcohol and/or use of other drugs and need access to treatment to maintain their individual recovery plans but do not require the intensity of a day treatment program or 24-hour hospital care. Participants attend the program on a regularly scheduled basis at least once a month but usually more frequently depending on their individual needs. Intensive outpatient programs are usually available three or four days per week for three or four hours per day.
  • Co-Occurring Disorders (2)
    YF-5000.1515

    Co-Occurring Disorders

    YF-5000.1515

    A condition, previously referred to in the U.S. as "dual diagnosis", in which individuals have both a diagnosed mental illness and a substance use disorder involving either drugs or alcohol. Any combination of mental health and substance use disorders qualifies for this diagnosis, e.g., an alcohol use disorder and depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and a heroin use disorder, prescription drug dependence and anxiety. For purposes of treatment, it is recommended that clients receive intensive medical and therapeutic intervention and care for both disorders at the same time, allowing them to manage the symptoms caused by the mental health disorder without resorting to drugs and/or alcohol and worsening their mental health symptoms, or allowing an untreated mental health order to increase the urge to drink or get high.
  • Detoxification (4)
    RX-1700

    Detoxification

    RX-1700

    Programs that provide assistance and support for individuals who are physically dependent on substances of any kind during the withdrawal period. Detoxification is a medical regimen aimed at managing acute intoxication and withdrawal by systematically reducing the amount of the addictive substance in a patient's body, providing reasonable control of active withdrawal symptoms and/or averting a life-threatening medical crisis related to the substance. Detoxification is generally conducted under the supervision of a physician, can take place in a wide variety of settings and at a number of levels of intensity within these settings and has three stages: evaluation, stabilization and fostering patient readiness for and entry into treatment.
  • DUI Offender Programs (5)
    RX-1750

    DUI Offender Programs

    RX-1750

    Programs that provide mandated educational, treatment and/or other services for individuals who have been convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol or other drugs including prescription drugs and ordered by the court to seek assistance as part of state efforts to enforce DUI laws. Some DUI offender programs also include families.
  • Families/Friends of Individuals With a Drug Use Disorder Support Groups (2)
    PN-8100.2000-235

    Families/Friends of Individuals With a Drug Use Disorder Support Groups

    PN-8100.2000-235

    Mutual support groups whose members are the spouses/partners of people who have or are at risk of a drug use disorder; children of all ages whose parents, guardians or other parent figures are involved in drug use; and/or friends of those individuals. The groups meet in-person, by telephone or via the Internet; and allow participants to share their experience, strengths and hopes to solve the problems they have in common and support the recovery of their loved one.
  • Families/Friends of Individuals With an Alcohol Use Disorder Support Groups (3)
    PN-8100.2000-230

    Families/Friends of Individuals With an Alcohol Use Disorder Support Groups

    PN-8100.2000-230

    Mutual support groups whose members are the spouses/partners of people who have or are at risk of an alcohol use disorder; children of all ages whose parents, guardians or other parent figures are involved in excessive alcohol use; and/or friends of those individuals. The groups meet in-person, by telephone or via the Internet; and allow participants to share their experience, strengths and hopes to solve the problems they have in common and support the recovery of their loved one.
  • Inpatient Substance Use Disorder Treatment Facilities (11)
    RX-8450.3300

    Inpatient Substance Use Disorder Treatment Facilities

    RX-8450.3300

    Health care facilities that provide structured treatment programs and support services in the context of a 24-hour, supervised environment for individuals who have problems related to excessive use of alcohol and/or use of other drugs. Included are hospitals that are totally devoted to treatment for substance use disorders and programs within general inpatient health care facilities.
  • Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) (3)
    RX-8450.5000

    Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)

    RX-8450.5000

    Programs that provide treatment which includes approved medication (e.g., methadone, buprenorphine, naltrexone, antabuse) to support the efforts of individuals with an opioid or alcohol use disorder to abstain from or reduce their use of opioids (usually heroin or painkillers such as oxycontin or morphine) or alcohol. The extended-release, injectable form of naltrexone (Vivitrol) may also be used. The objective of maintenance is to gradually reduce the amount of the substitute drug that is required in order to reduce and, if possible, eventually eliminate dependency altogether. Medication assisted maintenance treatment (MAT) may be provided in an outpatient treatment program (OTP) or OTP unit such as a pharmacy or physician's office, or for buprenorphine products (Bunavail, Suboxone, Subutex, Zubslov), a physician's office or other health care setting. Methadone maintenance treatment is provided in a clinic. It is recommended that medication assisted maintenance treatment be provided in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies.
  • Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Services (8)
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    Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Services

    R

    Programs that provide preventive, diagnostic and treatment services in a variety of community and hospital-based settings to help people achieve, maintain and enhance a state of emotional well-being, personal empowerment and the skills to cope with everyday demands without excessive stress or reliance on alcohol or other drugs. Treatment may include emotional support, introspection and problem-solving assistance using a variety of modalities and approaches, and medication, as needed, for individuals who have a substance use disorder involving alcohol and/or other drugs or for people who range from experiencing difficult life transitions or problems in coping with daily living to those with severe, chronic mental illnesses that seriously impact their lives.
  • Needle Exchange and Injection Supplies (1)
    RX-8470.1900-180.60

    Needle Exchange and Injection Supplies

    RX-8470.1900-180.60

    Programs that provide sterile injection supplies and equipment to help prevent the transmission of HIV/AIDS, hepatitis B and C, and other blood borne infectious diseases; and prevent other health complications such as vein damage and infections. Items distributed may include new sterile needles with syringes, needle tips, syringes, acidifiers, alcohol swabs, chlorine disinfectant tablets, filters, stericups or cookers, saline, sterile water vials, sharps disposal containers, and tourniquets. Also included are supplies for safe hormone injection for trans, gender diverse and two-spirited individuals who face unique barriers and inequitable access to gender-affirming health care services. Programs may offer supplies free of charge, in exchange for used ones; or sell new supplies.
  • Opioid Antidote Distribution (1)
    RX-8470.1900-180.65

    Opioid Antidote Distribution

    RX-8470.1900-180.65

    Programs that distribute Narcan or other similar substances that block the effects of opiates such as heroin, morphine, codeine, OxyContin, methadone, fentanyl and Vicodin but cannot themselves be used to get a person high. Opiate antidotes can be used to reverse the effects of an opiate overdose including restoring breathing that has stopped or slowed down, and may be distributed to opiate users to reduce the number of deaths that occur from opiate overdose.
  • Residential Substance Use Disorder Treatment Facilities (11)
    RX-8450.7000

    Residential Substance Use Disorder Treatment Facilities

    RX-8450.7000

    Community based residential facilities that provide treatment services in the context of a 24-hour, supervised drug and alcohol-free environment for people who have problems related to excessive use of alcohol and/or use of other drugs
  • Sharps Disposal Programs (1)
    TE-8920.7200-750

    Sharps Disposal Programs

    TE-8920.7200-750

    Programs that provide for the collection and safe disposal of "sharps" including syringes, needles with attached tubing, lancets and other materials that have been used by individuals with serious health conditions such as diabetes who manage their care at home. Included are collection boxes and kiosks for used sharps made available to the public by hospitals, pharmacies, health departments, mobile van programs, housing projects, police and fire stations and other community-based organizations; residential pickup services that give people special containers for their used sharps that can be placed at the curbside and picked up trained special waste handlers; and mail back programs that give people special containers that can be filled and mailed to designated facilities for disposal. The objective of these programs is to provide for the proper containment of sharps, and ensure that family members, sanitation workers and other people in the community are protected from potential injury or transmission of blood borne diseases due to needle sticks.
  • Smoking/Vaping Cessation (2)
    RX-8450.7900

    Smoking/Vaping Cessation

    RX-8450.7900

    Programs that utilize one or a variety of techniques including aversion therapy, hypnosis, acupuncture, acupressure, and individual and/or group therapy or mutual support groups to help people who wish to control their dependence on nicotine and give up regular cigarettes, e-cigarettes (vaping), cigars, pipe tobacco, chewing tobacco, snuff or other substances containing nicotine. Included are smoking "quitlines" which provide information and counseling about tobacco use for people who prefer a telephone-based service. While some people tout e-cigarettes as a way to give up smoking regular cigarettes, mounting evidence shows that teens and young adults who use e-cigarettes are far more likely to end up smoking traditional cigarettes one year later.
  • Sober Living Homes (6)
    RX-8500.8000

    Sober Living Homes

    RX-8500.8000

    Alcohol and other drug-free residences (which may be single family dwellings, duplexes, multiplex apartment buildings or communal residential facilities) for people who are recovering from an alcohol and/or other drug use disorder and need a sober environment in order to sustain an abstinent lifestyle. Residents are free to organize and participate in support group meetings or any other activity that helps them maintain sobriety, but neither the homes nor the residents provide treatment, recovery, detoxification services or other supportive services; and supervision of individual recovery is not provided. Because they provide no services, sober living homes do not require a license but are generally subject to landlord/tenant laws.
  • Substance Use Disorder Counseling (24)
    RX-8450.8000

    Substance Use Disorder Counseling

    RX-8450.8000

    Programs that provide individual, group or family therapy for individuals who have problems related to the excessive use of alcohol and/or use of other drugs (and/or for their families) to help them better understand the nature of the disorder and support recovery efforts.
  • Substance Use Disorder Day Treatment (7)
    RX-8450.8100

    Substance Use Disorder Day Treatment

    RX-8450.8100

    Programs that provide supervised, structured, full-day daytime activities which may include individual and group counseling, 12-step meetings, social and recreational activities, educational and vocational services, a program for family members, relapse prevention services and a continuing care program for individuals who have disorders related to excessive use of alcohol and/or use of other drugs, need treatment that is more intensive than an outpatient program but do not require 24-hour hospital care, and are currently drug and/or alcohol free. Most participants attend day treatment programs eight hours per day, Monday through Friday with part-day sessions on the weekends (though some programs are available as little as five hours per day or as long as 12 hours per day).
  • Substance Use Disorder Drop In Programs (1)
    RX-8470.8250

    Substance Use Disorder Drop In Programs

    RX-8470.8250

    Programs based on a harm reduction model that provide a safe and supportive environment which allows individuals who use drugs and/or alcohol to drop in and access multiple related services including group and individual counseling, day beds, showers, clothing, medical care, needle exchanges, sterile injection equipment and overdose prevention training, as well as information and referral, social activities and snacks. The programs may be structured for specific populations such as women or sex trade workers or be open to all.
  • Substance Use Disorder Education/Prevention (14)
    RX-8250

    Substance Use Disorder Education/Prevention

    RX-8250

    Programs that provide information about substance use disorders (including the substances most commonly used and their effects, the diagnostic criteria for substance use disorders, screening and diagnostic procedures and methods of treatment) and/or which offer any of a variety of services that focus on substance use prevention for people of all ages who are at risk. Included may be printed materials or videos that address the subject; psycho-educational and skill building activities; structured groups which focus on family dynamics, problem-solving, self-esteem and similar issues; and presentations in schools and agencies and to family groups regarding the dangers of alcohol and drug use and smoking, the signs of substance use disorders, the legal consequences of illegal substance use and how to get help.
  • Substance Use Disorder Services (1)
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    Substance Use Disorder Services

    RX

    Programs that provide preventive, diagnostic and inpatient, outpatient and residential treatment services as well as transitional support for people whose use of one or a combination of substances including alcohol, tobacco or other drugs has resulted in impaired control over their use of the substance, risky use (e.g., using alcohol or other drugs while operating machinery or driving), impairment of personal, social or occupational functioning and/or evidence of tolerance or withdrawal symptoms.
  • Substance Use Disorder Treatment Programs (1)
    RX-8450

    Substance Use Disorder Treatment Programs

    RX-8450

    Community and hospital-based programs that provide a variety of inpatient, outpatient and residential treatment services for individuals who have problems related to excessive use of alcohol and/or use of other drugs.
  • Transitional Housing/Shelter (15)
    BH-8600

    Transitional Housing/Shelter

    BH-8600

    Programs that provide extended shelter and supportive services primarily for homeless individuals and/or families with the goal of helping them live independently and transition into permanent housing. Some programs require that the individual/family be transitioning from a short-term emergency shelter. The length of stay varies considerably by program. It is generally longer than two weeks but typically 60 days or more and, in many cases, up to two years or more. The supportive services may be provided directly by the organization managing the housing or may be coordinated by them and provided by other public or private agencies. Transitional housing/shelter is generally provided in apartment style facilities with a higher degree of privacy than short-term homeless shelters; may be provided at no cost to the resident; and may be configured for specialized groups within the homeless population such as people with substance use disorders, a mental illness, AIDS/HIV, who have experienced domestic violence and/or veterans. In some cases, a "transition in place" option allows families to continue living in the same complex (if not the same unit) where their transitional housing unit is located when they are ready to move to permanent housing. In other cases, the permanent housing option is either public housing or private rental housing supported by a tenant-based voucher subsidy. Included are post-domestic violence shelter housing programs that make affordable rental housing (or other accommodations) available to women, generally those who are coming directly out of a domestic violence shelter or other crisis shelter, often in apartment complexes owned by the shelter; and programs that provide transitional housing and support services for other targeted groups such as military and veteran families and others who need a temporary supportive living environment to maintain stability and begin to thrive.