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Addiction Terms

CSAP
Center for Substance Abuse Prevention.

CSAT
Center for Substance Abuse Treatment.

DAWN
Drug Abuse Warning Network.

DASA
Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse, Olympia, WA.

DASH
Division of Adolescent and School Health. DASH pursues four strategies: identifying and monitoring highest priority risks, synthesizing and applying research, implementing national programs to prevent these risks, and evaluating and improving those programs.

Detoxification
(Twenty-four Hour Care)

Hospital Inpatient
Twenty-four hour/day medical acute care services for detoxification for persons with severe or medical complications associated with withdrawal.

Free-standing Residential
Twenty-four hour/day services in a non-hospital setting that provide for safe withdrawal and transition to ongoing treatment.

DOH
Department of Health. Among other things, they are the fiscal agent for the tobacco settlement dollars.

DOE
Department of Education: www.ed.gov/ .

Early Intervention
A process for recognizing warning signs that individuals are at risk for mental health problems and taking early action against factors that put them at risk. Early intervention can help children get better more quickly and prevent problems from becoming worse.

FAS/FAE
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Fetal Alcohol Effected.

Gatekeepers
Persons within the local community who can provide access to target populations. Examples include teachers, clergy, civic leaders, school superintendents, etc.

Health and Safety Community Networks
Overseen by the family policy council, enacted in 1996. To make program planning and budget decisions in local communities on issues that address high risk youth. There are 52 networks.

HIDTA
High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area here https://rc-chemical.com, a counter drug initiative overseen by the Office of National Drug Control Policy. High Risk See At Risk.

IOP
Intensive Outpatient Program for substance abuse intervention. Jointogether A National resource center for communities working to reduce substance abuse and gun violence, www.jointogether.org/ .

Monitoring the Future
The Monitoring the Future study, also known as the National High School Senior Survey, is a survey of nationally representative samples of 8th, 10th, and 12th grade students used to track trends in drug usage among youth as well as measure student attitudes towards drugs. This study has been carried out each year since 1975 by the University of Michigan under research grants from the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

NACOA
National Association for Children of Alcoholics, www.nacoa.net .

NCADI
National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information, www.health.org .

NIAAA
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, one of the National Institutes of Health and part of the Department of Health and Human Services, www.niaaa.nih.gov/ 

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