ACEAdverse Childhood Experience

ABC: Alcohol and Beverage Control

AGOAttorney General’s Office

ATOD: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs


BACBlood Alcohol Concentration

BHA:  Behavioral Health Administration [updated link coming soon!]

BJABureau of Justice Assistance

BRFSSBehavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System


CADCACommunity Anti-Drug Coalitions of America

CARF: Indicates the provider meets standards for accreditation of rehabilitation facilities set by CARF. The Rehabilitation Accreditation Commission (also known as the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities).

CBACost Benefit Analysis

CBO: Community-based Organization

CDCCenters for Disease Control and Prevention

CDPT: Chemical Dependency Professional (in) Training

CEACost-Effectiveness Analysis

CM or CMASA: Community Mobilization Against Substance Abuse

CMHSCenter for Mental Health Services

COA: Indicates the provider meets standards for accreditation of substance abuse chemical dependency programs set by the Council on Accreditation for Children and Family Services, Inc.

COD: Means this agency provides outpatient services for persons with “Co-Occurring” mental health and chemical dependency disorders.  These services have formerly been referred to as dual disorder or Mentally Ill Chemical Abuser (MICA).

COD-MHC: The adult residential treatment programs with the COD-MHC designation offer the following:  1) on-site mental health screening and assessments by a DASA contracted mental health counselor (MHC), 2) access to psychiatric medication and medication management, 3) linkage to community mental health services, and 4) on-site co-occurring education groups.

CORECommunity Outcome Risk Evaluation

CPPCertified Prevention Professional

CPGL: Collaborative Planning Group LLC

CPSCertified Prevention Specialist or Child Protective Services

CSAPCenter for Substance Abuse Prevention

CSATCenter for Substance Abuse Treatment

CTCCommunities That Care


DAREDrug Abuse Resistance Education

DASA: Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse

DAWNDrug Abuse Warning Network

DBHR: Division of Behavioral Health & Recovery [updated link coming soon!]

DEADrug Enforcement Administration

DFCDrug Free Communities

DOCDepartment of Corrections

DOHDepartment of Health

DSSDepartment of Social and Health Services

DUI: Driving Under the Influence (of alcohol or other drugs)

DWI: Driving While Intoxicated

EBP:  Evidence Based Practice


FPC:  Family Policy Council


GCOSA: Governor’s Council on Substance Abuse


HIDTAHigh Intensity Drug Trafficking Area


IC&RCInternal Certification & Reciprocity Consortium

IOPIntensive Outpatient (Treatment Program)


JCAHO: Indicates the provider meets standards for accreditation of alcohol and substance abuse facilities set by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations.



LGBTQ: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning


MADDMothers Against Drunk and Drugged Drivers

MAT: Medicated-Assisted Treatment

MCO: Managed Care Organization

MHCIS: Mental Health Consumer Information System

MICA: Mentally III and Chemically Abusing


MTFMonitoring the Future.  Monitoring the Future is a national survey of American secondary school students conducted annually in the spring of the year by University of Michigan scientists and sponsored by the National Institute on Drug Abuse. A nationally representative sample of students in the 8th, 10th, and 12th grades is studied. In 1999, more than 45,000 students in 433 schools across the nation participated.


NASADADNational Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors

NCADINational Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information

NIAANational Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

NIDANational Institute of Drug Abuse

NIMHNational Institute of Mental Health

NPNNational Prevention Network

NSDUH/NHSDANational Survey on Drug Use & Health, formerly National Household Survey on Drug Abuse


OJJOffice of Juvenile Justice

OJJDPOffice of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention

OJPOffice of Justice Programs

ONDCPOffice of National Drug Control Policy

OUD: Opioid Use Disorder


PBPS (see also CPGI): Performance Based Prevention Services

P&I: Prevention & Intervention

PFS: Partnerships for Success

PMP: Prescription Monitoring Program




RFPRequest For Proposal

RSAT: Residential Substance Abuse Treatment


SABG: Substance Abuse Block Grant

SADDStudents Against Destructive Decisions

SAFTYE: Stop Auto Fatalities Through Youth Efforts

SAMHSASubstance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

SAP: Student Assistance Program

SAS: Student Assistance Specialist

SDFC: Safe and Drug-Free Communities Unit

SDFSSafe and Drug-Free Schools

SEOW: State Epidemiology Outcome Workgroup

SIG: State Incentive Grant

SIRT: Statewide Incident Response Team (WSP – Meth Labs)

SPFStrategic Prevention Framework

STR: State Targeted Response to the Opioid Crisis Grant

SUD: Substance Use Disorder


TARGETTreatment and Assessment Reports Generation Tool