Term Substance Use Disorder Education/Prevention
Code RX-8250
Definition 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.
Created 3/11/10
Changed 1/26/16
Use References Chemical Dependency Education/Prevention
Chemical Dependency Prevention
Drug and Alcohol Abuse Education/Prevention
Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention
Substance Abuse Education/Prevention
Substance Abuse Prevention
Substance Abuse Screening Information
Substance Abuse Treatment Information
See Also References Health Education (LH-2700)
External Classification Terms Alcoholism Prevention and Treatment (UW
Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment (UW
Mental Health/Substance Use Disorders (USA MH-500)
Mental Health/Substance Use Disorders (CAN MH-500)
Substance Abuse Prevention (NPC F08.10)
Substance Abuse Prevention (NTE F21)
Substance Use (ACH K-01)
Related Concepts Homelessness
Facet Service
Bibliographic References

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