Acronyms and Initializations
ATOD: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
BHA: Behavioral Health Administration [updated link coming soon!]
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).
CBO: Community-based Organization
CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CDPT: Chemical Dependency Professional (in) Training
CM or CMASA: Community Mobilization Against Substance Abuse
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.
CPS: Certified Prevention Specialist or Child Protective Services
DASA: Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse
DBHR: Division of Behavioral Health & Recovery [updated link coming soon!]
DOH: Department of Health
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
HYS: Healthy Youth Survey
IOP: Intensive 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
MAT: Medicated-Assisted Treatment
MCO: Managed Care Organization
MHCIS: Mental Health Consumer Information System
MICA: Mentally III and Chemically Abusing
MIC: Minor in Consumption
MIP: Minor in Possession
MTF: Monitoring 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.
NSDUH/NHSDA: National Survey on Drug Use & Health, formerly National Household Survey on Drug Abuse
OUD: Opioid Use Disorder
P&I: Prevention & Intervention
PRI (see CPWI): Prevention Redesign Initiative
RFP: Request For Proposal
RSAT: Residential Substance Abuse Treatment
RUaD (see WHY): Washington State Coalition for Reducing Underage Drinking
SAFTYE: Stop Auto Fatalities Through Youth Efforts
SAP: Student Assistance Professional
SBIRT (also see WASBIRT): Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment
SDFC: Safe and Drug-Free Communities Unit
SEOW: State Epidemiology Outcome Workgroup
SIG: State Incentive Grant
SIRT: Statewide Incident Response Team (WSP – Meth Labs)
SUD: Substance Use Disorder
WAPCo: Washington Association of Prevention Coalitions
WCAPT: Western Center for the Application of Prevention Technology
WIN: Washington Interagency Network on Substance Abuse