Provide information and increase motivation to change or prevent problematic alcohol consumption in a short session; also called alcohol screening & brief intervention
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Alcohol and Drug Use" and "Improve access to substance abuse counseling and treatment"
Use specialized courts to offer criminal offenders with drug dependency problems an alternative to adjudication or incarceration
Use specialized courts to work with parents involved in the child welfare system who may lose custody of their children due to substance abuse
Provide medications such as methadone to individuals diagnosed with opioid use disorder in outpatient, residential, and hospital settings, usually with counseling and behavioral therapies; often called MAT
Provide sterile injection equipment and often other treatment and referral services to people who inject drugs; also called needle or syringe exchange programs and needle syringe programs