Contractors assure provision of Prevention Services in their service areas that meet the assessed needs of the service area. Contractors provide these services directly or through a subcontractor.
Contractors comply with the definition of prevention in IAC 641—155 Licensure Standards for Substance Use Disorder and Problem Gambling Treatment Program: “activities aimed at minimizing the use of potentially addictive substances, lowering risk in at-risk individuals, or minimizing potential adverse consequences of substance use or gambling.”
At a minimum, contractors must provide Prevention Services that comply with the Institute of Medicine Prevention Classifications, the Strategic Prevention Framework, and the SAMHSA Prevention Service Categories, described below.
- Information Dissemination
- Problem Identification and Referral
- Community-Based Process
Contractors plan and provide Prevention Services in coordination with stakeholders.
Contractors provide Prevention Services that address the lifespan, with evidence-based programs appropriate to different persons and populations.
Contractors address the following Prevention Services priorities:
- Prescription medications
- Problem Gambling
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