American Society of Addiction Medicine
Substance Abuse Education and Prevention
11400 Rockville Pike, Ste 200, Rockville, MD, 20852-3058
Distance: 20 Miles
Information or educational opportunities to learn more about preventing alcoholism, addiction, drug abuse and more
* Information about addiction
* How to find treatment
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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LH-2600.6500-500Physician Referral Services Definition
Programs that maintain extensive lists of physicians whose practices encompass primary care and a wide variety of specialties, and link people who are in need of medical care with doctors who meet their requirements. Most physician referral services serve a particular geographical area.
RX-8250Substance Use Disorder Education/Prevention 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.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
YF-8000.0500Alcohol Use Disorder Definition
A pattern of excessive alcohol use that leads to clinically significant impairment or distress. Diagnostic criteria include a strong desire to drink alcohol, difficulties in controlling its use, risky use, e.g., driving or operating machinery while under the influence, persisting in its use despite harmful personal, social and occupational consequences, pathological organ changes, increased tolerance and physical withdrawal symptoms.
YF-8000.1800Drug Use Disorders Definition
Disorders related to recurrent use of drugs other than alcohol that cause clinically and functionally significant impairment such as health problems, disability, and failure to meet major responsibilities at work, school or home. Diagnostic criteria include intense cravings; impaired control of the amount and frequency taken; persisting in use despite harmful personal, social and occupational consequences; risky use, e.g., driving or operating machinery while under the influence; increased tolerance and physical withdrawal symptoms.
YZ-0150Addictions/Dependencies Issues Definition
Programs that provide information and/or services that deal generally with the topic of addiction/dependency.
YZ-8400Substance Use Disorder Issues Definition
Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of substance use disorders.