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Addiction and Dependency

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  • Addictions/Substance Use Disorder Support Groups (8)
    PN-8100.0500

    Addictions/Substance Use Disorder Support Groups

    PN-8100.0500

    Mutual support groups whose members are individuals who have a substance use disorder or any of a number of behavioral addictions which are akin to substance-related disorders in clinical expression, brain origin, comorbidity, physiology and treatment. The groups meet in-person, by telephone or via the Internet; provide emotional support, information and resources to help those who participate modify their behavior; and may include faith-based and secular 12-step groups as well as non-12 step groups.
  • Assessment for Substance Use Disorders (2)
    RX-0400

    Assessment for Substance Use Disorders

    RX-0400

    Programs that conduct an evaluation to determine whether an individual has a substance use disorder based on a pathological set of behaviors related to use of that substance as well as the nature and extent of the problem. Diagnostic criteria include inability to control or limit the amount taken or the frequency; intense cravings; continuing use despite problems with work, school or family/social obligations or interpersonal problems; risky use, e.g., diving a car or operating machinery while under the influence; or evidence of pharmacological indicators (tolerance and withdrawal symptoms), the adjustment the body makes as it attempts to adapt to the continued and frequent use of a substance.
  • Comprehensive Outpatient Substance Use Disorder Treatment (6)
    RX-8450.1150

    Comprehensive Outpatient Substance Use Disorder Treatment

    RX-8450.1150

    Supervised, structured programs that offer a wide range of outpatient services which may be coordinated by a case manager and may include individual and group counseling, 12-step meetings, social and recreational activities, educational and vocational services, life skills training, primary health care, perinatal health care, a program for family members, relapse prevention services, a continuing care program and supportive services (such as child care, transportation and parenting skills development) for individuals who have problems related to excessive use of alcohol and/or use of other drugs and need access to treatment to maintain their individual recovery plans but do not require the intensity of a day treatment program or 24-hour hospital care. Participants attend the program on a regularly scheduled basis at least once a month but usually more frequently depending on their individual needs. Intensive outpatient programs are usually available three or four days per week for three or four hours per day.
  • Inpatient Drug Detoxification (4)
    RX-1700.1700-330

    Inpatient Drug Detoxification

    RX-1700.1700-330

    Programs operated by hospitals or other inpatient facilities and staffed by trained medical personnel that provide assistance and support, including medication, to help individuals who are physically dependent on one or a combination of substances during the withdrawal period. Inpatient detoxification is required when the withdrawal process is potentially dangerous or when the individual has acute medical problems.
  • Inpatient Drug Use Disorder Treatment Facilities (4)
    RX-8450.3300-350

    Inpatient Drug Use Disorder Treatment Facilities

    RX-8450.3300-350

    Health care facilities that provide long or short-term (usually three week to nine month) inpatient treatment programs which may include medical evaluation and treatment, detoxification, personal recovery planning, individual and group therapy, 12-step meetings, recreational and social activities and family support for individuals who have a drug use disorder. Outpatient counseling and continuing care services are usually available on an ongoing basis following discharge. Included are hospitals that are totally devoted to treatment for drug use disorders and programs within general inpatient health care facilities.
  • Integrated Care for Opioid Use Disorders (5)
    RX-8450.3700

    Integrated Care for Opioid Use Disorders

    RX-8450.3700

    Programs that integrate medication assisted treatment (MAT) for people with opioid use disorders into primary care settings as a way to expand access to appropriate prevention, treatment, recovery and wellness services for this condition. The goal of these programs is to help clients get a full continuum of care incorporating their primary medical and mental health providers as part of the larger substance use disorder treatment plan under a single program while still providing MAT services. Common components of existing care models include pharmacotherapy with buprenorphine or naltrexone, provider and community education, coordination and integration of opioid use disorder treatment with other medical and psychological needs, and psychosocial services and interventions. Models vary in how each component is implemented.
  • Medication Assisted Maintenance Treatment for Substance Use Disorders (2)
    RX-8450.5000

    Medication Assisted Maintenance Treatment for Substance Use Disorders

    RX-8450.5000

    Programs that provide treatment which includes approved medication (e.g., methadone, buprenorphine, naltrexone, antabuse) to support the efforts of individuals with an opioid or alcohol use disorder to abstain from or reduce their use of opioids (usually heroin or painkillers such as oxycontin or morphine) or alcohol. The extended-release, injectable form of naltrexone (Vivitrol) may also be used. The objective of maintenance is to gradually reduce the amount of the substitute drug that is required in order to reduce and, if possible, eventually eliminate dependency altogether. Medication assisted maintenance treatment (MAT) may be provided in an outpatient treatment program (OTP) or OTP unit such as a pharmacy or physician's office, or for buprenorphine products (Bunavail, Suboxone, Subutex, Zubslov), a physician's office or other health care setting. Methadone maintenance treatment is provided in a clinic. It is recommended that medication assisted maintenance treatment be provided in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies.
  • Pain Management (1)
    LT-6600

    Pain Management

    LT-6600

    Multidisciplinary programs that specialize in the treatment of individuals who have chronic, severe pain of organic origin that has not responded to medical or surgical therapy. Treatment is individualized and may include occupational therapy, muscle relaxation, behavior modification, stress management, biofeedback, psychological and psychosocial counseling, nutrition counseling, food allergy testing, exercise programs and a variety of physical intervention techniques including electrical stimulation of selected peripheral nerves and laser biostimulation.
  • Recovery Homes/Halfway Houses (1)
    RX-8500.6500

    Recovery Homes/Halfway Houses

    RX-8500.6500

    Community-based, peer-group-oriented, residential facilities that provide food, shelter and recovery services in a supportive, non-drinking, drug-free environment for people who have completed a hospital or residential substance use disorder rehabilitation program and need continued support in a residential setting to sustain their recovery. Services may include case management, relapse prevention counseling, 12-step meetings, educational and vocational planning, recreational activities and assistance in obtaining health, social, vocational and other services available in the community. Residents are expected to abide by house rules which vary from facility to facility. The objective is to help people who are recovering from an alcohol and/or other drug use disorder bridge the gap between intensive treatment and independent sober living.
  • Residential Drug Use Disorder Treatment Facilities (1)
    RX-8450.7000-750

    Residential Drug Use Disorder Treatment Facilities

    RX-8450.7000-750

    Community based facilities that provide a 24-hour, supervised, supportive, drug-free environment in which people who have a drug use disorder can learn to deal with their lives and remain drug free upon return to the community. Services may include individual and group counseling and 12-step and other mutual support groups, drug education and structured social activities which may be available to family members or significant others as well as to residents.
  • Smoking/Vaping Cessation and Prevention (1)
    RX-8450.7900

    Smoking/Vaping Cessation and Prevention

    RX-8450.7900

    Programs that utilize one or a variety of techniques including aversion therapy, hypnosis, acupuncture, acupressure, and individual and/or group therapy or mutual support groups to help people who wish to control their dependence on nicotine and give up regular cigarettes, e-cigarettes (vaping), cigars, pipe tobacco, chewing tobacco, snuff or other substances containing nicotine. Included are smoking "quitlines" which provide information and counseling about tobacco use for people who prefer a telephone-based service. While some people tout e-cigarettes as a way to give up smoking regular cigarettes, mounting evidence shows that teens and young adults who use e-cigarettes are far more likely to end up smoking traditional cigarettes one year later.
  • Substance Use Disorder Counseling (12)
    RX-8450.8000

    Substance Use Disorder Counseling

    RX-8450.8000

    Programs that provide individual, group or family therapy for individuals who have problems related to the excessive use of alcohol and/or use of other drugs (and/or for their families) to help them better understand the nature of the disorder and support recovery efforts.
  • Substance Use Disorder Day Treatment (1)
    RX-8450.8100

    Substance Use Disorder Day Treatment

    RX-8450.8100

    Programs that provide supervised, structured, full-day daytime activities which may include individual and group counseling, 12-step meetings, social and recreational activities, educational and vocational services, a program for family members, relapse prevention services and a continuing care program for individuals who have disorders related to excessive use of alcohol and/or use of other drugs, need treatment that is more intensive than an outpatient program but do not require 24-hour hospital care, and are currently drug and/or alcohol free. Most participants attend day treatment programs eight hours per day, Monday through Friday with part-day sessions on the weekends (though some programs are available as little as five hours per day or as long as 12 hours per day).
  • Substance Use Disorder Education/Prevention (7)
    RX-8250

    Substance Use Disorder Education/Prevention

    RX-8250

    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.
  • Substance Use Disorder Referrals (4)
    RX-8470.8600

    Substance Use Disorder Referrals

    RX-8470.8600

    Programs that link people who are in need of drug and/or alcohol use disorder services with appropriate resources.
  • Transitional Residential Substance Use Disorder Services (1)
    RX-8500

    Transitional Residential Substance Use Disorder Services

    RX-8500

    Programs that provide alcohol and other drug-free congregate living arrangements which facilitate the return to the community of individuals who are recovering from an alcohol and/or other drug use disorder, who may be leaving an inpatient or residential treatment program and who need ongoing support to sustain an abstinent lifestyle.