PA DEPARTMENT OF DRUG AND ALCOHOL PROGRAMS

 

   Adolescents and Substance Abuse

   Addiction Myths & Facts

   Risk Factors and How to Prepare for an Appointment

   Frequently Asked Questions 

   Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

  Terms and Acronyms

  Resources

  County Offices for Drug and Alcohol Resource List


 

     Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs


The Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs is providing education, intervention and treatment programs to reduce drug and alcohol abuse and dependency for all Pennsylvanians. 

http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt?open=512&objID=20800&PageID=1125999&mode=2

 


              Bureau of Treatment, Prevention and Intervention

 

The Bureau of Treatment, Prevention and Intervention performs numerous tasks within the Department to provide county authorities, providers and communities throughout the Commonwealth with the tools they need to effectively prevent and treat drug and alcohol problems, as well as problem gambling.


TREATMENT DIVISION

Responsible for program planning and development of standards, policies, guidelines, service descriptions, and outcome data for the clinical functions of case management and treatment systems for drug and alcohol issues and problem gambling.

 

PREVENTION AND INTERVENTION DIVISION

Provides for the development, oversight and management of substance abuse prevention services statewide, and strives to increase the effectiveness of implemented services through evidence-based programs and state-approved, effective programs and strategies.

 


                              Bureau of Quality Assurance for Prevention and Treatment


The Bureau of Quality Assurance for Prevention and Treatment is responsible for ensuring that drug and alcohol programs throughout the Commonwealth meet or exceed high quality standards and licensure requirements. The Bureau is composed of the following two divisions:

 

(1) EVALUATION AND CONTRACT COMPLIANCE DIVISION

Ensures that the Single County Authorities (SCAs) adhere to grant
agreement requirements and carry out their administrative functions effectively in order to assure the timely access to, and the provision of, a quality service delivery system, as well as efficiently manage all available resources at the local level.

 

(2) PROGRAM LICENSURE DIVISION

Safeguards the public by assuring that facilities providing drug and alcohol treatment services meet minimum standards of care based on published regulations. 

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