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1 Substance Abuse and Mental Health Acronym List Updated September 8, 2008 Maintained by Connecticut Clearinghouse and the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services A. AA AAS ABCD ABH ACA ACoA ADPC AHA AIC ALA AMA AMSR APA APA ARRC ATOD AU B. BAC BAL BHP BP BRC C. CAAC CAAP CADCA CAMFT CAN CAPP CAPT CASA CASAC CASAC CASP CBT CCA CCADV CCAP CCAR Alcoholics Anonymous American Association of Suicidology Asset Based Community Development Advanced Behavioral Health American Council on Alcoholism Adult Children of Alcoholics Alcohol and Drug Policy Council American Hospital Association Alternative Incarceration Center American Lung Association American Medical Association Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk American Psychiatric Association American Psychological Association Adult Risk Reduction Center Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drugs Advocacy Unlimited Blood Alcohol Content Blood Alcohol Level Behavioral Health Partnership Best Practices Blue Ribbon Commission (on Mental Health) Cooperative Agreement Advisory Council Connecticut Association for Addictions Professionals Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America Connecticut Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Connecticut Assets Network Connecticut Association of Prevention Practitioners Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies Chemical Abuse Services Agency Capital Area Substance Abuse Council Connecticut Adolescent Substance Abuse Coordination Connecticut Association of School Psychologists Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Connecticut Counseling Association Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence Connecticut Coalition for the Advancement of Prevention Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery

2 CCYD CCB CCDFY CCMC CCPA CCSUD CDC CDC CIPI CMHC CMHC CMHCA CMHS CNVRAC COA COSA COSAP COSIG CPA CPC CPP CPP-R CPS CSAP CSAT CSSD CTNG CYSA CYSPI D. DARE DARC DAS DAWN DBT DEA DCF DDS DDW DFSCA DMHAS DOC DOE DPH DSS DOT DSS DUI DWI Connecticut for Community Youth Development Connecticut Certification Board Connecticut Communities for Drug-Free Youth Connecticut Children s Medical Center Connecticut Community Providers Association Connecticut Coalition to Stop Underage Drinking Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Community Distribution Center Community Initiated Prevention Interventions Community Mental Health Center Connecticut Mental Health Center Connecticut Mental Health Counselors Association Center for Mental Health Services Central Naugatuck Valley Regional Action Council Children of Alcoholics Children of Substance Abusers Children of Substance Abusing Parents Co-Occurring State Incentive Grant Connecticut Psychological Association Connecticut Prevention Collaborative Certified Prevention Professional Certified Prevention Professional with Reciprocity Connecticut Psychiatric Society Center for Substance Abuse Prevention Center for Substance Abuse Treatment Court Support Services Division Connecticut National Guard Connecticut Youth Services Association Connecticut Youth Suicide Prevention Initiative Drug Abuse Resistance Education Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Counselor Department of Administrative Services Drug Abuse Warning Network Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Drug Enforcement Agency Department of Children and Families Department of Developmental Services Drugs Don t Work Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Department of Correction Department of Education Department of Public Health Department of Social Services Department of Transportation CSAP s Decision Support System Driving Under the Influence Driving While Intoxicated

3 E. EAP EBP EHS EPSDT ERASE ERG Employee Assistance Program Evidence Based Program (or Practice) Early Head Start Early, Periodic Screening and Diagnosis Testing East of the River Action for Substance-abuse Elimination Educational Reference Group F. FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency FY Fiscal Year (state fiscal year: July 1 June 30 th ) G. GA GLBTQ GLSMA GPRA GPIY GPP H. HS HS HSA HSI HRD HUD HVCASA Gamblers Anonymous Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender and Questioning Garrett Lee Smith Memorial Act Government Performance & Result Act Governor s Prevention Initiative for Youth Governor s Prevention Partnership Head Start Healthy Start Health Services Area and Human Service Agreement Human Service Infrastructure Human Resource Development Housing and Urban Development Housatonic Valley Coalition Against Substance Abuse, Inc. I. IC&RC ICR IOM IOP ISPN J. JCAHO L. LFCP LFCRAC LMHA LOB LPC International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium Institute for Community Research Institute of Medicine Intensive Out-Patient Interagency Suicide Prevention Network Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations Latino Family Connection Program Lower Fairfield County Regional Action Council Local Mental Health Authority Legislative Office Building Local Prevention Council

4 M. MAAS MADD MATCH MAWSAC MCSAAC MDS MFSAC MHAC MHPC MHT MI MINT MLI MOA MST MSTBSF Multi-cultural Ambulatory Addiction Mothers Against Drunk Driving Mobilize Against Tobacco for Children s Health Meriden and Wallingford Substance Abuse Council Middlesex County Substance Abuse Action Council Minimum Data Set Mid-Fairfield Substance Abuse Coalition Mental Health Association of Connecticut Mental Health Policy Council Mental Health Transformation Motivational Interviewing Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers Multicultural Leadership Institute Memorandum of Agreement Multi-Systemic Therapy Multi-Systemic Therapy - Building Stronger Families N. NA NAADAC NAC NACoA NAMI NASADAD NASW NECAPT NECASA NCADI NF NHTSA NIAAA NIDA NIMH NPN NREPP O. OJJDP OMH ONDCP OPM OSDFS P. PA PCP PEAS Narcotics Anonymous National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors National AIDS Clearinghouse National Association of Children of Alcoholics National Alliance for the Mentally Ill National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors National Association of Social Workers Northeast Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies Northeast Communities Against Substance Abuse CSAP s National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information Nurturing Families National Highway Traffic Safety Administration National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism National Institute on Drug Abuse National Institute of Mental Health National Prevention Network National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Programs Office of Minority Health Office of National Drug Control Policy Office of Policy and Management Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools Parent Aides Primary Care Provider Parent Education and Assessment Service

5 PGS Problem Gambling Services PREVLINE PREVention online PRISM Partnership Resource and Infrastructure Support Monies PSA Personal Service Agreement PTSD Post Traumatic Stress Disorder R. RAC RADAR RESC RID RFP RSS RSVP RWJ RYASAP Regional Action Council Regional Alcohol and Drug Awareness Resource Network Regional Education Service Center Remove Intoxicated Drivers Request for Proposal Recovery Support Services Retired Senior Volunteer Program Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Regional Youth/Adult Substance Abuse Project S. SAAC SADD SALIS SAMHSA SAP SAT SAW SBI SCCRAC SDE SEW SIG SPF SIG SPRC SSA SSRI T. TA TCU TRS U. UCONN UCHC V. VSAAC Substance Abuse Action Council Students Against Destructive Decisions Substance Abuse Librarians and Information Specialists Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Student Assistance Program Student Assistance Team (or School Assistance Team) State Agency Workgroup Screening and Brief Interventions South Central Connecticut Regional Action Council State Department of Education State Epidemiological Workgroup State Incentive Grant Strategic Prevention Framework State Incentive Grant Suicide Prevention Resource Center Single State Agency Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor Technical Assistance Tobacco Compliance Unit (DMHAS) Telephone Recovery Supports University of Connecticut University of Connecticut Health Center Valley Substance Abuse Action Council

6 Y. YAR YSAB YSB Youth As Researchers Youth Suicide Advisory Board Youth Service Bureau (Created by Judith A. Stonger and Holly A. Wertz )

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