Drug and Alcohol Abuse Definitions

Treatment Type Definition
Detoxification Includes Residential (in-hospital), Outpatient (non-hospital), and Outpatient Methadone Detox treatments
Residential Treatment Includes in hospital treatment for both <31 days and >30 days categories
Outpatient Treatment Includes Outpatient Day Program and Outpatient Drug Free
Narcotic Treatment Program (NTP) Includes non-hospital methadone maintenance and non-hospital other prescribed medication maintenance


Employment/referral source Definition
Indvidual Includes self-referral
SACPA Substance Abuse and Crime Prevention Act, implemented July 1, 2001
EAP Employee Assistance Program
CDC CA Department of Corrections