42d Medical Operations Squadron Maxwell AFB, Alabama Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment (ADAPT) KEY PERSONNEL BRIEFING BRIEFING OBJECTIVE IAW AFI 44-121: Outline key personnel responsibilities towards the reduction of substance abuse Provide Commanders, senior enlisted advisor, first sergeants, and senior personnel information regarding substance abuse prevention and intervention education IAW AFI 44-121: Ensure commanders, supervisors, and health care providers understood the impact of substance abuse and how to identify/refer substance abusers The ADAPT Program Objectives Promote readiness, health, and wellness through the prevention and treatment of substance abuse Minimize the negative impact of Substance Abuse (SA) Provide education and treatment Return members to unrestricted status or assist in transition to civilian status ELIGIBLE BENEFICIARIES Active Duty Members, Dependents, and Retirees are eligible for counseling and treatment following TRICARE guidelines for access Eligible beneficiaries receive services as authorized through their specific TRICARE option (e.g.., Prime, Extra, Standard) ADAPT SERVICES PROVIDED 1st duty station briefing Newcomers orientation briefing Supervisors Briefing Substance Abuse Assessment Individual substance abuse education Treatment and aftercare programs Transitional Counseling Air Force Drug Testing Program When to refer to ADAPT AFI 44-121 states a commander shall (must) refer all service members for assessment when substance is suspected to be a contributing factor in any incident (e.g.,DUI, spouse/child maltreatment, when notified by medical personnel. Within 7 days of incident After consultation within 24 hrs Of suspected alcohol related incidents Making a referral to ADAPT Phone call to the ADAPT program Explain situation to ADAPT OIC/NCOIC An appointment time will be forwarded to CC or First sergeant COMMANDER’S ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Ensure the assessment process is not delayed by ordinary leave or TDYs Relay to the member that ADAPT is not punitive Actively participate as part of the Treatment Team Meeting (TTM) -- TTM’s held in bldg Provide command authority to implement the treatment plan when the member does not voluntarily comply with the TTM’s decisions SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT Non clinical services Prevention through briefings and outreach activities Individual Education following initial evaluation Individuals being processed for separation will be provided appropriate medical care prior to separation. TREATMENT (Continued) Clinical services Patients meeting criteria for alcohol abuse or dependence will be entered into substance abuse treatment Program requirements will be individually tailored to meet the needs of the patient. Family involvement is strongly encouraged Individuals receiving a diagnosis will refrain from the use of alcohol during the initial phase of treatment. (Flyers are subject to abstinence for longer periods and indefinitely in some cases.) TREATMENT (Continued) Maxwell Treatment Options: Outpatient Treatment (OP) Aftercare Program This will vary from base to base Program Completion Patient meets DSM IV criteria for early full remission TTM determines - based on progress towards agreed upon goals stated in the treatment plan Program Failure Drinking itself does not fail a person from the program. Pattern of failure to meet AF standards Unwillingness or unable to meet treatment or aftercare goals Patients will be considered for administrative separation by their commander IAW AFI 363207 or AFI 36-3208 PREVENTION IS THE KEY The ADAPT office will be glad to conduct briefings upon request: – Commanders calls – Supervisors/managers – Dorm briefings – Any other occasion we can help QUESTIONS ???