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The Danya Institute Guide to Abbreviations and Acronyms

The Danya Institute is pleased to present this list of frequently used acronyms for our stakeholders.

ACA – Affordable Care Act or Adult Child of Alcoholic
ACO – 
Accountable Care Organizations
AMA – 
American Medical Association
APA – 
American Psychiatric Association
ASAM – 
American Society of Addiction Medicine
ATC – 
Addiction Training Center
ATTC – 
Addiction Technology Transfer Center
CEU – 
Continuing Education Unit
CDC – 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CHHATT – 
Center for HIV Hepatitis & Addiction Training and Technology
CHW – 
Community Health Works or Worker
COD – 
Co-occurring disorders
CS – 
Clinician Supervision
CSAT – 
Center for Substance Abuse Treatment
CSBS – 
Customer Satisfaction and Benefit Survey
CTN – 
Clinical Trial Network
DHHS – 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
EBP – 
Evidence Based Practice
GPRA – 
Government Performance and Results Act
HRSA – 
Health Resources and Service Administration
MI – 
Motivation Interviewing
NAADAC – National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (The National Association for Addiction Professionals)
NASADAD – National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors
NET – National Evaluation Team
NIDA – National Institute on Drug Abuse
NIATx – Network for the Improvement of Addiction Treatment
NO – National Office (also National Coordinating Office)
OMB – Office of Management and Budget
PDCA – Plan, Do, Check, Act
PFR – Partners in Recovery
PIR – Person in Recovery
RFA – Request for Application
ROSC – Recovery-oriented system of care
SAMHSA – Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
SAPT – Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment (name of block grant)
SBIRT – Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment
SSA – Single State Agency
TIP – Treatment Improvement Protocol
TAP – Technical Assistance Publication