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1115 Waiver
1915 b/c Medicaid Waiver
38 CFR
Central Federal Registry Section 38
42 CFR
Central Federal Registry Section 42
501(c)(3)
Internal Revenue Code, Section 501(c)(3)
504 Plan
Rehabilitation Act, Section 504

A

AA
Alcoholics Anonymous
AIDS
Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
AAIDD
American Association of Intellectual Developmental Disabilities
AAS
American Association of Sociology
ABA
Applied Behavior Analysis
ABCCM
Asheville Buncombe Community Christian Ministries
ABCD
Asset Based Community Development
ABH
Advanced Behavioral Health
Association of Behavioral Health
ABLE Act
Achieving a Better Life Experience Act
ACA
Affordable Care Act
American Council on Alcoholism
American Counseling Association
ACDP
Alcohol Chemical Dependency Program
ACEs
Adverse Childhood Experiences
ACH
Adult Care Homes
ACL
Administration for Community Living
ACOA
Adult Children of Alcoholics
ACT / ACTT
Assertive Community Treatment Team
ADA
Americans With Disabilities Act
ADAAA
Americans With Disabilities Act Amendments Act
ADATC
Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Center
ADCNC
Alcohol Drug Council of NC
ADD
Attention Deficit Disorder
ADEA
Age Discrimination Employment Act
ADETS
Alcohol Drug Education Training School
ADF
Alcohol and Drug Free
ADHD
Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder
ADPC
Alcohol and Drug Policy Council
ADSN
Adult with Developmental Disability
ADT
Admission, Discharge, Transfer Feed
AH
Affordable Housing
AHA
American Hospital Association
AIC
Alternative Incarceration Center
ALA
American Lung Association
AMA
American Medical Association
AMH
Advanced Medical Homes
AMI
Adult with Mental Illness
AMSR
Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk
AMTCL
Adult with Mental Illness Transitions to Community Living
AMTP
Anger Management Treatment Certification
AMVET
Adult Mental Health for Veterans and their families
AOC
Administrative Office of The Courts
AOD
Alcohol and Other Dependence
APA
American Psychiatric Association
American Psychological Association
APNC
Addiction Professionals of NC
APS
Adult Protective Services
ARC
Attachment, Regulation and Competency
ASAM
American Society of Addiction Medicine
ASANC
Association of Self-Advocates Of North Carolina
ASCDR
Adult Substance Use Communicable Disease
ASNC
Autism Society Of North Carolina
ASOUD
Adult Substance Use Opioid Use Disorder
ASTER
Adult Substance Use Treatment Engagement and Recovery
ASWOM
Adult Substance Use- Women
AT
Assistive Technology
ATOD
Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drugs
ATP
Acceptance Test Plan
AU
Advocacy Unlimited

B

BAC
Blood Alcohol Content
BAL
Blood Alcohol Level
BBI
Building Bridges Initiative
BC/BS
Blue Cross / Blue Shield
BCC
Board Certified Counselor
BH
Behavioral Health
BHO
Behavioral Health Organization
BHP
Behavioral Health Partnership
BHS
Behavioral Health Springboard
BHSIS
Behavioral Health Services Information System
BHUC
Behavioral Health Urgent Care
BIAA
Brain Injury Association of America
BIAC
Brain Injury Advisory Council
BIANC
Brain Injury Association Of North Carolina
BJA
Bureau of Justice Assistance
BP
Best Practices
Benefit Plan
BRC
Blue Ribbon Commission (on Mental Health)
BSG
Benefit Service Group

C

CA1
Carolina Access I (tier)
CA2, CCNC
Carolina Access II (tier)
CABHA
Critical Access Behavioral Health Agency
CADCA
Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America
CAFAS
Child and Adolescent Functional Assessment Scale
CAP
Community Alternative Program
CAP/AIDs
Community Alternatives Program for Patients with Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
CAP/C
Community Alternatives Program for Children Who Are Medically Fragile
CAP/DA
Community Alternatives Program for Disabled Adults
CAPT
Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies
CARF
Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities
CASA
Court Appointed Special Advocate
Chemical Abuse Services Agency
CASP
Cross-Area Service Program
CASSP
Child and Adolescent Service System Program
CATP
Certified Child and Adolescent Trauma Professional
CBHSQ
Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality
CBOC
Community Based Outreach Clinic
CBT
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
CC
Care Coordination
Closed Captioned
CC4C
Care Coordination for Children
CCD
Consortium of Citizens with Disabilities
CCFP
Certified Compassion Fatigue Trauma Professional
CCJP
Certified Criminal Justice Addictions Professional
CCME
Carolina Center for Medical Excellence – Review for Medicaid Contract
CCNC
Community Care of North Carolina
CCS
Certified Clinical Supervisor
CCT
Comprehensive Crisis Treatment
CCTP
Certified Clinical Trauma Professional or Complex Trauma Professional
CDBG
Child Development Block Grant or Community Development Block Grant
Community Development Block Grant
CDC
Centers for Disease Control or Community Distribution Center
Community Distribution Center
CDSN
Child with Developmental Disability
CDW
Consumer Data Warehouse
CE
Coordinated Entry
CE&E
Community Engagement and Empowerment Team
CET
Cognitive Enhancement Therapy
CFAC
Consumer and Family Advisory Committee
CFTP
Certified Family Trauma Professional
CHAMPUS
Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services
CHOW
Change of Ownership
CHSH
Children’s Special Health Services
CINs
Clinically Integrated Networks
CIPI
Community Initiated Prevention Interventions
CIT
Crisis Intervention Team
CJ Leads
Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Automated Data System
CLD
Client Level Data
CLM
Claim
CMA
Care Management Agency
CMH
Child Mental Health
CMHC
Community Mental Health Center
CMHS
Center for Mental Health Services
CMS
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
CMSED
Child with Mental and Serious Emotional Disturbance
CMT
Crisis Management Team
CNDS
Common Name Data Service Number
COA
Children of Alcoholics
COB
Coordination of Benefits
COBRA
Consolidated Omnibus Budget and Reconciliation Act
CoC
Continuums of Care
COD
Co-occurring Disorder
COLA
Cost of Living Adjustment
Con Plan
Consolidated Plan
CPC+
Comprehensive Primary Care Plus
CPSS
Certified Peer Support Specialist
CRH
Central Regional Hospital
CSAC
Certified Substance Abuse Counselor
CSAP
Center for Substance Abuse Prevention
CSAPC
Certified Substance Abuse Prevention Consultant
CSAT
Center for Substance Abuse Treatment
CSC
Child Service Coordination (or coordinator)
CSCR
Customer Service and Community Rights Team
CSH
Corporation for Supportive Housing
CSI
Clinical Supervisor Intern
CSM
Customer Services Manager
CSOTP
Certified Sex Offender Treatment Professional
CSR
Customer Service Request
CSRS
Controlled Substance Reporting System
CSSAD
Child with Substance Use Disorder
CTI
Critical Time Intervention
CTP
Certified Trauma Professional
CTSIP
Comprehensive Treatment Support Programming
CY
Calendar Year

D

D/HH
Deaf and Hard Hearing
DAAS
Division of Aging and Adult Services
DARC
Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Counselor
DARE
Drug Abuse Resistance Education
DAS
Department of Administrative Services
DASIS
Drug and Alcohol Services Information System
DAV
Disabled American Veterans
DAWN
Drug Abuse Warning Network
DBT
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
DCF
Department of Children and Families
DD
Developmental Disability / Developmentally Delayed
DD 214
Department of Defense Form 214- Discharge from Active Duty
DD 215
Department of Defense Form 215- Discharge from National Guard
DDS
Department of Developmental Services
DDW
Drugs Don’t Work
DEA
Drug Enforcement Agency
DEHNR
Division of Environment, Health and Natural Resources
DES
Drug Education School
DFC
Drug Free Communities
DFSCA
Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act
DHB
Division of Health Benefits
DHHS
NC Department of Health and Human Services
DHSR
Division of Health Service Regulation
 
DIT
Department of Information Technology
DJJ
Department of Juvenile Justice
DMA
Division of Medical Assistance now named the Division of Health Benefits
DMH/DD/SAS
Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services
DMHAS
Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services
DMVA
Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
DOA
Department of Administration
Date of Application
DOB
Date of Birth
DOC
Department of Corrections
DOD
Department of Defense
Date of Death
DOE
Department of Education
Date of Evaluation
DOI
Date of Incident
DOJ
Department of Justice
DOP
Date of Payment
DOS
Date of Service
DOT
Department of Transportation
DPH
Division of Public Health
DPI
Department of Public Instruction
DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy
DRG
Diagnostic Related Group
DRNC
Disability Rights of North Carolina
DSC
Drug Supply Security Act
DSDHH
Division of Services of Deaf and Hard of Hearing
DSM
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
DSOHF
Division of State Operated Healthcare Facilities
DSS
Department of Social Services
Decision Support System
DUI
Driving Under the Influence
DV
Domestic Violence
DVOP
Disabled Veteran Outreach Professional
DVR
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
DVS
Department of Veterans Services
DWAC
DHHS Waiver Advisory Committee
DWI
Driving While Impaired
DX
Diagnosis
DXC
Diagnosis Code

E

e*SNAPs
Electronic Special Needs Assistance Programs
EANC
Epilepsy Association of North Carolina
EAP
Employee Assistance Program
EASA
Early Assessment and Support Alliance
EB
Enrollment Broker
EBP
Evidence Based Program (or Practice)
ECAC
Exceptional Children’s Assistance Center
ECI
Early Childhood Intervention
ECS
Electronic Claim Submission
ED
Emergency Department
EDI
Electronic Data Interchange
EDS
Electronic Data System
EEO
Equal Employment Opportunity
EEOC
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
EHR
Electronic Health Record
EHS
Early Head Start
EIS
Early Information System
ELP
Essential Lifestyle Plan
EMDR
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing
EMR
Electronic Medical Record
EOB
Explanation of Benefits
EPA
Environmental Protection Agency
EPS
Encounter Processing System
EPSDT
Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment
EQR
External Quality Review
EQRO
External Quality Review Organization
ERG
Educational Reference Group
ES
Eligibility Specialist
Emergency Shelter
ESC
Employment Security Commission
ESG
Emergency Solutions Grant
ESMI
Early Serious Mental Illness

F

FAPE
Free and Appropriate Public Education
FAS
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
FASD
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder
FB
Faith-Based
FBC
Facility Based Crisis
Faith Based Treatment
FCAN
Families CAN
FCP
Family Centered Plan
FDA
Federal Drug Administration
FEMA
Federal Emergency Management Agency
FEP
First Episode Psychosis
FFS
Fee-For-Service
FFY
Federal Fiscal Year
FH
Fair Housing
FHA Loans
Federal Housing Administration Loans
FL-2
Adult Care Home FL-2 Form
FLSA
Fair Labor Standard Act
FMLA
Family Medical Leave Act
FMR
Fair Market Rent or File Maintenance Request
FPL
Federal Poverty Level
FQHCs
Federally Qualified Health Centers
FSA
Flexible Spending Account
FSN
Family Support Network
FTP
File Transfer Protocol
FY
Fiscal Year

G

GA
Gamblers Anonymous
GAL
Guardian ad Litem
GAO
General Accounting Office
GAP
Generic Assessment Payment
GDIT
General Dynamics Information Technology
GLBTQ
Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender and Questioning
GLSMA
Garrett Lee Smith Memorial Act
GPD
Grant and per Diem
GPIY
Governor’s Prevention Initiative for Youth
GPP
Governor’s Prevention Partnership
GPRA
Government Performance & Result Act
GS
General Statute
GWG
Governor's Working Group on Veterans, Servicemembers and their Families

H

HAS
Health Services Area and Human Service Agreement
HCBS
Home and Community Based Services
HCC
Health Care Center
HCFA
Health Care Financing Administration
HCP LAN
Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network
HCV
Housing Choice Vouchers
HEARTH Act
Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing Act
HEARTS
Healthcare Enterprise Accounts Receivable Transaction System
HFW
High Fidelity Wraparound
HHS
Health and Human Services
HIC
Housing Inventory Count
HIE
Health Information Exchange
HIPAA
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
HIPP
Health Insurance Premium Payment
HIS
Human Service Infrastructure
HMIS
Homeless Management Information System
HMO
Health Maintenance Organization
HOPWA
Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS
HRD
Human Resource Development
HS
Healthy Start
Head Start
HUD
Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD-VASH
HUD-Veterans Assisted Supportive Housing
HVRP
Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program

I

I&R
Information and Referral
I-BHS
Inventory of Behavioral Health Service
i2i
i2i Center for integrated Health
IAC
Interagency Council
IATP
International Association of Trauma Professionals
ICC
Interagency Coordinating Council
ICD
International Classification of Diseases
ICD-10CM
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Clinical Modification
ICD-9CM
International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, Clinical Modification
ICF/IID
Intermediate Care Facility for Individuals with Intellectual and Dev. Disabilities
ICR
Institute for Community Research
ICS
Inpatient Consumer Survey
IDD
Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
IDEA
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
IDP
Individual Development Plan
IEP
Individualized Education Program
IFSP
Individual Family Services Plan
ILR
Independent Living Rehabilitation
ILS
Independent Living Services
IMC
Income Maintenance Caseworker
IMD
Institute for Medical Disease
INPT
Inpatient
INS
Immigration & Naturalization Service
IOM
Institute of Medicine
IOP
Intensive Out-Patient
IPE
Individualized Plan for Employment
IPRS
Integrated Payment Reporting System
IPS
Individual Placement and Support
IRA
Individual Retirement Account
IRIS
Incident Response Improvement System
IRS
Internal Revenue Service
ISP
Individual Support Plan
ISPN
Interagency Suicide Prevention Network
IST
Individual Service Team
IVC
Involuntary Commitment
IVDU
Intravenous Drug Use

J

JCAHO
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospital Organization
JCB
Joint Communication Bulletin
JJ
Juvenile Justice
JJBHP
Juvenile Justice Behavioral Health Partnership
JOBS
Job Opportunities and Basic Skills (Program)
JTPA
Job Training Partnership Act

K

KPI
Key Performance Indicator
KSA
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

L

LCAS
Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist
LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
LEA
Local Education Agency
LEAD
Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion
LFCP
Latino Family Connection Program
LGBTQ
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender or Queer or Questioning +
LHD
Local Health Departments
LIHTC
Low Income Housing Tax Credits
LINKS
Independent Living Services for Foster Children
LME
Local Management Entity
LME-MCO
Local Management Entity-Managed Care Organization
LMFT
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
LMS
Learning Management System
LOA
Leave of Absence
LOB
Legislative Office Building
LOC
Level of Care
Legislative Oversight Committee
LPA
Licensed Psychological Associate
LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Prevention Council
LPC-A
Licensed Professional Counselor- Associate
LPC-S
Licensed Professional Counselor- Supervisor
LPCANC
Licensed Professional Counselors Association of North Carolina
LRE
Least Restrictive Environment
LTC
Long Term Care
LTSS
Long Term Services and Supports
LVER
Local Veterans Employment Specialist
LWOP
Leave Without Pay

M

M-AA
Medicaid Assistance to Aged
M-AB
Medicaid Assistant to the Blind
M-AD
Medicaid Assistance to the Disabled
MA
Master of Art
Medical Assistance
MAAS
Multi-cultural Ambulatory Addition
MADD
Mothers Against Drunk Driving
MAR
Medication Administration Record
MAT
Medication Assisted Treatment
MATCH
Mobilize Against Tobacco for Children’s Health
MCO
Managed Care Organization
MCR
Manage Care Request (Form)
MCT
Mobile Crisis Team
MDS
Minimum Data Set
MEd
Master of Education
MFP
Money Follows the Person
MH
Mental Health
MH/DD/SAS
Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services
MHBG
Mental Health Block Grant
MHFA
Mental Health First Aid
MHSIP
Mental Health Statistical Improvements Program
MI
Motivational Interviewing; May also be used for Mental Illness
MID
Medicaid Identification Number
MLI
Multi-cultural Leadership Institute
MMIS
Medicaid Management Information System
MOA
Memorandum of Agreement
MPW
Medicaid for Pregnant Women
MQ
Minimum Qualifications
MQB
Medicare for Qualified Beneficiary
MR
Mental Retardation
MS
Master of Science
MST
Multisystemic Therapy
Military Sexual Trauma
MST-BSF
Multisystemic Therapy – Building Stronger Families
MSW
Master of Social Work

N

NC MUST
NC Medicare Uniform Screening Tool
N-SSATS
National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services
N/A
Not Applicable
NA
Narcotics Anonymous
NAADAC
National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Counselors
NAC
National AIDS Clearinghouse
NACoA
National Association of Children of Alcoholics
NADD
National Association for Persons with Developmental Disabilities
National Association for the Dually Diagnosed
NAEH
National Alliance to End Homelessness
NAMI
National Alliance for The Mentally Ill
NAMI-CAN
National Alliance for The Mentally Ill - Children & Adolescent Network
NAS
Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
NASADAD
National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors
NASDDDS
National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disability Services
NASHIA
National Association of State Head Injury Administrators
NASMHPD
National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors
NASW
National Association of Social Workers
NC AHEC
NC Area Health Education Centers
NC BoS CoC
North Carolina Balance of State Continuum of Care
NC DHHS
North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
NC DOC
North Carolina Department of Corrections
NC DPS
North Carolina Department of Public Safety
NC FAST
North Carolina Families Accessing Services Through Technology
NC HFA
North Carolina Housing Finance Agency
NCSERVES
NC SERVES
NC-SNAP
North Carolina Support Needs Assessment Profile
NC START
North Carolina Systemic, Therapeutic, Assessment, Resources and Treatment
NC STRIVE
North Carolina Student Transitions Resource Initiative for Veterans Education
NC-TOPPS
North Carolina Treatment Outcomes and Program Performance
NCTracks
Transparent Report Accountability Collaboration Knowledge management system
NCAC
North Carolina Administrative Code
NCADI
National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
NCBLPC
NC Board of Licensed Professional Counselors
NCC
National Certified Counselor
NCCDD
North Carolina Council on Developmental Disabilities
NCCEH
North Carolina Coalition to End Homelessness
NCDOC
North Carolina Department of Corrections
NCDSS
North Carolina Department of Social Services
NCDVC
North Carolina Domestic Violence Commission
NCFADS
NC Foundation of Alcohol & Drug Studies
NCFAS
North Carolina Family Assessment Scale
NCGS
North Carolina General Statute
NCH
National Coalition for the Homeless
NCHC
North Carolina Housing Coalition
NCI
North Carolina Interventions
National Core Indicators
NCID
North Carolina Identity Management Service
NCIMHA
North Carolina Infant/ Young Child Mental Health Association
NCMMIS
North Carolina Medicaid Management Information System
NCPIC
North Carolina Practice Improvement Collaborative
NCQA
National Committee for Quality Assurance
NCSAPPB
NC Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board
NCVIP
North Carolina Valuing Individual Performance
NF
Nurturing Families
NHTSA
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
NIAAA
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
NICU
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
NIDA
National Institute on Drug Abuse
NIMH
National Institute of Mental Health
NOFA
Notice of Funding Availability
NOM
National Outcome Measure
NOW
Neonatal Opioid Withdrawl
NPI
National Provider Identifier (number)
NPN
National Prevention Network
NREPP
National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices
NRI
National Research Institute
NWI
National Wraparound Initiative

O

OAH
Office of Administrative Hearings
OBCM
Obstetric Care Management
OBOT
Office-Based Opioid Treatment
ODD
Oppositional Defiant Disorder
ODEP
Office of Disability Employment Programs
OFCCP
Office of Federal Contracts Compliance Program
OJJDP
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
OMB
Office of Management and Budget
OMH
Office of Minority Health
ONDCP
Office of National Drug Control Policy
OPM
Office of Policy and Management
OSAP
Office of Substance Abuse Prevention
OSBM
Office of State Budget and Management
OSDFS
Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools
OSHA
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OT
Occupational Therapy
OTP
Opioid Treatment Program
OTR, OTL
Occupational Therapist - "R" Registered by the national OT credentialing board and "L" licensed.
OUD
Opioid Use Disorder
OUTPT
Outpatient
OYYAS
Office of Youth and Young Adults

P

P&A
Protection and Advocacy
PA
Prior Approval or Prior Authorization.
PACE
Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly
PACT
Parents and Children Together
PAD
Psychiatric Advanced Directives
PART B
Part B, Section 619 of the IDEA Improvement Act of 2004
PART C
Part C of the IDEA Improvement Act of 2004.
PASRR
Preadmission Screening and Resident Review
PATH
Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness
PC
Procedure Code
PCCM
Primary Care Case Management
PCP
Person Centered Plan
Primary Care Provider
PDA
Percent Days Abstinent
PDMP
Prescription Drug Monitoring Program
PEAS
Parent Education and Assessment Service
PETS
Pre-Employment Transition Services
PFC
Prefrontal Cortex
PGS
Problem Gambling Services
PHA
Public Housing Agencies or Public Housing Authorities
Public Housing Authorities
PHP
Prepaid Health Plans
PIC
Practice Improvement Collaborative
PICU
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
PIT Count
Point in Time Count
PL 99-457
Public Law 99-457 : Education of the Handicapped Act Amendments of 1986
PL 99-660
Public Law 99-660 : State Comprehensive Mental Health Services Plan Act of 1986
PM
Performance Management
PMD
Project Management Database
PMH
Pregnancy Medical Home
PMP
Prescription Monitoring Program
PMPM
Per Member Per Month
POA
Plan of Action or Power of Attorney
Power of Attorney
PoC, POC
Plan of Correction
Perception of Care
Point of Contact
PORT
Patient Outcomes Research Team
POS
Point of Service(s)
POSC
Plan of Safe Care
POW
Plan of Work
PPL
Paid Parental Leave
PPM
Provider Permission Matrix
PPO
Preferred Provider Organization
PR
Psychiatric Rehabilitation
PREVLINE
Prevention Online
PRISM
Partnership Resource and Infrastructure Support Monies
PRTF
Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility
PSA
Public Service Announcement or Personal Service Agreement
Personal Service Agreement
PSC
Pastoral Counseling
PSE
Post-Secondary Education
PSH
Permanent Supportive Housing
PSR
Psychosocial Rehabilitation
PSS
Peer Support Specialist
PT
Physical Therapy
PTPC
Preschool Transition and Placement Committee
PTSD
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
PWD
Person with Disability

Q

QA
Quality Assurance
QAP
Qualified Allocation Plan
QI
Quality Improvement
QM
Quality Management
QRTP
Qualified Residential Treatment Program

R

R2W
Report2Web
RA
Remittance Agreement and Status Report
RAC
Regional Action Council
RADAR
Regional Alcohol and Drug Awareness Resource Network
RAISE
Recovery After an Initial Schizophrenia Episode
RBBHT
Research Based Behavioral Health Treatment
RCC
Recovery Community Center
RESC
Regional Education Service Center
RFA
Request for Applications
RFI
Request for Information
RFP
Request for Proposals
RFQ
Request for Quote
RI
Restrictive Intervention
RID
Remove Intoxicated Drivers
ROSC
Recovery Oriented Systems of Care
RRH
Rapid Re-Housing
RSS
Recovery Support Services
RSVP
Referral, Screening Verification Process
Retired Senior Volunteer Program
RTC
Residential Treatment Centers
RTW
Return to Work
RWJ
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
RX
Prescription

S

SA
Substance Abuse
SAAC
Substance Abuse Action Council
SABG
Substance Abuse Block Grant
SADD
Students Against Destructive Decisions
SALIS
Substance Abuse Librarians and Information Specialist
SAMHDA
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Data Archive
SAMHSA
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
SAP
Student Assistance Program
SAPTBG
Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant
SAS
Substance Abuse Services
SAT
Student Assistance Team
School Assistance Team
SAVE
Statewide Advocacy for Veteran’s Empowerment
SAW
State Agency Workgroup
SBA
Spina Bifida Association
SBI
Screening and Brief Interventions
SBIRT
Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment
SCFAC
State Consumer and Family Advisory Committee
SCS
Six Core Strategies
SDE
State Department of Education
SDOH
Social Determinants of Health
SEA
State Education Agency
SED
Seriously Emotionally Disturbed
SEW
State Epidemiological Workgroup
SFY
State Fiscal Year
SH
Supported Housing
SHCN
Special Health Care Needs
SIG
State Incentive Grant
SIS
Supports Intensity Scale
SLA
Service Level Agreement
SME
Subject Mater Expert
SMHA
State Mental Health Agency or State Mental Health Authorities
SMI
Serious Mental Illness
SMPI
Serious and Persistent Mental Illness
SMVF TAC
Service Members, Veterans & Families Technical Assistance Center
SNAP
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
SNF
Skilled Nursing Facility
SOAP
Structured Outpatient Addiction Program
SOC
System of Care
SOS
Survivors of Suicide
SOTA
State Opioid Treatment Authority
SP
Standard Plans
SPA
State Plan Amendment
SPF SIG
Strategic Prevention Framework State Incentive Grant
SPRC
Suicide Prevention Resource Center
SS
Supportive Services
SSA
Social Security Administration
Single State Agency
SSBG
Social Security Block Grant
SSDI
Social Security Disability Insurance
SSF
Single Stream Funding
SSI
Supplemental Security Income
SSN
Social Security Number
SSRI
Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor
SSVF
Supportive Services for Veterans and Families
ST
Speech Therapy
STEP
Specialized Treatment Early in Psychosis
STP
State Transition Plan
STSS
State TEDS Submission System
SU
Substance Use
SUD
Substance Use Disorder
SUMPST
Substance Use Misuse Prevention Skills Training

T

T/C
Telephone Call
TA
Technical Assistance
TANF
Temporary Aid to Needy Families
TASC
Treatment Alternatives for Safer Communities
TAY
Transition Age Youth
TBD
To Be Determined
TBI
Traumatic Brain Injury
TBRA
Tenant Based Rental Assistance
TBV
Tenant Based Vouchers
TCC
Tiered Care Coordination
TCLI
Transition to Community Living Initiative
TCN
Transaction Control Number
TDSN
Triangle Down Syndrome Network
TEACCH
Treatment and Education of Autistic Children and Other Communication Handicaps
TEDS
Treatment Episode Data Set
TH
Transitional Housing
TOM
Team Observation Measures
TOPPS
Treatment Outcomes
TP
Tailored Plans
TPL
Third Party Liability
TRS
Telephone Recovery Supports
T/C
Telephone Call
TA
Technical Assistance

U

UCR
Unit Cost Reimbursement
UCR
Unit Cost Reimbursement
UDS
Uniform Data System
UFDS
Uniform Facility Data Set
UI
Unemployment Insurance
URS
Uniform Reporting System
USDA-RD
US Department of Agriculture Rural Development

V

V/R
Virtual Reality
VA
Veterans Affairs
VA Loans
Department of Veterans Affairs Loans
VACO
Veterans Administration Central Office
VAMC
Veterans Administration Medical Center
VARO
Veterans Administration Regional Office
VASH
Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing
VAWA
Violence Against Women Act
VBA
Veterans Benefits Administration
VBH
Veterans Bridge Home
VBP
Value Based Payment
VFW
Veterans of Foreign Wars
VHA
Veterans Health Administration
VI-SPDAT
Vulnerability Index & Service Prioritization Decision Assistance Tool
VLC
Veterans Life Center
VPN
Virtual Private Network
VR
Vocational Rehabilitation
VRQ
Veterans Restoration Quarters
VSC
Veterans Service Center
Veterans Services of the Carolinas
VSO
Veterans Service Officer, Organization
VST
Veterans Service Technician

W

WC
Workers' Compensation
WFFA
Work First Family Assistance
WFI
Wraparound Fidelity Index
WFTI
Youth and Family Training Institute
WIBAS
Work Incentive Benefits Analysis Service
WIC
Women, Infants, and Children Special Supplemental Food Program
WIOA
Workforce Innovations Opportunity Act
WRAP
Wellness Recovery Action Plan

Y

YAR
Youth as Researchers
YFTI
Youth and Family Training Institute
YRBS
Youth Risk Behavior Survey
YSAB
Youth Suicide Advisory Board
YSB
Youth Service Bureau
YSQ
Youth Satisfaction Questionnaire
YSR
Youth Self Report
YTD
Year to Date