Sec. Early Intervention Level 0.5 Program  

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  • To be licensed under this subtitle, an early intervention level 0.5 program shall:

    A. Provide services to individuals:

    (1) Who meet the ASAM Criteria for level .05;

    (2) For whom a diagnosable substance-related disorder is not documented; and

    (3) Who are, for a known reason, at risk for developing a substance-related disorder;

    B. Provide a comprehensive assessment, unless the participant has received an assessment by a licensed or certified clinician or licensed program within the preceding 45 days, of the participant’s current status and relevant history in the following areas:

    (1) ATOD use;

    (2) Employment or financial support;

    (3) Gambling behavior;

    (4) ATOD and gambling treatment history;

    (5) Mental health;

    (6) Legal involvement;

    (7) Family and social systems;

    (8) Educational involvement; and

    (9) Somatic health, including a review of medications;

    C. If the assessment determines that referral to a treatment program or other service is necessary, make a referral to a treatment program or other service as indicated; and

    D. Provide alcohol and drug education services.