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Division of Behavioral Health Services

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Waived physician prescriber

Drug Addiction Drug Treatment Act of 2000 (DATA 2000) allows physicians to prescribe narcotic drugs in schedules III, IV, V or a combination of such drugs for the treatment of opioid dependence. The physician must meet training standards described under the training and supervision recommendation section of this document.

Working Day

A Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday unless:

  1. A legal holiday falls on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday; or
  2. A legal holiday falls on Saturday or Sunday and a contractor is closed for business the prior Friday or following Monday.

Young Child

Children birth to five years of age.

Youth/Young Adult-Delivered Support

A young adult who has been a recipient of services or sibling that provides support guidance, training and coaching of the youth with the goal of enhancing the youth's life skills.