AFS Policy: Substance Abuse

Substance abuse – a patterned use of a drug in which the user consumes the substance in amounts or with methods which are harmful to themselves or others.  Drugs most often associated with this term include: alcohol, substituted amphetamines, barbiturates, benzodiazepines (particularly alprazolam, temazepam, diazepam and clonazepam), cocaine, methaqualone, and opioids.  Policy regarding this term is located at:

  • Child Care Subsidy: 
    • 340:40-7-8. Defining the need factor for child care benefits.
  • SNAP:
    • 340:50-5-26. Drug addiction or alcoholic treatment centers.
  • SoonerCare (Medicaid)[ABD]: 
    • 317:35-9-45. Determination of medical eligibility for care in a private Intermediate Care Facility for Persons with Mental Retardation.

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