This military-led training focuses on educating service members about the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse, current drug trends, updates to the AR 600-85, urinalysis testing, and resources for substance abuse treatment and detoxification. Service members gain a clear understanding about the Army Substance Abuse Program and how to seek assistance for addiction and/or dependence. Self/Command Referrals options are discussed to educate service members and commanders about the process, regulations, and individual rights outlined in the Army regulations.

The training can be customized by the unit commander to meet his/her intent.

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:
Recognize the dangers associated with the abuse of narcotics, prescription drugs, synthetic/ designer drugs, and alcohol.
Identify the current substance abuse/misuse trends facing Soldiers in the Pennsylvania National Guard.
Use the Army substance abuse regulation to reference command actions, individual rights, separation proceedings, and treatment procedures.
Identify the resources available to assist service members and family members seeking treatment/detoxification for drug and or alcohol abuse.

Prerequisites: None.

Course Length: 2 hours.

Who May Attend: PA Army National Guard.