The Arizona Substance Abuse Partnership (ASAP) serves as the single statewide council on substance abuse prevention, enforcement, treatment, and recovery efforts. Authorized under Executive Order 2013-05 (which amends and supersedes Executive Order 2007-12) and chaired by the Maricopa County Attorney and vice-chaired by the Director of the Governor Ducey’s Office of Youth, Faith and Family, the ASAP is composed of representatives from state governmental bodies, federal entities, and community organizations.
Substance Abuse Epidemiology Work Group (Epi)
Epi seeks to provide Arizona with data on the substance use to inform state-wide and community substance abuse prevention and intervention strategies.
Prescription Drug Core Group
The Prescription Drug Core Group seeks to combat the growing epidemic of prescription (Rx) drug misuse and abuse in Arizona.
Program Inventory Workgroup
The Program Inventory Workgroup assesses substance abuse programming, including prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery, administered by ASAP member agencies.
The Arizona Substance Abuse Task Force is a coalition of leading substance abuse experts, providers and community members focused on addressing and reversing the growing epidemic of drug abuse and addiction in Arizona communities by finding the best treatments and reducing barriers to care.Learn More
Prevention and Early Intervention Work Group
The Prevention and Early Intervention Work Group seeks to assess evidence based practices for Arizona prevention and early intervention programs.
Access to Treatment Work Group
The Access to Treatment Work Group seeks to assess Arizona substance abuse treatment capacity and barriers to receiving treatment.
Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Work Group
The Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) Work Group seeks to provide recomendations as they pertain to evidence based practices and resources.
Medication-Assisted Treatment Work Group
The Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) Work Group seeks to evaluate and make recommendations regarding MAT evidence based practices
The Arizona Parents Commission on Drug Education and Prevention, also known as the Parents Commission, was created by voter initiative in 1996 and established by A.R.S. §41-1604.17. The Parents Commission receives funds from the Drug Treatment and Education Fund, established by A.R.S. §13-901.02, to fund programs that increase and enhance parental involvement, and increase education about the serious risks and public health problems caused by the abuse of alcohol and controlled substances.Learn More