Mission: Substance abuse is a manpower and personnel readiness issue that erodes soldier fitness. The purpose of this effort is to deter substance abuse by providing prevention education and referral resources to ARNG soldiers and provide Commanders with the tools necessary to assess the security and military fitness of their Units.
People misuse/abuse substances such as prescription drugs, alcohol, and illicit drugs for varied and complicated reasons.
These substances produce some form of intoxication that alters judgment, perception, attention, or physical control and affect your ability to be an effective Warrior as well your family, finances, health, and career.
Substance abuse and its effect on service members is a high priority, high visibility issue within the military.
The Substance Abuse Prevention Program provides:
• Unit training and education, briefs, and presentations
• Self-Referral Services
• General information on substance abuse, policies, and available services/resources
• Unit Risk Inventories/Reintegration-Unit Risk Inventories