and research on, substance use disorders in members of the Armed Forces.

(B) The adequacy of the availability of and access to care for substance use disorders in military medical treatment facilities and under the TRICARE program.

(C) The adequacy of oversight by the Department of programs relating to the prevention, diagnosis, mitigation, treatment, and management of substance use disorders in members of the Armed Forces.

(D) The adequacy and appropriateness of current credentials and other requirements for healthcare professionals treating members of the Armed Forces with substance use disorders, including an assessment of the advisability of adopting uniform credentials and requirements for such treatment for healthcare professionals who are members of organizations such as the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC), the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), the American Psychiatric Association (APA), and the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC).

(E) The advisable ratio of physician and non-physician care providers for substance use disorders to members of the Armed Forces with such disorders.

(F) The adequacy and appropriateness of protocols for the diagnosis, treatment, and management of substance use disorders in members of the Armed Forces.

(G) The adequacy of the availability of and access to care for substance use disorders for members of the reserve components of the Armed Forces when compared with the availability of and access to care for substance use disorders for members of the regular components of the Armed Forces, including an identification of any obstacles that are unique to the prevention, diagnosis, mitigation, treatment, and management of substance use disorders in members of the reserve components of the Armed Forces.

(H) The adequacy of the prevention, diagnosis, mitigation, treatment, and management of substance use disorders and related distress in dependent family members of members of the Armed Forces, whether such family members suffer from their own substance use disorder or because of the substance use disorder of a member of the Armed Forces.



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