Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment

Substance Abuse Prevention Treatment (SAPT) is a block grant that serves people who have substance abuse issues and do not have AHCCCS (Arizona’s Medicaid system).  Following are additional details regarding SAPT:

Targeted Populations

Targeted Populations: 

  • Non-Title XIX females with substance abuse issues who are pregnant or have dependent children, including women who are trying to regain custody of their children.
  • Non-Title XIX injection drug users.

Priority Populations

 Priority Populations:

  • Pregnant women who use drugs by injection.
  • Pregnant women who use substances.
  • Other persons who use drugs by injection.
  • Substance using women with dependent children and their families, including women who are attempting to regain custody of their children.



  • Individuals must have a substance abuse disorder; AND
  • Must have used a substance within the past 12 months, with the exemption of methadone clients.

Substance Abuse Related Services

Substance Abuse Related Services:

  • Case management 
  • Substance abuse groups
  • Substance abuse individual therapy
  • Domestic violence classes (if related to substance abuse)
  • Residential treatment
  • Methadone treatment
  • Vocational rehabilitation
  • Transportation
  • Flex funds
  • Childcare (respite services)
  • HIV early intervention services
  • Referrals for tuberculosis services through arrangements with other entities
  • Detoxification services
  • Acudetox