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What does ASAP stand for?
Army Substance Abuse Program
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What is the mission of ASAP?
The ASAP’s mission is to strengthen the overall fitness and effectiveness of the Army’s total workforce and to enhance the combat readiness of its Soldiers.
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What are the objectives of ASAP?
  • Increase individual fitness and overall unit readiness.
  • Provide services, which are adequate and responsive to the needs of the total workforce and emphasize alcohol and other drug abuse deterrence, prevention, education, and treatment.
  • Implement alcohol and other drug risk reduction and prevention strategies that respond to potential problems before they jeopardize readiness, productivity, and careers.
  • Restore to duty those substance-impaired Soldiers who have the potential for continued military service.
  • Provide effective alcohol and other drug abuse prevention and education at all levels of command, and encourage commanders to provide alcohol and drug-free leisure activities.
  • Ensure all military and civilian personnel assigned to ASAP staff are appropriately trained and experienced to accomplish their mission.
  • Achieve maximum productivity and reduce absenteeism and attrition among DA civilian employees by reducing the effects of the abuse of alcohol and other drugs.
  • Improve readiness by extending services to the total Army.
  • Ensure quality customer service.
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What is meant by deglamorization of alcohol?
Personnel will not promote any function glamorizing the use of alcohol through drinking contests, games, initiations, or the awarding of alcoholic beverages as prizes in contests.
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What army Regulation covers ASAP?
AR 600-85
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Is ASAP participation mandatory for Individuals that are command referred?
ASAP participation is mandatory for all Soldiers who are command referred. Failure to attend a mandatory counseling session may constitute a violation of Article 86 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ).
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What will happen to Soldiers who fail to participate in or fail to respond successfully to rehabilitation?
Soldiers who fail to participate adequately in, or to respond successfully to,rehabilitation will be processed for administrative separation and not be provided another opportunity for rehabilitation except under the most extraordinary circumstances, as determined by the CD in consultation with the unit commander.
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What are the ways that Soldiers can be identified as having a substance abuse problem?
  • Voluntary (self-identification)
  • Commander  / Supervisor Identification
  • Biochemical Identification
  • Medical Identification
  • Investigation and or Apprehension
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What are the objectives of rehabilitation with ASAP?
  • Return Soldiers to full duty as soon as possible.
  • Identify Soldiers who cannot be rehabilitated within the scope of this regulation and to advise their unit commanders.
  • Assist and refer Soldiers who cannot be rehabilitated in the ASAP to a treatment facility in the vicinity where they reside after discharge from the Army.
  • Help resolve alcohol and other drug abuse problems in the family, with the ultimate goal of enabling the Soldier to perform more effectively.
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What are the objectives of bio-chemical testing (also called a urinalysis)?
The objectives of Army’sBiochemical Testing Program are to:
  • Deter Soldiers, including those members on initial entry on AD after enlistment or appointment, from abusing drugs (including illegal drugs, other illicit substances, and prescribed medication).
  • Facilitate early identification of alcohol and/or other drug abuse.
  • Enable commanders to assess the security, military fitness, good order and discipline of their units, and to use information obtained to take appropriate action (for example, UCMJ, administrative, or other actions, including referral to the ASAP counseling center for screening, evaluation, and possible treatment).
  • Monitor rehabilitation of those enrolled for alcohol and/or other drug abuse.
  • Collect data on the prevalence of alcohol and/or other drug abuse within the Army.
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Commanders may direct drug testing under what conditions?
  • Unit inspections. (either the entire or part of a unit)
  • Search and seizures/probable cause.
  • Competence for Duty.
  • Rehabilitation.
  • Mishap or Safety Inspection.
  • Consent (specimen may be provided voluntarily by a Soldier).
  • New Entrant.
  • Medical.
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All ASAP referrals are accomplished by the Commander or 1SG using what form?
Completing and signing the DA 8003 Referral Form.
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Can Soldiers that are enrolled in an ASAP rehabilitation program reenlist?
Soldiers currently enrolled in the ASAP rehabilitation program are not allowed to reenlist. However, Soldiers who need additional service time to complete their enrollment may be extended for the number of months necessary to permit completion.
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Will Soldiers who are command referred to ASAP be flagged?
Yes, IAW AR600-8-2 (Suspension of Favorable Personnel Action (flags)).

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