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TITLE 25HEALTH SERVICES
PART 1DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES
CHAPTER 447DEPARTMENT-FUNDED SUBSTANCE ABUSE PROGRAMS
SUBCHAPTER APREVENTION
RULE §447.103Definitions

The following words and phrases when used in this subchapter shall have the following meanings unless the context clearly indicates otherwise.

  (1) ATOD--Alcohol, tobacco, and/or other drugs.

  (2) Department--The Department of State Health Services.

  (3) Participant--A person receiving substance abuse prevention services funded by a state agency.

  (4) Protective factors--Elements that serve to reduce the influence of risk factors and may have a positive effect on a person, group, or geographic area, thereby building resilience and decreasing the likelihood for developing risky behaviors that could lead to a substance abuse problem; e.g., parent or guardian involvement or safe living environment.

  (5) Risk factors--Elements that may have a negative effect on a person, group, or geographic area, thereby increasing the likelihood for developing risky behaviors that could lead to a substance abuse problem; e.g., living in a high crime or gang area, family history of ATOD problems, lack of a supportive adult, or poor academic performance.

  (6) Substance abuse prevention program provider--A person or entity who contracts with a state agency listed in §447.105 of this title (relating to Interagency Collaboration and Reporting) to provide substance abuse prevention services.


Source Note: The provisions of this §447.103 adopted to be effective September 2, 2012, 37 TexReg 6600

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