Specifications include, but are not limited to: Grant funding for at least three (3) entities
that plan to become designated as a CARC but need funding to fill gaps in order to meet all
expectations of a CARC listed below. CARC designation requires a business agreement or contract
with the local Trauma Informed Recovery Oriented System of Care (TI-ROSC) or its community
equivalent. The applying entity for the CARC within its certifications/licenses or through formal business
agreements with other providers must provide the full continuum of care for addiction treatment
and recovery supports. Specifically this includes:
1. Intake evaluation that determines the clinical needs of patients.
2. All medications approved by the Food and Drug Administration for medication assisted
treatment across all levels of care. *This requires being or partnering with an Opioid
Treatment Program to offer methadone.
3. Partial hospitalization or intensive outpatient services for SUD (substance use disorder)
treatment implemented per American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) guidelines for
level 2.5 or 2.1 respectively.
4. At least one (1) level of addiction residential treatment certified by DMHA as Subacute and
designated under ASAM as level 3.1 or 3.5 residential including a minimum of level 3
withdrawal management (WM).