Problematic Substance Use by DoD Personnel
|Publication Date:||20 February 2014|
PURPOSE. In accordance with the authority in DoD Directive (DoDD) 5124.02 (Reference (a)), this instruction:
a. Reissues DoDD 1010.4 (Reference (b)) as a DoD instruction (DoDI) and implements the requirements in section 596 of Public Law 111-84 (Reference (c)).
b. Establishes policies, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes procedures for problematic alcohol and drug use prevention, identification, diagnosis, and treatment for DoD military and civilian personnel.
c. Describes the relationship between the DoD and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) with regard to drug and alcohol use treatment.
d. Incorporates and cancels DoDI 1010.6 (Reference (d)) and Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs (ASD(HA)) Memorandum 97-029 (Reference (e)).
APPLICABILITY. This instruction applies to OSD, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the DoD (referred to collectively in this instruction as the "DoD Components").