PAYS Acronym Guide

  • ATOD
    Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs
  • BPA
    Behavior, Perception, &/or Attitude
  • CTC
    Communities That Care
  • DDAP
    Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs
  • EBP
    Evidence‐based Programs
  • IOM
    Institute of Medicine
  • PAYS
    Pennsylvania Youth Survey
  • PBIS
    Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports
  • PCCD
    Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency
  • PDE
    Pennsylvania Department of Education
  • PPS
    Program, Practice, or Strategy
  • RPF
    Risk and Protective Factors
  • SAP
    Student Assistance Program