Substance abuse services are programs and interventions designed to prevent and treat substance abuse and addiction. These services may include prevention and education programs, counseling and therapy, medical treatment and detoxification, and support groups. Substance abuse services are typically provided by trained professionals such as substance abuse counselors, therapists, doctors, and nurses, and may be offered in a variety of settings such as hospitals, clinics, community centers, and schools. The goal of substance abuse services is to help individuals overcome addiction and achieve long-term recovery, as well as to prevent substance abuse and addiction from occurring in the first place.