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Illicit drug use and return to treatment

L James Savage

Illicit drug use and return to treatment

national followup study of admissions to drug abuse treatments in the DARP during 1969-1971

by L James Savage

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Published by Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration, National Institute on Drug Abuse in Rockville, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drug abuse -- Treatment -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementL. James Savage and D. Dwayne Simpson
    SeriesNIDA services research report, DHEW publication ; no. (ADM) 78-577, DHEW publication -- no. (ADM) 78-577
    ContributionsSimpson, D. D. 1943-, National Institute on Drug Abuse
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 15 p. :
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14910540M

    Those who can stay away from temptation may succeed with outpatient treatment. However, there is a very high possibility of relapse, which is why inpatient treatment of days is recommended. If you feel you or someone you love needs inpatient treatment for drug addiction, call us toll-free at Who Answers? for help. After Rehab.   Organized thematically, the book begins with an overview of illicit drug use and abuse, including its history and risk factors. The scope of illicit drug use in the United States is covered, including conditions that encourage the practice, costs, related policies and programs, and prevention and treatment s: 1.

    the myth that workplace alcohol and illicit drug use is highly prevalent; the myth that employee substance use has a strong effect on productivity, leading to high costs for employers; and the myth that drug testing and employee assistance programs are proven ways for employers to deter substance use. treating drug-dependent people with a drug that has a similar action to the drug in which they are dependent, thereby preventing a withdrawal syndrome and craving. Most substitution programs rely on replacing an injected illicit drug (such as street heroin) with an oral legal drug (such as methadone or buprenorphine) under medical.

    The Australian Illicit Drug Guide is the first accessible and comprehensive guide to one of Australia's most critical social problems. The Australian Illicit Drug Guide contains: * Profiles of the illicit drugs most used in Australia - their street names, origins, Every person's guide to illegal drugs -their use, effects and history, treatment 3/5(1).   The unintended consequence: many G.I.s shifted their drug use to heroin, which was odorless and thus harder to detect. Heroin started flowing .


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