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What is drug addiciton?
A disease of the brain
Chemical dependency and addiction are more prevalent than what?
mental illness
what is CALDATA and what did it show?
(California Drug and Alcohol Treatment Assessment) Study showed successful abstinence in over 50% of persons treated in a variety of programs and cost savings of $7 for every $1 spent on treatment.
what is datos and what did it show?
Drug Abuse Treatment Outcome Study. found treatment reduced use of drugs 50-70%, with residential programs offering the best results.
what percentage of inmates with serious drug addictions are treated?
what are the priciples of effective treatment?
1. No single treatment fits all people
2. Counseling must accompany treatment
3. Treatment must address accompanying mental disorders
4. Detoxification is only the first stage
5. Treatment must monitor drug use