Treatment

Data, statistics and information regarding treatment for substance use disorders, including capacity, need, efficacy, and more.

Risk of Death and Other Adverse Events from Anesthesia-Assisted Rapid Opioid Detoxification (AAROD)

(Risk of Death and Other Adverse Events from Anesthesia-Assisted Rapid Opioid Detoxification (AAROD)) "Government agencies and professional societies,* including the American Society of Addiction Medicine, have recommended against using AAROD in clinical settings (9). There is insufficient knowledge regarding how widely AAROD is used in the United States and the frequency of AAROD-associated adverse events in community practice settings. At least seven deaths occurred following AAROD among 2,350 procedures performed in one practice during 1995–1999.†

Language, Socio-economic, and Other Barriers to Treatment Access and Utilization in the US

(Language, Socio-economic, and Other Barriers to Treatment Access and Utilization in the US) "The relationship between access to responsive services and treatment completion rates among Latinos points to a serious need for greater geographic proximity to Spanish-language services for this population. Although testing treatment outcomes is not the focus of this paper, it should be noted that studies suggest that linguistic preferences significantly impact the treatment process among Latinos, indirectly contributing to treatment outcomes [5,19,25,26].

Proportion of Clients in Treatment in the US with Alcohol Alone, Other Substances Alone, or In Combination, 2012

(Proportion of Clients in Treatment in the US with Alcohol Alone, Other Substances Alone, or In Combination, 2012) "Facilities were asked to estimate the proportions of clients in treatment on March 30, 2012, by substance abuse problem treated (alcohol abuse only, drug abuse only, or both alcohol and drug abuse).
"• On March 30, 2012, 44 percent of clients were in treatment for both alcohol and drug abuse, 38 percent were in treatment for drug abuse only, and 18 percent were in treatment for alcohol abuse only.

Treatment Facilities in the US Offering Programs or Groups for Women and Other Specific Client Types, 2012

(Treatment Facilities in the US Offering Programs or Groups for Women and Other Specific Client Types, 2012) "Facilities were asked about the provision of treatment programs or groups specially designed for specific client types. Overall, 82 percent of facilities offered at least one special program or group to serve a specific client type."

Proportion of Facilities Providing Special Programs or Groups

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness

(Treatment Effectiveness) "The overriding finding from this study is that treatment is associated with a reduction in harmful behaviours that are associated with problem drug use. The majority of treatment seekers received care-coordinated treatment, expressed satisfaction with their care, were retained in treatment beyond three months, reported significant and substantial reductions in drug use and offending, and improvements in mental well-being and social functioning."

Treatment Clients in the US with Co-Occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Disorders, 2012

(Treatment Clients in the US with Co-Occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Disorders, 2012) "Facilities were asked to estimate the proportion of clients in treatment with diagnosed co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders.
"• On March 30, 2012, 46 percent of clients who were in treatment had a diagnosed co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorder.

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