Treatment Need and Estimates of Treatment Use
"The country informs that the estimated number of persons potentially in need of care in 2008 was 428,819. However, it does not provide the number of cases treated in specialized facilities during that year, nor the estimated need for treatment and the number of cases treated in 2007 and 2009.
"Mexico reports that in 2006, 60,213 cases were treated in unlicensed specialized establishments providing treatment services for problems associated with drug use, including inpatient treatment, outpatient treatment and self-help groups. These establishments treated 64,917 cases in 2007, 69,575 cases in 2008 and 70,465 cases in 2009.
"The country reports that there are 10 treatment centers that provide social reintegration programs."
Multilateral Evaluation Mechanism (MEM), Governmental Expert Group (GEG), "Mexico: Evaluation of Progress in Drug Control 2007-2009" Washington, DC: Organization of American States, Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD), 2010), OAS/Ser.L/XIV.2.48, CICAD/docx.1843/10, p. 12.