Examining Substance Use Disorder Treatment Demand and Provider Capacity in a Changing Health Care System: Initial Findings Report

Examining Substance Use Disorder Treatment Demand and Provider Capacity in a Changing Health Care System: Initial Findings Report

Published: Sep 30, 2015
Publisher: Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, Office of Disability, Aging and Long-Term Care Policy
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Authors

Rebecca Morris

Jasmine Little

Funded by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), this report summarizes study findings on substance use disorder prevalence, treatment, and workforce capacity. Notably, authors reveal that a substantial gap exists between the number of people with a substance abuse disorder and the number of individuals who receive treatment in a given year. 

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