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National Treatment Improvement Evaluation Study: Changes in Physical and Mental Health

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Changes in Physical and Mental Health

Substance abuse is known to be a major contributor to poor physical and mental health, and abusers use a disproportionately high percentage of physical and mental health services. Improvements in the mental and physical health of clients after treatment benefit the treated individuals, their significant others, and society.

  • Alcohol/drug-related medical visits dramatically declined following treatment, decreasing 53 percent;
  • While a very small base (2 percent of respondents) reported TB problems, that number was cut in half (55 percent) following treatment;
  • Those bothered by mental health problems declined by 35 percent; and
  • Those who reported inpatient mental health visits decreased by 28 percent.


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