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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. (2011) Cost and financing of drug treatment services in Europe. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.

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This Selected issue provides an exploratory European overview of costs associated with treatment for drug dependence. The cost of drug treatment in Europe is looked at from two main angles in this report. First, an overview is presented of the main sources of funding for drug treatment and the financing mechanisms that are employed in a number of European countries. This is followed by a focused analysis of the unit costs of the four main drug treatment modalities (detoxification, psychosocial inpatient, psychosocial outpatient and opioid substitution treatment).

Table of contents:
* Introductory note and acknowledgements
* Exploring the cost and fi nancing of drug treatment services in Europe
* Financing drug treatment
* Estimating expenditure on drug treatment in Europe
* Unit costs of drug treatment
* Conclusions


Date
2011
Pages
28 p.
Publisher
Publications Office of the European Union
Corporate Creators
European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction
Place of Publication
Luxembourg
ISBN
978-92-9168-464-9
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Accession Number
HRB (Electronic Only)
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