This report was prepared by the Office of Applied Studies (OAS), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and by Synectics for Management Decisions, Inc., Arlington, Virginia. Work by Synectics was performed under Contract No. 283-02-9026. At SAMHSA, Deborah Trunzo was responsible for the content of the report. At Synectics, Leigh Henderson was responsible for the analysis and writing of the report.

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