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Substance Dependence, Abuse and Treatment

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Substance Dependence, Abuse, and Treatment:
Findings from the 2000 National Household Survey
on Drug Abuse

Joan F. Epstein

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Office of Applied Studies


This report was prepared by the Division of Population Surveys in the Office of Applied Studies (OAS), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), and by RTI, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. At SAMHSA, Joan Epstein was the lead author on this report. Work by RTI was performed under Contract Nos. 283-98-9008 and 283-99-9018. At RTI, A. Monique Clinton-Sherrod was the task leader for production of the report. Other contributors at RTI listed alphabetically include Robert M. Bray, Pamela Couch Prevatt, Teresa Davis, Moshe Feder, Teresa Gurley, David Heller, Laurel Hourani, Larry A. Kroutil, Mary Ellen Marsden, Lisa E. Packer, Michael A. Penne, Brenda K. Porter, and Richard S. Straw.

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July 2002

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