Effectiveness of an outreach treatment program for inner city crack abusers: compliance, outcome, and client satisfaction.

@article{Henskens2008EffectivenessOA,
  title={Effectiveness of an outreach treatment program for inner city crack abusers: compliance, outcome, and client satisfaction.},
  author={Ren{\'e}e Henskens and Henk F. L. Garretsen and I E A Bongers and A. P. M. van Dijk and Ferd Sturmans},
  journal={Substance use & misuse},
  year={2008},
  volume={43 10},
  pages={1464-75}
}
In a randomized controlled trial the effectiveness of an outreach treatment program (OTP) was compared with standard addiction care services for hard-drug addicts in Rotterdam (The Netherlands). The study aimed at chronic, high-risk crack abusers who were insufficiently engaged in standard addiction treatment services. Data were collected from February 2000 to December 2001. A total of 124 subjects participated in the study at baseline. Follow-up data were available for 94 subjects. Outcome… CONTINUE READING