Evaluating service needs in drug-abusing clients.

Patients applying for treatment to the State of Illinois' Chicago Central Intake Facility were interviewed to assess their service needs and treatment expectations; a subgroup was reinterviewed after 4 months. Patients were classified as long-term opioid-dependent, short-term opioid-dependent, or as polydrug nonopioid dependent abusers. We found high levels… CONTINUE READING