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NOTICE: The project that is the subject of this report was approved by the Governing Board of the National Research Council, whose members are drawn from the councils of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine. The members of the committee responsible for the report were chosen for their competencies and with regard for the appropriate balance.

The report has been reviewed by a group other than the authors according to procedures approved by a Report Review Committee consisting of members of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine.

The Institute of Medicine was chartered in 1970 by the National Academy of Sciences to enlist distinguished members of the appropriate professions in the examination of policy matters pertaining to the health of the public. In this, the Institute acts under both the Academy's 1863 congressional charter responsibility to be an advisor to the federal government and its own initiative in identifying issues of medical care, research, and education. Dr. Kenneth I. Shine is president of the Institute of Medicine.

This study was supported by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract No. 283-88-0009 (SA).

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Treating drug problems.

This study was supported by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract No. 283-99-0009 (SA)/9D/—T.p. verso.

Includes bibliographical references.

1. Drug abuse—Treatment—United States—Finance. 2. Drug abuse—Treatment— Government policy—United States. 3. Drug abuse—Treatment—United States. [DNLM: 1. Insurance, Health—United States. 2. Financing, Government—United States. 3. Substance abuse—therapy. WM 270-T784] I. Gerstein, Dean R. II. Harwood, Henrick J. III. Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee for the Substance Abuse Coverage Study. IV. National Institute on Drug Abuse.

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