TIP 20: Matching Treatment to Patient Needs in Opioid Substitution Therapy

TIP 20: Matching Treatment to Patient Needs in Opioid Substitution Therapy
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Opiate-addicted persons often need a broad range of services in addition to opioid substitution therapy. Research has shown that providing these services as part of the therapy program greatly increases retention in treatment and improves outcomes. The TIP outlines a comprehensive assessment process for identifying patient needs and describes core treatment elements to address those needs. 136 pages

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