Cutler Institute for Health and Social Policy

Population Health and Health Policy

Availability, Characteristics, and Role of Detoxification Services in Rural Areas

Duration: 
1/1/2006 - 1/31/2007
Director: 
David Hartley
Principal Investigator: 
David Hartley
Abstract: 

This project will produce a comprehensive description of the distribution and characteristics of detoxification (detox) services across rural areas including a discussion of access issues, the role of detox services within local systems of care, barriers to the delivery of detox services by rural providers, and policy and regulatory incentives needed to encourage the development of rural detox services. Products will include a working paper and related journal articles addressing these topics.

Start Date: 
Sun, 2006-01-01
End Date: 
Wed, 2007-01-31
Legacy Muskie ID: 
3 989