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The Economic Costs of Alcohol and Drug Abuse in the United States - 1992

Table 4.3

Specialty Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Services, 1992
(millions of dollars)

Services

Total

Alcohol

Drugs

Community-Based Treatment
Hospitals

$1,621.6

$973.0

$648.6

Freestanding detox center

$233.1

$139.9

$93.3

Short-term residential

$903.3

$542.0

$361.3

Long-term residential

$1,011.9

$607.1

$404.7

Outpatient

$2,037.9

$1,222.7

$815.1

Methadone

$453.1

$0

$453.1

Psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers

$84.0

$50.4

$33.6

Other physicians

$101.9

$73.7

$28.2

Total, Community-Based Treatment

$6,446.8

$3,608.7

$2,838.0

Other Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment
Department of Defense

$34.8

$20.9

$13.9

Indian Health Service

$64.4

$38.6

$25.8

Bureau of Prisons

$43.0

$25.8

$17.2

Veterans Affairs

$586.5

$351.9

$234.6

Total, Other Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment

$728.7

$437.2

$291.5

Total, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment

$7,175.5

$4,046.0

$3,129.5

Source: Adapted from Harwood et al. (1994)
Note: Components may not sum to totals because of rounding.


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