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NCJ Number: 68704 Find in a Library
Title: METHADONE MAINTENANCE TREATMENT PROGRAM - FINAL REPORT
Corporate Author: Connecticut Dept of Correction
United States of America
Project Director: C H EHLERS
Date Published: 1973
Page Count: 35
Sponsoring Agency: Connecticut Dept of Correction
Wethersfield, CT 06109
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 73-ED-01-0003
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A METHADONE MAINTENANCE TREATMENT PROGRAM ESTABLISHED FOR THE PURPOSE OF REHABILITATING HEROIN ADDICTS IS EXAMINED FOR RESULTS, WHICH ARE DESCRIBED IN THIS REPORT AS HAVING ACHIEVED SIGNIFICANT PROGRESS.
Abstract: FUNDED BY A DISCRETIONARY GRANT FROM THE LAW ENFORCEMENT ASSISTANCE ADMINISTRATION TO THE HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT, DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS, THE HARTFORD DISPENSARY METHADONE MAINTENANCE TREATMENT PROGRAM HAS BEEN TREATING HEROIN ADDICTS AND OFFERING FOLLOW-UP SERVICES TO DRUG FREE CLIENTS ON A REGULAR BASIS. SUCH SERVICES INCLUDE INDIVIDUAL COUNSELING, GROUP THERAPY SESSIONS, VOCATIONAL, EDUCATIONAL, AND EMPLOYMENT COUNSELING, AND URINE SPECIMEN EXAMINATIONS FOR THE PRESENCE OF DRUGS IN AN INDIVIDUAL SYSTEM. THIS FINAL REPORT ON THE PROGRAM COVERS ALL ASPECTS OF THE ADMINISTRATION AND OPERATION OF THE METHADONE MAINTENANCE CLINIC ALONG WITH RECOMMENDATIONS FOR IMPROVEMENTS AND ADDITIONS (E.G., A DRUG FREE COMPONENT). A REPORT OF EXPENDITURE AND STATUS OF DISCRETIONARY GRANT FUNDS IS INCLUDED IN THE REPORT. ADDENDA TO THE REPORT DETAIL PROGRAM ADMISSION CRITERIA (INCLUDING A COPY OF THE ADMISSION APPLICATION FORM), SCREENING AND EVALUATION BOARD PROCEDURES, A COPY OF THE CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE PROSPECTIVE CLIENT AND THE CLINIC, AND A COPY OF THE WEEKLY STAFF/PROGRAM MEMBER CONTACT FORM.
Index Term(s): Drug dependence; Heroin; Methadone maintenance
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