A Washington Study on the Economic Impacts of Evidence-Based Treatment

Evidence-based Treatment of Alcohol, Drug, and Mental Health Disorders: Potential Benefits, Costs, and Fiscal Impacts for Washington State / June 2006. (WSIPP Report # 06-06-3901)

This report from the Washington State Institute for Public Policy was written at the reqest of the Washington State Legislature to help estimate whether evidence-based treatment offered economic advantages, and if so what the fiscal savings would be to the state and residents of Washington. Findings indicate:
1. Evidence-based treatment works.
2. The economics look attractive.
3. The potential is significant.

View the report at http://www.wsipp.wa.gov/rptfiles/06-06-3901.pdf


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