Forty Percent or More of Youths Admitted to U.S. Hospitals for Alcohol or Drug Dependence Do Not Receive Treatment During Their Stay

Source: CESAR Fax, 15(49), 12/11/2006

Forty percent or more of the youths ages 20 or younger admitted to U.S. hospitals for substance dependence or related psychoses in 2000 had no documentation of receiving alcohol or drug treatment during their stay, according to an analysis of data from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

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