Examining Substance Use Disorder Treatment Demand and Provider Capacity in a Changing Health Care System (In Focus Brief)
- Residential and inpatient hospital capacity for SUD treatment is insufficient in many states.
- The availability of evidence-based pharmacotherapy has increased, but challenges to further expansion remain.
- Low wages for SUD treatment providers present challenges for expanding the workforce.
Examining Treatment Demand and Provider Capacity in a Changing Health Care System
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation