Receiving Substance Abuse Treatment soon after Detox Reduces Readmission

A SAMHSA-funded Study Shows Receiving Substance Abuse Treatment within 30 Days Following Detoxification Lengthens the Time to Subsequent Relapse:

More than one-quarter of patients receiving publicly funded substance abuse detoxification will have a second detoxification readmission within a year. But if patients receive substance abuse treatment on two or more days within 30 days of discharge from a detoxification admission, time to subsequent relapse and readmission lengthens by 40 percent…