TITLE

VA Faces Challenges in Providing Substance Use Disorder Services and Is Taking Steps to Improve These Services for Veterans

AUTHOR(S)
Williamson, Randall B.
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;3/10/2010, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Document
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) which looks into the challenges experienced by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). It cites several challenges faced by VA officials and providers in providing services for substance use disorder (SUD), such as service access and specific treatments for veterans. It notes the efforts of VA to improve SUD services including the promotion of evidence-based treatments and monitoring its effectiveness.
ACCESSION #
48809365

 

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