TITLE

WHO Documents Worldwide Need for Better Drug Abuse Treatment--and Access to It

AUTHOR(S)
Kuehn, Bridget M.
PUB. DATE
August 2012
SOURCE
JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;8/1/2012, Vol. 308 Issue 5, p442
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information on the demand of the World Health Organization (WHO) on the treatment of drug use disorders. According to the WHO drug use disorders is a global problem but many countries do not take it in consideration. According to director of the department of mental health and substance abuse of the WHO Shekhar Saxena, depending on drug is a disorder that can be treated. It informs that the only two percent of the population in the countries like the U.S. and Spain suffers from drug use disorders.
ACCESSION #
78210994

 

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