Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction

The Effect of Post-Detoxification Housing on Substance Abuse (Rapid Review)

This publication has been archived on the CCSA website and was current when it was published. It is available for reference or research purposes.

Examines the value of post-detoxification housing programs as a treatment method for reducing or abstaining from substance use. Conducted among individuals who met the criteria of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders for opioid dependence and had recently completed a residential detox program, this study concludes that there is insufficient evidence to determine if post-detox housing affects substance use behavior.

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