Improving Data Collection for Substance Use Treatment [Policy Brief]
Author: Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction
Summarizes the results of consultations with key informants across jurisdictions on the challenges of collecting and reporting data on substance use treatment. The brief also outlines what has been done in Canada to collect national treatment data and the next steps for having reliable, national-level data on the utilization of substance use treatment. This information is intended to support those at both the federal and jurisdictional levels who are making a business case for increased allocation of resources for data collection and reporting.