Alkoholpolitik und Volksgesundheit

Treating Addiction Cuts Health Care Costs

Donnerstag 1. Oktober 2009 von htm

‚Let’s Put Our Money Where The Savings Are‘ Says Howard Meitiner, President And CEO Of Phoenix House. When it comes to drug and alcohol abuse, the allocation of federal and state health care dollars is just plain backward, asserts Howard Meitiner, President and CEO of Phoenix House, the nation’s leading non-profit alcohol and drug abuse treatment and prevention agency. In a thought-provoking opinion piece on the Phoenix House blog, Rising Above Addiction, Mr. Meitiner insists that re-appropriating funds toward treating addiction — rather than treating the expensive symptoms and consequences of addiction — would save not only lives, but vast amounts of money. (Source: Medical News Today, 9/30/09)

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