Moving beyond access : towards a quality-orientated substance abuse treatment system in South Africa
Myers, Bronwyn J.
Parry, Charles D. H.
Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)
There is growing concern about the increased demand for and limited access to substance abuse treatment in South Africa.1 The government has responded by allocating more money to the delivery of substance abuse treatment, expanding the number of state-funded treatment slots, and training additional health and social workers to deliver these services, particularly in provinces where the prevalence of substance-related problems is high, such as the Western Cape.
The original publication is available at http://www.samj.org.za
Substance abuse -- Treatment -- South Africa
Myers, B.J., Petersen, Z., Kader, R. & Parry, C.D.H. 2012. Moving beyond access: towards a quality-orientated substance abuse treatment system in South Africa. South African Medical Journal, 102(8):667-668, doi:10.7196/SAMJ.5990.