Resource helps navigate addiction treatment options – 1
Narrator: This is NIH Health Matters. I’m Joe Balintfy. The NIH has developed a new resource that will help people struggling with addiction ask the right questions before choosing drug treatment options.
Dowling: It's called Seeking Drug Abuse Treatment: Know what to Ask.
Narrator: Dr. Gaya [GUY-ah] Dowling is from the NIH.
Dowling: It's a booklet that describes five basic questions that people who are looking for drug abuse treatment can ask a treatment program to find out if it would be appropriate for them.
Narrator: The booklet, also available online, is based on an NIH resource describing the principles of drug addiction treatment from a research-based perspective. For details, visit www.drugabuse.gov. Health Matters is produced by the NIH, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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