Residential substance abuse treatment for Urban American Indians and Alaska Natives

Bentson H. McFarland, R. Dale Walker, Patricia Silk-Walker

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Abstract

The present study examined costs of two residential substance abuse treatment programs designed for urban American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/ANs). Costs for one agency were well within national norms, while costs at the other program were less than expected from nationwide data. Economies of scale accounted for much of the difference between observed and expected costs. Culturally specific residential substance abuse treatment services can be provided to urban AI/ANs within budgets typically found at mainstream programs.

LanguageEnglish (US)
Pages107-126
Number of pages20
JournalAmerican Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research
Volume24
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 2017

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North American Indians
Substance-Related Disorders
Costs and Cost Analysis
Therapeutics
Alaska Natives
American Indian
substance abuse
costs
Substance Abuse
Costs
American Indians
Budgets
budget
economy
Economy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • History
  • Anthropology
  • Psychology(all)
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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