OPEN MINDS The Behavioral Health & Social Service Industry Analyst Industry News A recent study found the programs of Straight, Inc. to be highly-effective in reducing adolescent drug abuse. Of the 222 patients surveyed (147 who had completed the program and 75 who withdrew from the program), 65% no longer used alcohol, 74% no longer used marijuana and 81% no longer used amphetamines (compared with 99%, 97%, and 71%, respectively using the substances before treatment.) The outcome study was conducted in 1986 for patients who had been admitted to the . . .
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