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J Health Polit Policy Law (2001) 26 (6): 1261–1290.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Shama Gamkhar; Shao-Chee Sim Are the federal Alcohol and Drug Abuse (ADA) block grant funds substituting for or supplementing state and local government spending on substance abuse?Using panel data on state and local government substance abuse programs, this study explores the fiscal effects...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1994) 19 (1): 227–232.
Published: 01 February 1994
...David Mechanic Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 David Mechanic Rutgers University The initial Clinton health care reform proposal for the mental health/ substance abuse (MHISA...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2015) 40 (4): 797–819.
Published: 01 August 2015
... with substance abuse disorders. The prevalence of these disorders is high, and these individuals often suffer from comorbid chronic medical and social conditions. This article examines the extent to which the nation's fourteen thousand specialty substance abuse treatment (SAT) organizations, which have a daily...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1990) 15 (2): 357–385.
Published: 01 April 1990
... demand for drug treatment in the 1970s and 1980s has produced a new drug treatment system that suffers from many of the policy problems common to the rest of health care. Drug abuse in the workplace has resulted in much wider coverage of substance abuse services by insurance companies and HMOs...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2000) 25 (4): 623–652.
Published: 01 August 2000
... attention is being focused on the individual characteristics of participants themselves,particularly specific diagnoses that might reduce employability. This article focuses on substance abuse and mental health problems among single mothers and examines their relationship to welfare receipt. We analyze data...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1996) 21 (4): 751–768.
Published: 01 August 1996
... on the intended services or use budgetary strategies to appear to be in compliance with maintenance-of-effort provisions but then reallocate block grant funds from the targeted program. We studied the effect of the Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health block grant program on state substance abuse expenditures...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2000) 25 (3): 473–498.
Published: 01 June 2000
.... The greatest impetus for the revised discourse, however, was the eruption of a “moral panic”over crack cocaine use. By linking fetal harm to substance abuse, the panic suggested it was in the public's interest to control the behavior of pregnant women. © 2000 by Duke University Press 2000 Alcoholic...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2014) 39 (6): 1135–1172.
Published: 01 December 2014
... one-quarter of nonprofit service organizations — mostly providers offering substance abuse and mental health treatment in conjunction with other services — report receiving Medicaid reimbursements, although very few are overly reliant on these funds. We also find Medicaid-funded social service...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2002) 27 (5): 731–772.
Published: 01 October 2002
... levels of public support for the notion of employer obligation involving medical care, long-term care, and the treatment of substance abuse. Our evidence suggests that lessons about the performance of institutions in each of these policy domains represent the most important effect of existing policy...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2006) 31 (5): 945–980.
Published: 01 October 2006
... of welfare applicants and recipients, as well as ethnographic data on welfare reform implementation, we examine three hypotheses based on concerns raised during the welfare reform debate about the possible effects of new policies on substance abusers and addicts: First, they would be “scared off...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2006) 31 (3): 643–656.
Published: 01 June 2006
... and substance abuse, however, the unregulated market may not cover a benefit at all, leaving people with less coverage and less choice. Finally, the report stresses the importance of linking costs to quality. Such a linkage is likely to lead to a health care system in which poor people obtain poor-quality care...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1997) 22 (4): 937–992.
Published: 01 August 1997
... for community-based reforms is much lower for medical care than for other social needs, including some health-related concerns such as long-term care and the treatment of substance abuse. Statistical analyses suggest several possible explanations for the lower support for community-based medical care...
Published: 01 December 2014
mental health or substance abuse services with an operating budget of less than $200,000 per year. This baseline case also serves caseloads that are less than 50 percent black and less than 50 percent female. To calculate the baseline predicted probabilities, all other variables in the model are set More
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1979) 4 (1): 87–108.
Published: 01 February 1979
...James Christopher Anthony The Controlled Substances Act (CSA) is the prevailing “drug abuse” control statute in the United States. Its manifest objective is to prevent or reduce drug use's “substantial and detrimental effect on the health and general welfare of the American people.” Evaluating...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2013) 38 (2): 299–343.
Published: 01 April 2013
... . American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Substance Abuse . 1990 . “Drug-Exposed Infants.” Pediatrics 86 , no. 4 : 639 – 42 . American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Committee on Ethics . 1987 . ACOG Committee Opinion 55: Patient Choice: Maternal-Fetal Conflict...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (2): 341–364.
Published: 01 April 2020
.... Yet, more than half of US counties lack physicians who can prescribe buprenorphine, leaving 30 million people without access (Rosenblatt et al. 2015 ). The staff problem is widespread: a lack of social workers, credentialed alcoholism and substance abuse counselors (CASACs), and nurse...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1976) 1 (3): 338–354.
Published: 01 June 1976
... abuse has been viewed as one of “bad users” rather than “bad substances.” This regard of alcoholism has helped exonerate the majority of drinkers and the alcohol industry from responsibility. However, mounting epidemiological evidence demonstrates that a primary factor in rates of diseases...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2016) 41 (5): 873–916.
Published: 01 October 2016
... .” Substance Abuse 35 : 217 – 21 . Bullock H. E. , Wyche K. F. , and Williams W. R. 2001 . “ Media Images of the Poor .” Journal of Social Issues 57 : 229 – 46 . Burstein P. 2003 . “ The Impact of Public Opinion on Public Policy: A Review and an Agenda .” Political...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1993) 18 (4): 983–992.
Published: 01 August 1993
... Books, 1989. 321 pp. $19.95 cloth. The public discussion of what has come to be called substance abuse is in a curious phase of development. Smoking, drinking, and the use of illicit drugs are high on public health and social control agendas. Yet open dis- cussion of the assumptions behind...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1994) 19 (2): 335–360.
Published: 01 April 1994
.... Balisy , Sam S. 1987 . Maternal Substance Abuse: The Need to Provide Legal Protection for the Fetus. Southern California Law Review 60 : 1209 -38. Barr , Helen M. , Ann Pytkowicz Streissguth, Betty L. Darby, and Paul D. Sampson. 1990 . Prenatal Exposure to Alcohol, Caffeine, Tobacco...