The 2018 Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment (SUPPORT) for Patients and Communities Act required the Office of National Drug Control Policy to develop a plan to expand treatment of substance use disorder (SUD) in the United States. The plan describes 22 areas of focus in 3 domains: improving efforts to expand early intervention, treatment and recovery support services infrastructure; improve delivery systems, provider efforts and services for people with SUD including special populations; and improve the quality of treatment services. The report also explains the factors that have led to a gap between the number of people needing treatment for SUD and the number of people actually accessing and receiving treatment and provides strategies for addressing these factors.
Funding Source: Office of National Drug Control Policy – Executive Office of the President of the United States
National Drug Control Strategy: National Treatment Plan for Substance Use Disorder (2020)
The Office of National Drug Control Policy's 2020 plan to increase access to and quality of substance use disorder treatment in the United States