The Impact of Terminating Disability Benefits of Substance Abusers on Substance Use and Treatment Participation
Published in: Psychiatric Services, v. 51, no. 11, Nov. 2000, p. 1371-1372, 1381
In March 1996 Congress terminated SSI and SSDI benefits to individuals disabled primarily by drug addiction and alcoholism. The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of the legislative change on substance use and substance abuse treatment participation among persons whose benefits were continued and among those whose benefits were terminated.
- Copyright: American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc.
- Availability: Non-RAND
- Pages: 3
- Document Number: EP-200011-18
- Year: 2000
- Series: External Publications
This report is part of the RAND Corporation external publication series. Many RAND studies are published in peer-reviewed scholarly journals, as chapters in commercial books, or as documents published by other organizations.
The RAND Corporation is a nonprofit institution that helps improve policy and decisionmaking through research and analysis. RAND's publications do not necessarily reflect the opinions of its research clients and sponsors.