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Table 1 TREATNET training participating substance abuse treatment units in Nigeria

From: A descriptive survey of types, spread and characteristics of substance abuse treatment centers in Nigeria

Total = 62
   Unit description federal government state government private NGO Total
OFFICIALLY dedicated to substance abuse treatment      
   In the psychiatric department of a university teaching hospital 1 (1.6) 1 (1.6) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 2 (3.2)
   In a specialist psychiatric hospital 7(11.3) 0 (0.0) 1 (1.6) 0 (0.0) 8 (12.9)
   Stand-alone drug dependence treatment unit (not part of a parent hospital) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (1.6) 4 (6.5) 5 (8.1)
   In prison or any other law enforcement institution. 2 (3.2) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 2 (3.2)
   Outreach/preventive unit 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 13(21.0) 13(21.0)
   Drug abuse research (excluding treatment) center 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (1.6) 0 (0.0) 1 (1.6)
   Subtotal 10 (16.2) 1 (1.6) 3 (4.8) 17 (27.1) 31 (50.0)
Not OFFICIALLY dedicated to substance abuse treatment      
   In the psychiatric department of a UNIVERSITY TEACHING hospital 6 (9.7) 2 (3.2) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 8 (12.9)
   In the psychiatric department of a GENERAL hospital 1 (1.6) 3(4.8) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 4 (6.5)
   in a SPECIALIST PSYCHIATRIC hospital 1 (1.6) 1 (1.6) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 2 (3.2)
   In a general medical practice 2 (3.2) 1 (1.6) 1 (1.6) 0 (0.0) 4 (6.5)
   In primary health care setting 1 (1.6) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (1.6)
   in the administrative arm of government, e.g. ministry of health 0 (0.0) 1 (1.6) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (1.6)
   In a counseling support unit for university students 2 (3.2) 2 (3.2) 2 (3.2) 0 (0.0) 6 (9.7)
   University psychology department 2 (3.2) 1 (1.6) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 3(4.8)
   School of nursing/health technology 1 (1.6) 1 (1.6) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 2 (3.2)
   Subtotal 16 (25.8) 12 (19.4) 1 (1.6) 0 (0.0) 31 (50.0)
Grand total 26 (41.9) 13 (21.0) 6 (9.7) 17 (27.4) 62 (100)