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Table 9 Characteristics of only the Non-Residential substance treatment units

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

Total = 15
Variable n %
Accessible services in the units   
   Advice to drug users 15 100.0
   Advice to Non-users 12 80.0
   Advice to other service providers 10 66.7
   Legal advice/assistance to users 6 40.0
   Financial assistance to users 4 26.7
   Housing for users 4 26.7
   Education 13 86.7
   Training 11 73.3
   Job finding 5 33.3
   Night shelter 1 6.7
   Drop in sessions 7 46.7
   Relapse Prevention 7 46.7
   Prison work 5 33.3
   Self help Group work 7 46.7
   Counsellor-led group work 10 66.7
   On site Syringe exchange 0 0.0
   Mobile Syringe exchange 0 0.0
   Outreach work 15 100.0
   Drug Testing 2 13.3
   Medical interventions - primary Health care 6 40.0
   Alternative-complementary Therapies 8 53.3
Brochure or other written material   
   Provision of written information to clients about the treatment/services offered (e.g., a brochure or other written material) 6 40.0
Record management   
   Individual records on clients are available 14 93.3
Are individual records identifiable   
   No, only frequency counts of contacts are kept 2 13.3
   Not applicable 1 6.7
   Yes, by anonymous identification (code) 4 26.7
   Yes, by name of client 8 53.3
Medium of record keeping   
   Records are kept on both paper and in the computer 4 26.7
   Records are kept on paper 10 66.7
   Not applicable 1 6.7