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Table 1 Awareness of AOD specific treatment options and treatment utilization for methamphetamine withdrawal management

From: Treatment utilization and barriers to treatment: Results of a survey of dependent methamphetamine users

Treatment option Treatment awareness n (%) (n = 126) Treatment utilization n (%) (n = 125)
Drug counseling 121 (96%) 28 (22%)
Narcotics Anonymous 113 (90%) 14 (11%)
Residential/inpatient withdrawal 98 (78%) 19 (15%)
Outpatient withdrawal 73 (58%) 5 (4%)
General practitioner (GP)a n/a 9 (7%)
Therapeutic communityb n/a 8 (6%)
  1. aGP (not AOD specific)
  2. bAwareness of therapeutic communities was not asked