Research and analysis

Summary of key findings from the Drug Treatment Outcomes Research Study (DTORS)

Home Office Research Report 23 was a multi-component study commissioned to look at the results of DTORS.

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Summary of key findings from the Drug Treatment Outcomes Research Study (DTORS) (PDF file - 306kb)

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Home Office Research Report 23 was commissioned to refresh the evidence base in light of changes to the treatment landscape since the NTORS study. The study included:

  • an outcome study based on a survey of nearly 2,000 treatment clients with 2 follow up surveys, between 3-5 months and at 12 months;
  • a qualitative assessment based on interviews with treatment clients and practitioners; and,
  • a cost-benefit analysis.
Published 14 December 2009