Heroin in New York City continues to be highly available, and the demand for heroin continues to be high," the OASAS
agencies assess all youths with high substance abuse needs screen scores to determine if there are diagnosed alcohol or drug problems.
According to the new survey funded by OASAS
, 10 percent of adults surveyed said yes to the question, "Did you once have a problem with drugs or alcohol, but no longer do?
The sellers tend to keep on the move in order to not attract attention," reads a 2008 report by OASAS
analysis reports that in recent years, "many cocaine indicators, which had been stable, are beginning to show an increase" and that "in general, the drug still accounts for major problems in New York City.
The process has been transparent, according to providers and state officials, who have authorized the OMH and OASAS
to contract with managed behavioral healthcare organizations.
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5 (2008), available at http://www.
The expertise and guidance provided by OASAS
staff proved invaluable in the furthering of positive goals by both institutions in this study.
ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS: Voluntary agencies that have completed the not-for-profit prequalification process and operate OASAS
certified substance use disorder treatment programs in the state of New York.
and ASAP jointly sponsored the IT survey to gather detailed information on automated systems being used in CD services.
In the first year of implementation OASAS
has achieved 74 percent compliance, Carpenter-Palumbo says.
In collaboration with OMH and OASAS
, Community Care will work with regional providers and other stakeholders on outreach and engagement strategies to ensure that people who need treatment are engaged in, and remain in, care.