Waiting Times for Substance Use Treatment in Prisons in Scotland, Oct.-Dec. 2013

"• In October-December 2013, of the 1,192 people who started their first drug or alcohol treatment, 97.5% had waited 3 weeks or less and 78.2% had waited one week or less (Table 1).
"• Of the 27 people who were still waiting to start drug or alcohol treatment at the end of December 2013, 1 person, or 3.7% had been waiting for more than 6 weeks (Table 2).
"• 97.8% of the 269 people who started treatment for alcohol use between October and December 2013 had waited 3 weeks or less (Table 1).
"• 97.4% of the 923 people who started treatment for drug use waited 3 weeks or less (Table 1)."

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Scottish Government, "National Drug and Alcohol Treatment Waiting Times Report" (Edinburgh, Scotland: Information Services Division, NHS National Services Scotland, March 25, 2014), p. 5.
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