The Ministry of health wants to equalize hostsentry and NGOs the right of assistance to drug addicts


RIA Novosti

MOSCOW, August 10. /TASS/. The Ministry of health of Russia intends to equate the state and non-state centres of rights to assist people with alcohol and drug abuse. This was reported to journalists on Thursday, the chief non-staff specialist-psychiatrist Ministry of health of Russia Yevgeny Bryun.

“We have prepared a bill, which in September will represent… provides that all state and non-state centers that assist patients with drug addiction and alcoholism will be on a par… Will be introduced some rules work,” he said.

According to him, the bill provides that non-state centers must obtain a medical license for the provision of medical care. Now such obligations of non-state rehabilitation centers no. The Bruin noted that to calculate the effectiveness of a drug treatment is almost impossible. “It is believed that around 12%, we remove from consideration in connection with the recovery,” he added.

The Ministry of health, according to the psychiatrist, continues to follow the path of identifying, profilakticheski and directed addiction treatment. He also recalled that, at the moment the Agency is working to identify and work with patients suffering from drug abuse, in primary care.