National Council’s Infographic Addresses the Role of Mental Health and Substance Abuse on Mortality

November 10th, 2015

According to the infographic community-based addiction treatment can lead to a:

  • 35% reduction in inpatient costs
  • 39% reduction in ER costs; and
  • 26% reduction in total medical costs

View the infographic

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