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Figure HSR-2. Provision of substitution/maintenance treatment (OST) in the community and availability of OST programmes in the prison system in 2007 (expert rating)


Data were not available for Sweden.

Rating Scales


Full: substitution/maintenance treatment exists in nearly all prisons

Extensive: exists in a majority of prisons but not in nearly all of them

Limited: exists in more than a few prisons but not in a majority of them

Rare: exists in just a few prisons

Community (provision in relation to the needs of target group POUs):

Full: nearly all POU would obtain OST

Extensive: a majority but not nearly all POU would obtain OST

Limited: more than a few but not a majority of POU would obtain OST

Rare: just a few POU would obtain OST


Structured Questionnaire on 'treatment programmes' (SQ27/P1), submitted by NFPs in 2008.

(1) DG Health and Consumer Protection. Final Report on prevention, treatment, and harm reduction services in prison, on reintegration services on release from prison and methods to monitor/analyse drug use among prisoners. SANCO/2006/C4/02.

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