Document Type

Issue Brief

Publication Date

3-7-2001

Abstract

This issue brief highlights key facts about the impact of substance abuse on welfare reform and recipients of Temporary Assistance to Needy Families, or TANF. After outlining some of the data on the incidence of substance abuse as well as its costs and treatment, it concludes by describing innovative state welfare programs attempting to lower barriers to employment and self-sufficiency.

Comments

Issue brief no. 771

Open Access

yes

 
 

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