Clinical guidelines for withdrawal management and treatment of drug dependence in closed settings
Authors: WHO, WPRO
Publication date: August 2009
ISBN: 978 92 9061 430 2
These WHO guidelines are designed to assist staff of closed settings to provide safe and effective withdrawal management and treatment services for people who use drugs in the Western Pacific Region. For the purposes of this document, “closed settings” refers to prisons, work camps, compulsory drug treatment centres and any other institution in which people are detained.