The Black Drug Abuser; The Lack of Utilization of Treatment Services

  • Ethel B. Burks
  • Tyron S. Johnson


This assessment of the needs of the black drug abuser in relation to the lack of utilization of treatment services is presented in a conceptual frame of reference pertaining to the unmet needs of the black drug abuser. The complexities of understanding the black drug abuser in all of its interactions are beyond the scope of this paper.


Treatment Service Social Distance Black Community Drug Abuser Social Service Agency 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ethel B. Burks
    • 1
  • Tyron S. Johnson
    • 2
  1. 1.Thee Door of Central Florida, Inc.Winter GardenUSA
  2. 2.Thee Door of Central Florida, Inc.OrlandoUSA

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