Dealing with Drug Abuse

A Report to the Ford Foundation


Patricia M. Wald, Co-chairman, Peter Barton Hutt, Co-chairman

James V. DeLong, Executive Director

Edgar May, Annette Abrams, Peter A. Wilson, Peter B. Goldberg, John F. Holahan, Paul A. Hermingsen, Andrew T. Weil, M.D.


Foreword, by McGeorge Bundy

Preface, by Patricia M. Wald and Peter Barton Hutt

The Drug Abuse Survey Project:

Summary of Findings, Conclusions, and Recommendations, by Patricia M. Wald and Peter Barton Hutt

Staff Papers

1. The Drugs and Their Effects, by James V. DeLong

2. Drug Education, by Patricia M. Wald and Annette Abrams

3. Treatment and Rehabilitation, by James V. DeLong

4. The Economics of Heroin, by John F. Holahan, with the assistance of Paul A. Henningsen

5. Federal Expenditures on Drug-Abuse Control, by Peter B. Goldberg and James V. DeLong

6. Altered States of Consciousness, by Andrew T. Weil, M.D.

7. Narcotics Addiction and Control in Great Britain, by Edgar May

The Contributors