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PB2 Performance Report for the Substance Abuse Subprogram, Report No. 98-49, February 1999
 
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  • The Legislature cannot use the PB² measures to assess the performance of the Department of Children and Families' Substance Abuse Subprogram because of questionable performance data for Fiscal Year 1997-98.
  • To enable an assessment of the subprogram's performance, the department must improve the reliability of its performance data. The department has made efforts to improve its data collection and verification processes in order to enhance the reliability of performance data for the 1998-99 fiscal year.
  • Suggested modifications to the proposed Fiscal Year 1999-2000 measures and standards should allow the Legislature to evaluate program outcomes.

Which Government Program Summaries contain related information?

Substance Abuse Program
Mental Health Services

What other OPPAGA-related materials are available?

  • Report No. 05-07 Centralizing DCF Substance Abuse and Mental Health Programs Provides Benefits But Also Challenge, published in February 2005.
  • Report No. 99-09 Justification Review of the Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Mental Health Program, published in September 1999.
  • Report No. 98-52 PB² Performance Report for the Adult Community Mental Health Subprogram, published in  February 1999.
  • Report No. 98-43 PB² Performance Report for the Children's Mental Health Subprogram, published in January 1999.
  • Report No. 97-61 Review of the Efficacy of Community-Based Services to Severely and Persistently Mentally Ill Persons, published in  March 1998.

Copies of this report in print or alternate accessible format may be obtained by telephone (850/488-0021), by FAX (850/487-9213), in person, or by mail (OPPAGA Report Production, Claude Pepper Building, Room 312, 111 W. Madison St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-1475).
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