Diversion Control Division, US Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration

Narcotic Treatment Programs Best Practice Guideline

APPENDIX A

ANSWERS TO FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

NTPs as well as other professionals concerned with narcotic addiction treatment often direct questions to DEA about the ordering and receipt of medication, addiction treatment outside a traditional NTP setting, destruction of medication, recordkeeping and security requirements, NTP personnel, and other issues. Frequently asked questions on these topics and their answers are found below.

For additional information on these topics it is recommended that you refer to the appropriate section of this document.

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