The state government is the most important financing method for prevention services of SUD.
There is no government unit or budget line responsible for the prevention or treatment of SUD.
Treatment services for SUD are primarily self- funded and is mainly delivered by psychologists, psychiatrists and social workers.
There is pharmacotherapy available for opioid dependency and alcohol withdrawal.
There are specialist inpatient and outpatient services for alcohol and drug detoxification.
Columbia relies on support from NGOs for treatment of SUD.
Columbia has introduced both school and community based programmes that educate the population about the negative impact of alcohol and drugs.
Regular mass media programmes educating about SUD.
Aerial and manual spraying of coca plantations with herbicides.
With regards to harm reduction, in September 2012 the government of Bogota launched a programme called CAMAD. These are mobile drug centres located in marginalised inner city neighbourhoods where medical and social workers provide care to drug addicts.