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Founded by the same researchers who developed the Addiction Severity Index, the Treatment Research Institute is an independent, nonprofit research and development organization dedicated to science-driven reform of treatment and policy in substance use.

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Announcement: Now Accepting Postdoctoral Training Program Applications

Treatment Research Institute’s postdoctoral training program is a career development opportunity for recent graduates and early career investigators in translational and policy research on addictions.

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Epidemic: Heroin Addiction…Again. What Will It Take This Time?

Last month the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that our country is facing a major public health epidemic. Hint: it isn’t Ebola or SARS. And it isn’t avian flu or any of the other scary sounding public health threats that so often raise alarm bells in the media. What is it? Drug addiction….
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Addiction Field Needs New Model To Make Integrated Care Happen

Health reform is forcing hospitals to address the untreated substance use problems that cause unnecessary re-admissions, but a leading physician and researcher says the current vehicle for integrating general health and substance use treatment has largely failed. TRI’s scientific advisor, David Gastfriend, M.D., talks with Addiction Professional. Read the full article here.

New Next Step Reloadable Prepaid MasterCard Program Helps Curb Impulsive and Compulsive Spending

Next Step Network, LLC, today announced a new program that helps families curtail negative spending behaviors. The reloadable prepaid debit card program is equipped with customizable spending restrictions and tools to easily distribute, manage and monitor spending allowances for cardholders. These features provide an additional level of analysis and oversight not available with traditional prepaid…
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