Treatment Research Institute


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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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FREE Training Program for Parents

We are conducting a research study, funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, that offers free training programs for parents who are concerned about their 18-25 year old who is using drugs or alcohol. If you are a parent, guardian or caretaker of a young adult who is using substances and is not willing to get help, you may be eligible. Learn more here.

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Congress Passes Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act

This week, the United States Senate voted overwhelmingly to pass the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA). The Treatment Research Institute worked with our colleagues across the field to advocate for this important piece of legislation, and we celebrate its passage. CARA was introduced to provide resources and incentivize state and local communities to expand…
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Gov. Wolf Announces 20 New Centers to Coordinate Opioid Addiction Treatment

Pennsylvania will open 20 centers around the state by fall to coordinate care for people addicted to opioids, the Wolf administration announced Thursday. The centers – six of them in Southeastern Pennsylvania – will not be new locations, but instead are existing organizations that will function as navigational hubs to coordinate a range of services…
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Obama To Sign Bill To Battle Heroin Addiction

U.S. President Barack Obama will sign legislation passed by Congress aimed at combating a nationwide epidemic of heroin and other opioid addictions, the White House said on Wednesday. After months of wrangling, the Senate voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday, 92-2, to pass the bill that has also been approved by the U.S. House of Representatives. Read…
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