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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Now Accepting Applications for Behavioral Research Scientists and Policy Experts

TRI is seeking behavioral research scientists and policy experts at various stages of their career committed to the creation, evaluation, and dissemination of science-based, practical applications to address addiction.

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Why Drug Rehab Is Outdated, Expensive, and Deadly

Unless you’ve been in treatment yourself or have a friend or family member who’s been addicted to opiates, you probably have no idea what a mess America has made of treating opioid addiction. The vast majority of addicts who enter treatment programs fail multiple times—not because they are incapable of recovery, but because they’ve been…
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An Opioid Treatment Model Spawns Imitators

Operated by Johns Hopkins Hospital and located two blocks from its main campus, the Broadway Center — or “911” as it’s called because of its address at 911 N. Broadway — has provided methadone maintenance therapy for people with opioid addiction for more than two decades. But unlike most of the roughly 1,400 methadone clinics…
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Legislators, Health Experts Dissect Policies to Fight Drug Overdoses

Ask seven different people to name the best public policy in the prevention and fight against drug overdose in New Jersey, you’ll get seven different answers. “The first thing that has to happen is the public to start demanding the kind of quality prevention and treatment that really is available,” said Thomas McLellan, chairman of the Board…
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