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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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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New research-based online tool provides guidance and support to help parents intervene with adolescent substance abuse

(Sept. 29, 2015) Philadelphia, PA – Leading scientific experts in addiction and behavioral science have teamed with experts in interactive online and film-based content in order to create solutions for parents wanting to intervene with their child’s substance use. Derived from the empirically-supported treatment method Community Reinforcement And Family Training (CRAFT), the online course, Parent…
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Commentary: “Enabling” Positive Financial Decisions

Until recently, parents looking for strategies on how to support a young person in early recovery had very few credible alternatives. About the best a parent could hope for was cautionary but very non-specific advice about what NOT to do – like, “don’t enable”? But recently, a practical translation of a well-established behavioral research finding…
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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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