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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Why Do We Shame People for Drug Use?

Substance use disorder is a chronic brain disease, full stop. But you wouldn’t know it from how drug abuse is dismissed by some people, especially when the addict is rich or famous. Some in the public might question the person’s judgment, or assume their resources might insulate them from the consequences of their behavior. People with…
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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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