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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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The Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act: What You Should Know

Earlier this year, the Comprehensive Addiction Recovery Act (CARA) was re-introduced in both chambers of Congress in effort to provide resources and incentivize state and local communities to expand drug treatment, prevention and recovery efforts. It is the most expansive federal, bipartisan legislation to date for addiction support services.

The Treatment Research Institute encourages the advancement of this bill to passage and supports efforts of like-minded organizations in the field advocating on its behalf. TRI will continue to follow the movement of this legislation and post updates here.

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May IMPACTS Newsletter now available

Read below or Download the PDF here. Want to receive this information from TRI directly in your inbox? Sign up for our E-Newsletter today.   Delivering HIV Risk Reduction Services in Drug Courts Drug court month is a time to recognize and celebrate the nation’s continued and growing interest in rethinking the relationship between addiction…
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Addressing Rural Area Drug Addiction Key To Reducing Spread OF Hepatitis C

Every year, hepatitis C kills significantly more Americans than HIV. Yet the liver-attacking virus doesn’t get nearly the popular respect, or trigger the same fears. That understated reputation will be both a help and a hindrance as the public health community tries to control the spread of the virus. New cases of hepatitis C rose…
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Inside The “Epidemic” Of Prescription Painkiller Abuse

While prescription drug abuse is most common here in the United States other places, like Europe, Southern Africa and South Asia are also seeing a rise. CCTV America’s Mike Walter talked about the problem with Dr. David Gastfriend. Watch the CCTV America’s clip here (scroll down)