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.
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.
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. Fellows will work closely with TRI Senior Scientists and implement a personalized training program that includes active involvement in ongoing research, participation in seminars and structured mentoring.
The article “Another study debunks SBIRT as route to treatment” in the June 1 issue of ADAW did not accurately represent my previous or current viewpoint on the value of SBI. I am now and have always been in favor of SBI. When at ONDCP I helped reserve $25 million for SBI as a means…
The Kennedy Forum, the behavioral health policy organization founded by former Congressman Patrick J. Kennedy (D-R.I.), convened in Boston on June 9 for its 2015 Conference. The gathering brought together national leaders from government, public policy, service delivery, advocacy, and research to discuss the latest issues and trends in mental health, addiction and recovery. Central…
Philadelphia, PA (June 10, 2015) – Treatment Research Institute (TRI) today announced that its evidence-based triage instrument for problem-solving courts (RANT®), is now utilized in more than 250 drug courts across the country. This tool rapidly generates profiles of offender criminogenic risks and clinical needs which are critical to improving decision-making for drug court judges…