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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Family Resource Center Now Available

Parents and caring loved ones now have access to a central hub of resources that are backed by various degrees of scientific support to those that come from the most notable, national sources. Families can now find resources to prevent drug or alcohol use, intervene early, find treatment and support adolescents and young adults in addiction recovery all in one place. Learn more.


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Treatment Research Institute Approved for $13 Million Research Funding Award by the U.S. Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

The Treatment Research Institute (TRI) has been approved for a five-year, $13 million funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study patient-centered care for opioid use disorders (OUD) in Federally Qualified Health Centers. In response to the U.S. opioid epidemic, TRI has designed a holistic, flexible and patient-centered approach to treating opioid…
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TRI March Newsletter

Stay Connected! Sign up to receive TRI’s monthly eNewsletter here. Integrating Medication Assisted Treatment Best Practices into Drug Courts Effective utilization of medication assisted treatments (MAT) for opioid use disorder has been shown to significantly improve clinical and criminal justice outcomes. As drug courts across the country begin to integrate MAT into their practices as…
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Discussing the Concept of Marijuana as a Solution to the Opioid Epidemic

Heroin and other opioids – highly effective painkillers that include oxycodone, hydrocodone and fentanyl – have been consuming the small, high desert communities in the Southwest. The state of New Mexico has introduced harm-reduction efforts – like syringe exchange services, overdose training and the distribution of naloxone, an injection that can reverse the effects of…
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