Effective Treatment for Substance Use Disorders

January 19, 2017 | Addiction Policy Forum

 graphic reading Effective Treatment for Substance Use Disorders

The Addiction Policy Forum's Translating Science into Practice series provides policymakers and practitioners with actionable resources about programs in a comprehensive response to addiction--including prevention, overdose reversal, treatment, recovery support and criminal justice. Our next event in the series, "Effective Treatment for Substance Use Disorders" will be held on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 12 p.m. in 2226 Rayburn House Office Building.
 
The briefing will examine research and promising practices for the delivery of evidence-based treatment for substance use disorders. Panelists will talk about the latest science, research and innovative programs currently being implemented in states and localities that have shown promising results, including the use and delivery of patient-centered care, individualized treatment plans and medication assisted treatment.
 
Sponsored by
The Addiction Policy Forum
The National Criminal Justice Association
 
Honorary Co-Hosts
Addiction, Treatment and Recovery Caucus, U.S. House of Representatives
The Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, U.S. House of Representatives
 
Speakers
  • Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI)
  • Congressman Tim Ryan (D-OH)
  • Dr. Paul Earley – Director-at-Large, American Society of Addiction Medicine
  • Dr. Wilson Compton - Deputy Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Rockville, MD
  • Robert Forman, PhD – Alkermes, Boston, MA
  • Doug Tieman – President & CEO, Caron Treatment Centers
  • Becky Vaughn – Addiction Policy Forum, Washington, D.C.
  • Jessica Nickel – President & CEO, Addiction Policy Forum, Washington, D.C.
 
Watch full video here.  

 

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