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Policy Update

NEW! August 2017 Addiction Policy Update


Psychology Today | 9 Tips to Stay Sober on Your Next Vacation


NPR WBUR ‘Here & Now’ | How Changing The Language Of Addiction Affects Policy & Treatment


HealthDay | ’12-Step’ Strategy Boosts Success of Teen Drug Use Program


Healio | Intervention Improves 12-step Attendance in Adolescents with Addiction


Psychology Today | Marijuana Legalization & Answers to Our ‘Drug Problems’


Residential Versus Outpatient Treatment in the US


Better Down the Road? The Long-term Outcomes of Opioid Use Disorder Patients Treated with Medication



Apr 26, 2017

SAMSHA Treatment & Recovery: Research to Practice

This SAMSHA webcast discusses considerations individuals and families should consider when looking for treatment and recovery services. Incorporating some common denominators and age specific factors into an individual’s treatment plan, helps achieve the best outcome. Featuring RRI Director Dr. John F. Kelly and using SAMHSA’s best practice findings, the webcast addresses the key elements to consider and discusses their importance when seeking help.

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May 22, 2017

Pathways to Recovery: Dr. John Kelly, Ph.D. at the ‘From Research to Recovery’ Town Hall

Dr. Kelly talks about the many different pathways to recovery.

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May 23, 2017

Addiction 101: 5 Things About Addiction with Dr. Bruce Liese

The 5 Things Series contains footage of Recovery Research Institute interviews with international experts in addiction treatment and recovery.

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