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October 5, 2018

America's Addiction Crisis: Treatment Research Institute Founder on Science-Based Approach to Drug Treatment and Policy

Type: News Tags: Podcast
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This week on Conversations on Health Care, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with renowned addiction expert Dr.Tom McLellan, Founder and CEO of the Treatment Research Institute, committed to promoting evidence-based approaches to drug treatment and drug policy. He discusses addiction as a chronic disorder, the effectiveness of Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) for opioid and alcohol addiction, and the need to improve addiction medicine training for clinicians and health care providers.