Treatment 101: The Science and Methodologies of Treating Alcohol and Drug Use Disorders
Wednesday, March 02, 2005
Invited Panelists: H. Westley Clark, M.D., J.D., M.P.H., CAS, FASAM, Director, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, SAMHSA; Deni Carise, Ph.D., Director of Treatment Research Institute; Nora D. Volkow, Ph.D., Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA); and Peter F. Luongo, Ph.D., Director of Maryland Alcohol and Drug Abuse Administration.
The field of addiction treatment is dynamic and ever-changing. New behavioral and pharmacological approaches routinely alter the way we think about and address the treatment of those with substance use disorders. This program will examine recent scientific and methodological advances in addiction treatment and explore how they have improved and diversified addiction treatment services.
Ivette Torres, Associate Director for Consumer Affairs, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).