Addiction to alcohol and prescription and non-prescription drugs robs millions of individuals and their families of their most productive years. Increased access to effective behavioral health care leads to earlier diagnosis, improved adherence to evidenced-based treatment, better patient outcomes and increased productivity.
- We create new, more effective treatments and interventions. Areas of excellence include college and early age drinking, treatment trials for substance use disorders, integrated models of addiction and co-occurring mental illnesses, opioid and other medication-assisted treatment, and studies in the neuroscience of addictions.
- We offer excellent training opportunities and foster a pipeline of top-notch fellows. Our addictions program is consistently ranked among the top 10 in the country.
- We contribute to state and national issues related to opioid addiction and overdoses.