• Fentanyl Kills

    We mourn the loss of another great legend due to a drug overdose. #fentanylkills #riptompetty

    Some quick FACTS about the dangers of Fentanyl:
    Fentanyl has been manufactured by a number of pharmaceutical companies for the management of severe, chronic pain. There are just over one […]

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  • The Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in the Justice System Fact Sheet is now available.

    This Fact Sheet is intended to separate anecdote and ideology from evidence and fact. AATOD hopes that this Fact Sheet will guide representatives, especially in the justice system, to better understand how federally approved medications are best used in treating opioid use disorder. We welcome all feedback. Click HERE […]

    Learn More »

  • Recommendations in Siting New OTPs in the United States

    As many of our associates know, OTPs are expanding throughout the United States, responding to the increasing need to access comprehensive treatment, which is the hallmark of well-run opioid treatment programs. The AATOD Board of Directors agreed to release recommendations to the field for siting new opioid treatment programs throughout […]

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  • Full Conference Registration Brochure is Now Available!

    We are delighted to share the Registration Brochure for the 2018 AATOD Conference, taking place at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel in Times Square, March 10-14, 2018.

    We are excited to announce that the 2018 AATOD Conference Promotional Video is now ready to view. Vickie Walters, who chaired […]

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Join Us For a Special Evening. #aatod2018

Join Us For a Special Evening. #aatod2018

Join us during the 2018 AATOD Conference in NYC at the Marriott Marquis for the Awards Banquet on Monday night, March 12, 2018.

We will be honoring those individuals who have embodied the spirit of Drs. Nyswander and Dole by making outstanding contributions to the field of opioid treatment.  […]

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Your Ultimate Workshop Guide to the 2018 AATOD Conference

Your Ultimate Workshop Guide to the 2018 AATOD Conference

Greetings and Happy New Year!

 

I am writing on behalf of the AATOD Workshop Committee to share some exciting news about the 2018 AATOD Conference, which will be held in in the heart of Times Square at the New York Marriott Marquis from March 10-14, 2018.

 

True to […]

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Note from the AATOD Hospitality Committee – New York 2018

Note from the AATOD Hospitality Committee – New York 2018

Dear Colleagues,

I am writing on behalf of the AATOD Hospitality Committee to remind you that registration is open for the next AATOD Conference!

The 2018 Conference will be held in the New York Marriott Marquis in the heart of Times Square from March 10-14, 2018.

Many attractions are […]

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2018 Conference Registration Brochure is Now Available

2018 Conference Registration Brochure is Now Available

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

I am delighted to share the Registration Brochure for the 2018 AATOD Conference, taking place at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel in Times Square, March 10-14, 2018.

Our Workshop Committee has crafted a rich learning experience with highly regarded presenters that includes new information to build […]

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Workshop Committee Update…

Workshop Committee Update…

Greetings! I am writing on behalf of the AATOD Workshop Committee to share the exciting news about the 2018 AATOD Conference to be held in March 10-14, 2018 at the New York Marriott Marquis in the heart of New York City’s Times Square. True to the conference theme, Advancing […]

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Fentanyl Kills

Fentanyl Kills

We mourn the loss of another great legend due to a drug overdose. #fentanylkills #riptompetty

Some quick FACTS about the dangers of Fentanyl:
Fentanyl has been manufactured by a number of pharmaceutical companies for the management of severe, chronic pain. There are just over one […]

more »

Release of the End of the Year Newsletter

Release of the End of the Year Newsletter

We are pleased to announce the release of the End of the Year AATOD Newsletter (Special Edition). Please click HERE to view the full version of the AATOD Newsletter (PDF).

In this special issue, you will read about the following topics written by several of our Board members and […]

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Webinar Recording Will Become Available Soon… Increasing Medicaid Utilization for OTPs: #6

Webinar Recording Will Become Available Soon… Increasing Medicaid Utilization for OTPs: #6

AATOD will produced a third and final Medicaid webinar for 2017. This webinar was designed to increase interest in utilizing Medicaid and other third-party reimbursement for OTPs. Our ultimate goal was to have every state in the United States, providing Medicaid reimbursement for Medicaid-eligible patients seeking care and being treated […]

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The Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in the Justice System Fact Sheet is now available.

The Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in the Justice System Fact Sheet is now available.

This Fact Sheet is intended to separate anecdote and ideology from evidence and fact. AATOD hopes that this Fact Sheet will guide representatives, especially in the justice system, to better understand how federally approved medications are best used in treating opioid use disorder. We welcome all feedback. Click HERE […]

more »

Recommendations in Siting New OTPs in the United States

Recommendations in Siting New OTPs in the United States

As many of our associates know, OTPs are expanding throughout the United States, responding to the increasing need to access comprehensive treatment, which is the hallmark of well-run opioid treatment programs. The AATOD Board of Directors agreed to release recommendations to the field for siting new opioid treatment programs throughout […]

more »

Welcome to AATOD’s Website!

Mark W. Parrino, M.P.A.

Dear Friend and Colleagues,

We have been extremely active in 2017 in working with federal and state agencies in addition to treatment providers with regard to a number of critical policy topics. We have been working to increase Medicaid reimbursement for OTPs. The most recent examples are Georgia in 2016, […]

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Blog # 4

Written by Mark W. Parrino, MPA – AATOD President
April 27, 2017

As many of our readers know, it has been impossible to pick up a paper or watch television news without hearing a story about the current opioid addiction crisis in America. President Trump recently appointed Governor Christie […]

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Blog # 3

Written by Mark W. Parrino, MPA – AATOD President
December 8, 2015

Focus on the Use of Medications to Treat Opioid Addiction

This has been an incredibly dynamic year with regard to the implementation of federal and state policies to increase access to treatment for opioid addiction.

In many […]

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Blog # 2

Written by Mark W. Parrino, MPA – AATOD President
October 22, 2013

We are in the final stages of conference planning and many of AATOD’s leading initiatives will be discussed during the course of this five day conference. Most of our associates have been following the announcements of this […]

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Blog # 1

Written by Mark W. Parrino, AATOD President
December 6, 2012

This represents our first blog. More will follow based on initial responses. You are free to make comments, which can be added to our website. This represents a slightly more informal way of communicating what AATOD is doing in […]

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