• Opioid Legislation Signed into Law by President Trump – October 24, 2018

    President Trump signed the sweeping opioid legislation into law Wednesday afternoon at a White House ceremony. It was a very well attended event, including Cabinet members, legislators, leadership from our field and business leaders, especially from the large pharmacy retail groups.

    Mrs. Trump also made opening remarks reflecting […]

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  • Call for Presentations…#aatod2019

    CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS DEADLINE: January 18, 2019

    EARLY REGISTRATION DEADLINE: January 31, 2019

     

    AATOD is now accepting proposals for workshop and poster presentations for the 2019 AATOD Conference. The conference is being held in sunny Florida, October 19-23, 2019, at the Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort. For more information, please […]

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Register Now for the 2019 AATOD Conference!

Register Now for the 2019 AATOD Conference!

Dear Friends and Colleagues, I am writing on behalf of the 2019 AATOD Conference Committee to encourage your proposals for workshop and poster presentations for the Conference. We will be in beautiful Walt Disney World, Florida, October 19-23, 2019, at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort. The opioid epidemic […]

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Calling for Presentations…

Calling for Presentations…

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

I am writing on behalf of the AATOD Workshop Committee to inform you that we are now accepting proposals for workshop and poster presentations for the 2019 AATOD Conference. The conference is being held in sunny Florida, October 19-23, 2019, at the Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort. […]

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Out of the Shadows: Managing the Opioid Epidemic through the Continuum of Care

Out of the Shadows: Managing the Opioid Epidemic through the Continuum of Care

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

The 2019 AATOD Conference is being held in Orlando, Florida, October 19-23, 2019, at the Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, Florida.

Please join us in sunny Orlando to meet and engage with some of the leading experts from within the field of opioid dependency treatment […]

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Post and Hashtag

Post and Hashtag

We would love to see your AATOD Conference experience through your lens.

Post and Hashtag!

Enter to win a $100 Amazon Giftcard by posting a conference
photo & hashtagging AATOD2018 on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.

#aatod2018

Winner will be announced at the Closing Plenary Session on […]

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THREE POWERFUL PLENARY SESSIONS #aatod2018

THREE POWERFUL PLENARY SESSIONS #aatod2018

As the conference approaches we are all getting really excited. Although we are bracing for a snow storm tomorrow, we are hopeful (and the forecast suggests) that we will have more Spring-like weather by the time the conference begins. We can’t wait to see you and to share all that […]

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Opioid Legislation Signed into Law by President Trump – October 24, 2018

Opioid Legislation Signed into Law by President Trump – October 24, 2018

President Trump signed the sweeping opioid legislation into law Wednesday afternoon at a White House ceremony. It was a very well attended event, including Cabinet members, legislators, leadership from our field and business leaders, especially from the large pharmacy retail groups.

Mrs. Trump also made opening remarks reflecting […]

more »

Call for Presentations…#aatod2019

Call for Presentations…#aatod2019

CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS DEADLINE: January 18, 2019

EARLY REGISTRATION DEADLINE: January 31, 2019

 

AATOD is now accepting proposals for workshop and poster presentations for the 2019 AATOD Conference. The conference is being held in sunny Florida, October 19-23, 2019, at the Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort. For more information, please […]

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Congress MUST ACT to Expand Medicare for Opioid Treatment Programs (OTPs)!

Congress MUST ACT to Expand Medicare for Opioid Treatment Programs (OTPs)!

Phone Calls of Support for Medicare Part B Legislation : This is our last chance to influence the Senate/House Vote with regard to the Medicare coverage for eligible patients in OTPs. Please follow the directions in this link and call your […]

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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 […]

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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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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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