• It’s here…#AATOD2018

    The New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) and the Coalition of Medication-Assisted Treatment Providers and Advocates of New York State (COMPA) are pleased to host the AATOD Conference which begins tomorrow, Saturday March 10 through Wednesday, March 14 at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel […]

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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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Welcome from the Conference Volunteers

Welcome from the Conference Volunteers

On behalf of AATOD (the American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence, Inc.), I would like to welcome you to this year’s conference, Advancing & Integrating Specialized Addition Treatment & Recovery and to New York City! The year’s conference promises to continue the tradition of providing attendees with the […]

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2018 Clinic Tours

2018 Clinic Tours

2018 Clinic Tours
Guide to New York City On behalf of the Hospitality Committee, with one week to go, we encourage you to attend the upcoming 2018 AATOD Conference in New York City, March 10-14 at the Marriott Marquis […]

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Accreditation Guidelines

Accreditation Guidelines

The 2018 AATOD Conference, “Advancing & Integrating Specialized Addiction Treatment & Recovery,” is just around the corner! Our cutting-edge conference provides the perfect opportunity to expand your skills and professional network to assist you in your vital role in responding to the opioid crisis. The conference location at the Marriott […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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