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Blending conference translates substance abuse research into practice

Experts will share the latest clinical research with addiction treatment professionals, healthcare providers, policy makers, and others during the April 19th Blending Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. The program is supported by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health, in collaboration with the American Society of Addiction Medicine Annual Medical-Scientific Conference as part of an ongoing initiative to accelerate research findings into practice.

WHAT: Blending Initiative: Accelerating Knowledge Exchange in Substance Abuse Treatment

WHEN: April 19, 2012
8 a.m. 5 p.m.

WHERE: Hilton Atlanta Hotel
255 Courtland St. NE
Atlanta, GA 30303

This year's program includes:

  • Making motivational interviewing techniques accessible to primary care;
  • New approaches to pharmacotherapy for substance use disorders;
  • Screening, brief intervention, referral to treatment (SBIRT): implementation for primary care and/or emergency departments; and
  • HIV testing and intervention in integrated treatment settings.


Contact: NIDA Press Office
NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse

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