Episode #95 High Truths on Drugs and Addiction with Mark Parrino on Methadone Clinics

Episode 95 October 17, 2022 01:29:48
Episode #95 High Truths on Drugs and Addiction with Mark Parrino on Methadone Clinics
High Truths on Drugs and Addiction
Episode #95 High Truths on Drugs and Addiction with Mark Parrino on Methadone Clinics

Oct 17 2022 | 01:29:48

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Show Notes

Methadone Clinic give methadone, but can they use other medications to treat addiction or assist with other drugs such as methamphetamine? Listen to the conversation with our nation's leader of opioid treatment programs, Mark Parrino. Mark W. Parrino, MPA President, American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence, AATOD Mr. Parrino has been involved in the delivery of health care and substance abuse treatment since 1974. He received both a Baccalaureate in Psychology (1974) and a Masters in Health Policy, Planning and Administration (1982) from New York University. Mr. Parrino served as the Director of the Gramercy Park Medical Group, an outpatient methadone treatment program, from 1980 to 1994. He also served as President of the National Development and Research Institutes, Inc. (NDRI). Mr. Parrino served as the Chair of the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) Consensus Panel for State Methadone Treatment Guidelines, the first Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) published for national distribution. Currently, Mr. Parrino is the President of the American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence (AATOD) and continues to be responsible for the development and implementation of the Association's organizing initiatives. He also serves as the Vice President of the World Federation for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence (WFTOD).

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