Experts Say We Have the Tools to Fight Addiction. So Why Are More Americans Overdosing Than Ever?

New York Times article, June 24, 2022


In between talking to students in auditoriums and working to merge agencies in Albany, Mrs. Marquesano was thinking about one other area that seemed ripe for reform: the interactions between clinicians and clients. The idea of “no wrong door” made intuitive sense to her, but if clinicians weren’t given the tools or training to treat mental health and substance use disorders together, then nothing would change. “We need to put something behind all these doors that actually works,” she found herself saying over and over in meetings and conversations. Read the full article


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