Drugs and Society

  • Founded
    1975
  • Seminar Number
    553

This seminar provides a forum for the scholarly exchange of information among key representatives of the chemical dependency research, treatment, prevention, and policy development communities. It seeks to ad- dress the important and complex questions relating to the root causes of chemical dependency and abuse, to examine and evaluate epidemiological studies, to determine the effectiveness of various treatment and prevention strategies, and to discuss the wisdom and value of current international, national, and local policies. Membership is comprised of prominent researchers, established leaders in the treatment and prevention fields, and government policy makers. Speakers in the seminar are drawn from the membership itself and by invitation from other institutions.


Chair
Frank McCorry
famcc127@gmail.com

Rapporteur
Noopur Desai
nd2526@columbia.edu


Meeting dates and locations are subject to change. Please confirm details with the seminar rapporteur.

Welcome

Meetings

09/20/2016 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM
Update: The Prevention and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders in the Era of Health Care Reform
Patricia Lincourt, LCSW, New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services
Abstract




10/25/2016 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM
Parity Implementation: Lessons Learned in Monitoring Compliance with the MHPAEA
Stephen A. Estrine, Ph.D. and the Independent Compliance Administrator Team, SAE and Associates
Abstract




11/15/2016 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM
Harm Reduction- Front Line Public Health
Sharon Stancliff, MD, Medical Director, Harm Reduction Coalition

Allan Clear, Director, Drug User Health, AIDS Institute, NYSDOH
Abstract



12/20/2016 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM
The Housing First Model: Successes and Challenges
Sam Tsemberis,
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01/17/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM

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02/21/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM

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03/21/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM

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04/18/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM

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05/16/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM

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