Mental Health Reform Act of 2015

S.1945 — 114th Congress (2015-2016) To make available needed psychiatric, psychological, and supportive services for individuals with mental illness and families in mental health crisis, and for other purposes. Table of Contents: TITLE I—ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS Sec. 101. Assistant Secretary for mental health and substance use disorders. Sec. 102.…

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The Medication Assisted Treatment Debate

There is an understandable general reluctance in the addiction treatment community to Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT). In the past, MATs have proven to be of questionable reliability, at best, particularly since many substance abusers sought to use it as a quick fix, and did not combine it with coterminous behavioral modification. Many were simply substituting…