….Save-the-Date…September 8-9, 2003
Colorado Blending Conference Scheduled|
NIDA to Host "Blending Clinical Practice and Research:
Forging Partnerships in the Rocky Mountain States to Enhance Drug Addiction Treatment"
||A two-day conference which will bring together clinicians and researchers to examine cutting-edge scientific findings about drug use and addiction and their application to clinical practice.
||As in other fields of medicine, a gap exists in the drug abuse treatment field
between clinical practice and scientific research. By bringing
together leading drug abuse treatment clinicians and researchers,
this conference will provide an opportunity to further bridge
||The National Institute on Drug Abuse and the Rocky Mountain Clinical Trials
Network (CTN) Node, together with the University of Colorado
Health Sciences Center, Colorado Department of Health Services,
Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division, and the Signal Behavioral Health
Network, Inc. have organized the symposium.
||Monday and Tuesday, September 8 - 9, 2003
||The Westin Westminster
|WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
||Drug treatment counselors, social workers, healthcare providers,
criminal justice staff, marriage and family counselors, public
health workers, physicians, researchers interested in drug abuse
and addiction issues, and the media are encouraged to attend.
||More details about the conference will be posted on NIDA's
website at www.drugabuse.gov
and a registration website will be available on May 1, 2003,
The National Institute on Drug Abuse is a component of the National
Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
NIDA supports more than 85 percent of the world's research on the
health aspects of drug abuse and addiction. The Institute carries
out a large variety of programs to ensure the rapid dissemination
of research information and its implementation in policy and practice.
Fact sheets on the health effects of drugs of abuse and information
on NIDA research and other activities can be found on the NIDA home
page at http://www.drugabuse.gov