TABLE 1 Summary of Recommendations

Strategies

Recommendations

Primary Responsibility

I. Linking research and practice

1. Develop research infrastructure and network of community based drug treatment organizations (CBOs)

NIDA, CSAT

 

2. Research initiative for collaborative studies within CBOs

NIDA, NIAAA

II. Linking research, policy development and treatment implementation

3. Promote university/CBO studies and develop treatment research agenda

States

 

4. CBO incentives to implement targeted treatments

CSAT, states

III. Knowledge development

5. Assist states to develop treatment and outcomes monitoring system

CSAT, NIDA

 

6. Support services research and cost-effectiveness studies

NIDA, NIAAA

IV. Dissemination and knowledge transfer

7. Coordinate activities to synthesize research and provide information to payers

CSAT, NIDA, NIAAA, AHCPR

 

8. Develop evidence-based treatment recommendations—with broad constituency participation

CSAT

V. Consumer participation

9. Develop public awareness programs to increase demand for proven treatment

CSAT, NIDA



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