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Center for Mental Health and Addiction Policy Research

Center for Mental Health and Addiction Policy Research

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The Center for Mental Health and Addiction Policy Research provides a dynamic, solution-oriented institutional home for the diverse research and education efforts at the Bloomberg School in the areas of mental health and addiction policy.

The Center brings together faculty and trainees from the fields of: services and economics; statistics and methodology; communication research and implementation science to use a public health approach to strengthen mental health and addiction services and systems in the United States, and to train a new generation of policy researchers in this field.

Learn about training opportunities for students in research and teaching careers in mental health and addiction policy research; and the faculty affiliated with our center.

Mental Health and Addiction Care

Rethinking: Mind and Body

We can't retreat from hard-won victories in mental health and addiction care.

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Opioid Addiction

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Administered for pain, drugs like OxyContin have taken a massive toll.

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About Us

Our aim is to improve the lives of persons with mental illness and addiction through engaging in policy research, translating research evidence into policy and practice, and training a next generation of mental health and addiction policy researchers.

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Research

Our faculty and students are conducting research studies in the areas of mental health and addiction services and economics, statistics and methodology, communication, and implementation science.

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