National Survey Finds Americans Overwhelmingly Prefer a Presidential Candidate Committed
to Expanding Access to Addiction Treatment
December 1, 2015
BioPortfolio - With less than one year until Election 2016 and as America's addiction
epidemic receives increasing attention from citizens and policymakers, a nationally
representative survey finds that 73% of American voters favor a presidential candidate
willing to expand access to addiction treatment and recovery services. This is a key
finding of the 2015 MAP Recovery Network National Addiction and Recovery Survey commissioned
by MAP Health Management and conducted by national survey research firm,The Mellman
"We need to ensure our country's policies support reimbursement for outcomes-based
addiction treatment, in order for every behavioral healthcare patient to get the help
they need to achieve long-term recovery," said Dr. Thomas G. Kimball, Ph.D., LMFT,
the George C. Miller Family Regents Professor, Director of the Center for the Study
of Addiction and Recovery at Texas Tech University and a Clinical Director with MAP.
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