Working together to support organizations, groups and individuals that prevent
and alleviate the consequences of alcoholism and substances in New York State.

2015-2016 Advocacy Papers

       Prevention       Treatment       Recovery      Quality Improvements
       Workforce      Business Practices


ASAP Conference Presentations Now Available! 

CASA-MCTAC - Samuel Ball

Beacon Health Services - Dr. Jorge Petit

The Future of BH Services - Becky Vaughan

Precise Data for Imprecise Behavior Why National Standards Make a Difference - David Gastfriend, M.D.

101- Executive Leadership Track 5 Ways Data Can Future-Proof Your Agency- Reducing Anxiety in a Sea of Change

103 - Innovative & New Medications to Treat our Worst Nightmare  -- New York States Opioid Epidemic Crisis

104 - Recovery Through Entrepreneurship- Overcoming Criminal Justice Stigma

105- The Business Case for Implementing Recovery Coaching in an Outpatient Program

106 - Creating Inclusive Substance Abuse Services for the LGBTQ Community

203 - Using Perception of Care Surveys to Demonstrate Improved Quality and Outcome within Treatment and Recovery Programs

301 - Executive Leadership Track- Population Health - Re-Imagining Integration and Leveraging Patient Activation

304 - Trauma-Informed Recovery- From What's Wrong to What Happened

306 - Clinical Practice Guides for Adolescent Substance Use Treatment

308 - Ancillary Stabilization and Withdrawal - Stabilizing the Patient in a Comprehensive Treatment Setting

401 - Executive leadership Track-Improving Patient Outcomes - Moving to a Value-Based Agenda

409 - Utilization Management The Role of the LOCADTR in Partnering with Managed Care

501- Executive Leadership Track Revenue Cycle Management Transition to Managed Care

502 - Transitioning Clients from Treatment to Long-Term Recovery

503 - Can't Simply Legislate Our Way Out!
504 - Engagement Strategies in Clinical Settings 

508 - CD-DSRIP-HH- How to Find Nourishment From This Alphabet Soup
Managed Care and Insurance Institute

Integrating Antagonist Medications Into Residential Treatment

Perception of Care


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Friday, January 30, 2015
The Wyndham New Yorker Hotel
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Utilize ASAP's position papers as a platform for advocacy efforts to realize an investment of resources into substance use disorders prevention, treatment, and recovery support services.

Reach out TODAY to your Assembly representatives (For contact info go to: or call518-455-4100) and to your Senators (for contact info go to: or call 518-455-2800)

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