To that end, on December 28, 2017 the Trump administration abruptly halted work on a highly regarded program to help physicians, families, and others separate effective “evidence-based” treatments for substance abuse and behavioral health problems from worthless interventions.
National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices (NREPP)
The program, called the National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices, was launched in 1997 and is run by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Its website lists 453 programs in behavioral health—aimed at everything from addiction and parenting to HIV prevention, teen depression, and suicide-hotline training—that have been shown, by rigorous outcomes measures, to be effective and not quackery. The most recent were added last September.
Our attorney’s at Jamen Lachs Law cannot begin to understand the pain and suffering the families of this tragedy are going through. All the prayers and well wishes offered by our government to the families of those killed or injured don’t amount to much if this is what is going on behind the scenes.