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The Institute serves as a valuable resource for members of the press seeking experts on behavioral healthcare policy, treatment, reimbursement, and other topics. Among our experts available for interviews:

• Doug Edwards is the Director of the Institute for the Advancement of Behavioral Healthcare and has been in the field 17 years.

• Gary Enos is the Editor of Addiction Professional and is one of the country’s longest-serving journalists covering the behavioral healthcare field.

• Julie Miller is the Editor-in-Chief of Behavioral Healthcare Executive and has years of experience in covering healthcare policy and reimbursement.

The Institute can also arrange interviews with speakers at its events and thought leaders across the country.

Contact Erin Murphy at to arrange an interview.


Year in review

2017 Institute for the Advancement of Behavioral Healthcare Year in Review

Institute announcements

President Clinton to Address Opioid Epidemic at Nation's Largest Drug Abuse Summit
U.S. Surgeon General to Address Opioid Epidemic at Nation's Largest Drug Abuse Summit
National Addiction Conference Renamed to Include Focus on Alcohol
The Institute for the Advancement of Behavioral Healthcare and Dominion Diagnostics Announce Extended Partnership in Addiction Treatment Education
Announcing the National Cocaine, Meth & Stimulant Summit
American Medical Association To Highlight Its Work on Opioid Epidemic at the Rx Summit
The Honorable Maggie Hassan (D-NH) to Deliver Welcome Address at the New England Summit for Clinical Excellence Focusing on the Opioid Crisis
National Sheriffs’ Association and National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit to Work Together to Address Opioid Crisis
The Institute for the Advancement of Behavioral Healthcare Charitable Giving Surpasses $200K Grant-Making Goal
Federation of State Physician Health Programs to Support 2018 National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit
Addiction Professional Announces the 2017 Outstanding Clinical Care Award Winners
Behavioral Healthcare Executive Announces 2017 Champions
National Safety Council partners on 2018 National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit
Institute for the Advancement of Behavioral Healthcare earns top journalism awards
IABHC Fund awards micro-grant to Hope House
IABHC Fund awards two micro-grant
IABHC Fund awards grants to four not-for-profits
IABHC awards two micro grants
IABHC awards micro-grant to 10,000 Beds
Announcing the Institute for the Advancement of Behavioral Healthcare
International Public Health Leader and Expert in Human Behavior to Headline NCAD 17
Behavioral Healthcare announces 2016 champions
Addiction Professional earns national honors
Behavioral Healthcare earns national honors


Media coverage

USA Today: Bill Clinton on the opioid crisis: 'Nobody gets out of this for free'
CNN: FDA head calls for mandatory education, internet policing to fight opioid crisis
BuzzFeed: At a big heroin meeting, Kellyanne Conway defends trump's plan to fix the opioid crisis
USA Today: Surgeon General's advisory: More should carry antidote to counter opioid overdoses
ABC: Surgeon general wants opioid antidote accessible
CNN: More Americans urged to carry opioid antidote naloxone
Yahoo News: FDA wants Facebook and Twitter to crack down on opioid sales
Bloomberg: Facebook and Twitter pushed to do more to halt online opioid sales
The Hill: FDA commissioner urges social media sites, internet providers to curb illegal opioid sales
WebMD: Experts warn of emerging 'stimulant epidemic'
Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Clinton, Conway to speak at annual Atlanta summit about drug abuse
MassLive: Ed Markey, Katherine Clark call for more federal action to combat opioid crisis at national summit
Imperial Valley News: Top state department drugs official to moderate global opioid crisis panel at national drug abuse summit
WABE: Georgia ranked In top tier for action against opioid abuse
Pubelo Chieftan: Surgeon general wants opioid antidote accessible
Pacific Standard: The NIH just announced a billion-dollar initiative to combat opioid addiction
WYMT: Former President Clinton to address opioid epidemic at national summit
Herald-Dispatch: MU experts to make presentation at national addiction summit
WYMT: Bill Clinton addresses opioid epidemic at Rx Summit
Arizona PBS: Second annual Arizona Summit
Arizona PBS: Getting worse before it gets better: DEA agent predicts deepening opioid epidemic
Atlanta Journal Constitution: Painkiller, heroin overdose epidemic subject of major Atlanta summit
WKYT: Opioid summit: Babies born in Kentucky twice as likely to be born addicted
WKYT: Kentucky officials taking part in summit addressing drug abuse
CNN: Secretary Tom Price wants to fix US healthcare
BuzzFeed: The opioid epidemic is actually two Epidemics
WTVQ: UK researchers lead discussions at national summit on prescription drug abuse
WTVQ: Rogers, Bevin kick off National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit
Lexington Herald Leader: Agency wants faster research on non-addictive painkillers as drug abuse grows
Atlanta Journal Constitution: Top U.S. State Department official: America making progress in fighting heroin and painkiller overdose epidemic
WABE: Feds pledge $485 million to combat opioid crisis
KRCR: Secretary Tom Price wants to fix US healthcare
WWSB: CDC to launch ad campaign on opioid addiction
Becker's Hospital Review: Tom Price rolls out $485M in grants to combat opioid epidemic
STAT: Trump advisers call for expanded access to addiction treatment
MassLive: Law enforcement groups endorse US Sen. Ed Markey's bill to stop flow of fentanyl from China, Mexico
WBFF: CDC to launch awareness campaign warning of opioid dangers
Atlanta Journal Constitution: Easing marijuana laws in Atlanta easier said than done
Atlanta Journal Constitution: Anti-marijuana legalization group hits Atlanta on “420 Day”
• WESA NPR: Health care officials say exit strategies could help prevent opioid addictions
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Addiction expert: Many elderly fighting prescription drug abuse
Atlanta Journal Constitution: Obama arrives in Atlanta to attend summit on drug abuse epidemic
CNN: Obama announces new moves to fight opioid and heroin abuse epidemic
NBC News: Obama pushes for more treatment for opioid addiction