Dr. Phil McGraw
Child Welfare

Dr. Phil Stresses Family-Based Treatment in Child Welfare Response to Opioid Epidemic

TV talk show host and psychologist Dr. Phil McGraw said at a Capitol Hill briefing Wednesday that efforts to treat drug-addicted parents must be about more than just detox. “We have widespread treatment shortages,” McGraw […]


Child Welfare Needs the Three Rs to Combat Opioid Impact

To improve the lives of children and families affected by the opioid epidemic, we have to go back to those fundamental elements of success, the “3Rs”: results, resources and relationships. Results Child welfare agencies cannot […]

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Addiction Treatment Bill Moves to Senate with Lump-Sum Authorization

The Senate Judiciary Committee has marked up and moved the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA), S.524, a bipartisan bill to bolster community-based efforts at helping addicts. Going into the markup, the bill carved out small authorizations for […]