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NAATP Congratulates New SAMHSA Director

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The National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers congratulates Miriam E. Delphin-Rittmon, Ph.D., on her appointment as the next Assistant Secretary for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Dr. Delphin-Rittmon was recently confirmed by the United States Senate to head the agency.

NAATP CEO, Marvin Ventrell, said, “We are pleased to see this appointment and we look forward to working with Dr. Delphin-Rittmon as NAATP continues its decades long collaboration with SAMHSA. As our country pulls itself forward from the pandemic, strong, aggressive vision and leadership on SUD is imperative. As our addiction provider association, NAATP is positioned to be of maximum value, particularly regarding access to care, ethics, quality assurance, parity, recovery support, and data collection, analysis, and education.”