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National advocate mobilizes local communities to combat drug problems

June 7, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Facing Addiction with NCADD is expanding its Communities Project, which seeks to bring together diverse coalitions at the local level.

Report: An opioid settlement would demand new approaches to addiction

May 24, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Leading policy and advocacy groups argue that any dollars from an opioid settlement should support new science-based services, including treatment integrated into general medicine.

Stamping out stigma is not a hopeless cause

April 24, 2018  |  Mark Lamplugh
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The example of the progress that has been made in cancer awareness should hearten those who would support a major public education campaign around addiction.

Rx Summit 18: Conway outlines President Trump's opioid-fighting goals

April 4, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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At a National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit plenary session, White House senior counselor Kellyanne Conway discussed administration strategies to bolster the prevention, interdiction and treatment responses to the epidemic.

Rx Summit 18: Rogers delivers message of hope

April 2, 2018  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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U.S. Rep. Harold “Hal” Rogers lauded the works of others in the field as he accepted the inaugural Beacon of Hope Award on Monday at the National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit in Atlanta.

Foot soldiers in combating the opioid crisis withstand challenges

March 29, 2018  |  Alison Knopf, Contributing Writer
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Efforts to sustain community coalition funding that addresses local drug problems prove particularly difficult in rural America.

Interactive tool sheds light on opioid crisis in Appalachia

March 21, 2018  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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The Appalachian Overdose Mapping Tool, created by researchers at the University of Chicago and the Appalachian Regional Commission, integrates opioid overdose mortality rates with socioeconomic data.

Five takeaways from panel event on stimulants

February 26, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Last week's National Conference on Addiction Disorders Panel Series event placed into perspective the profession's fears about addressing rising use of stimulants.

Online forum for prevention information launches today

February 20, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) is facilitating information exchange about substance use prevention by introducing the online CADCA Community.

Resistance remains to tackling opioid crisis in Appalachian region

January 22, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A new report based on discussions with experts and community members suggests that stigma continues to hamper responses to the opioid crisis in hard-hit Appalachian communities.

Organizations will develop and distribute science-based prevention materials

December 27, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Under a partnership agreement, Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America and the Addiction Policy Forum will develop and disseminate materials on the science of addiction.

FDA will launch messages to counter tobacco promotion

December 12, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The "Every Try Counts" campaign will encourage smokers to quit by offering positive messages in the same locations where tobacco products are heavily promoted.

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