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Recovery movement takes hold

August 16, 2011  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The addiction recovery movement is comparatively young in the world of healthcare, with its signature monthlong event now in its 22nd year. Yet as

Addiction MDs seek to become a force

May 15, 2011  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Mark Kraus, MD, once sported a ponytail and sandals and never dreamed he one day would regularly visit Capitol Hill in a suit. Louis E. Baxter,

Change on the Horizon for Addiction Treatment?

May 15, 2011  |  Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, NCAC II, CCDC III, SAP
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Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, NCAC II, CCDC III, SAP Historically, addiction has been regarded as a moral failure, a sin or a display of weakness on the

She now speaks loudly

March 15, 2011  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Patty Katz Patty Katz once thought she never would find herself speaking in public about her past. Who would like her, she reasoned, after

Contributing to the Profession

February 1, 2011  |  Roberta Taggart, NCAC II, Elections & Nominations Chair
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Roberta Taggart, NCAC II, Elections & Nominations Chair Every two years, members of NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, have the

NAADAC Members Set the Agenda

February 1, 2011  |  Christopher Campbell, NAADAC Director of Government Relations
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Christopher Campbell, NAADAC Director of Government Relations At its core, advocacy consists of carrying a personalized message supporting a

ONDCP official: Success won't come automatically to providers under health reform

December 7, 2010  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Back when he worked in an addiction treatment organization, David K. Mineta guesses he may have offered a blank stare when someone from outside the

Get to Know the New Members of Congress

November 18, 2010  |  Chris Campbell
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The 112th Congress will convene in January 2011 and with it will come at least 16 new Senators and at least 93 new members of the House of Representatives.

A life of service

November 9, 2010  |  Matt Felix, MS
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In 1952, on a Midwest winter night, a man sat at his kitchen table next to an empty whiskey bottle. He stared at a closet down the hall, where he

Did Prop. 19 Really Change the Game?

November 4, 2010  |  Gary Enos
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Lately when I read the flurry of pronouncements from supporters of California’s marijuana legalization initiative, I have to remind myself that the ballot measure actually lost on Tuesday.

Prop. 19 Support Waning in Final Days

October 31, 2010  |  Gary Enos
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With less than 48 hours before California voters go to the polls to elect a new governor and decide a much-watched U.S. Senate race, a ballot measure that would allow local governments to regulate and tax legalized marijuana is trending downward.

No Clear Direction on Marijuana Vote

August 29, 2010  |  Gary Enos
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Even the most seasoned political forecaster might hesitate to predict the outcome of Proposition 19, this November’s marijuana legalization initiative on the California state ballot.

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