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Why We Should Say Someone Is A ‘Person With An Addiction,’ Not An Addict

From NPR. To view the entire article, click here. by Maia Szalavitz For years, people with addiction have wondered when the media would recognize our condition as a medical problem, not a moral one — when they would stop reducing us to mere “addicts” and speak of us in the more respectful and accurate “person […]


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Dr. Robert McKenna

LGBT MONTH, June 2016 Dr. Robert McKenna has been a Public Health professional for more than 20 years. Currently, he serves as a Senior Public Health Advisor with the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Office of Regional Operations (Region 3), and for the last 15 years has been a Senior Public Health Practice Professor at […]


Managing Chronic Pain & Medication Misuse

Learn how health care providers are using new tools to help patients manage chronic pain while limiting long-term health risks and without misusing addicting medications. Click here to view the full article featured in SAMHSA News. Managing Chronic Pain & Medication Misuse David Loffert was a success. He was two years into a Ph.D. program. He ran […]


Co-Occurring Training at the DC Department of Behavioral Health

The District of Columbia Department of Behavioral Health (DBH)* conducted a free three-hour training entitled Introduction to Co-Occurring Disorder, Treatment Implications & DBH Services which this reviewer attended on October 17th, 2013. Although open to the general public, the majority of attendees were employees of DBH who needed to earn continuing education credits. The presenter, […]

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