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Letter From the Editor: Our Second Anniversary


Thank you for being part of the Join Together community as we celebrate our second anniversary.

These past two years, we have worked diligently to provide you with the top daily drug, alcohol and tobacco addiction prevention and treatment news that affects you and your community, including exclusive expert commentaries and high-quality original -feature articles. In case you missed any of our top news stories, I invite you to read some here:

Using Bath Salts: Playing Russian Roulette With Your Brain, Expert Says

Facts on the Emerging Science on the Effects of Marijuana

Revised Definition of Addiction Could Lead to Millions More Being Diagnosed

Adapting 12-Step Programs For Teenagers

Half of Addiction Counselors Say It’s OK for Some Patients to Drink Occasionally

Prescription Drug Abuse Results in One Death Every 19 Minutes in U.S.

Commentary: Why the Term “Enabling” Does More Harm Than Good

“Molly,” Powder or Crystal Form of MDMA, is Popular at Music Festivals

While it’s a privilege to provide you with this free resource, we need your help. Knowledge is power and we want to educate individuals nationwide with our vital information. Please invite your colleagues, friends, family, teachers, coaches, clergy members and anyone or group you think would benefit to sign up for our Join Together Daily or Weekly eNewsletter at

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Please make your tax-deductible contribution here.

I hope you will consider getting involved today, and stay with us and thousands more to celebrate Join Together’s third anniversary in 2014.

Thank you,

Candice Besson, Join Together Managing Editor

4 Responses to this article

  1. R.Jardy / April 16, 2013 at 12:27 pm

    Keep up the good work

  2. Avatar of Frances Wood
    Frances Wood / April 11, 2013 at 9:37 pm

    Thank you for all the articles that deal with alcohol usage particularly. Our organization uses all proper means to discourage the use of alcohol and your research is helpful in providing factual material for us to further our cause.
    Sincerely, Frances Wood, Legislation Director National Woman’s Christian Temperance Union

  3. Avatar of Lisa Weston-Bialy
    Lisa Weston-Bialy / April 11, 2013 at 2:05 pm

    Thank you for such a great resource. It is a wealth of information for public health prevention advocates like myself. Keep up the fantastic and important work.
    Yours in Tobacco Prevention and Control, Lisa

  4. Fr. Jack Kearney / April 11, 2013 at 12:27 pm

    Thanks for the good work you do! I give my college students extra credit when they prove to me that they have signed up for your emails…

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