The Foundation for Recovery’s Conference on Addiction, Research, Recovery and Education (CARRE) will take place at the Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas on December 1-2, 2011.
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With an explosion of science suggesting that treatment can work, including laboratory-demonstrated evidence based practices, how do we get those treatments into the hands of our treatment counselors, asks Adam C. Brooks, PhD, a research scientist at the Treatment Research Institute.
While the toll that a parent’s addiction takes on children is well documented, much is still not known about how loved ones’ recovery affects children, according to the National Director of Children’s Programs at the Betty Ford Center in Rancho Mirage, CA.
The 11th Tradition of AA and NA states, “Our public relations policy is based on attraction rather than promotion; we need always maintain personal anonymity at the level of press, radio, and films.” So how does anonymity factor into recovery in the age of social networks asks Ken Pomerance, COO of InTheRooms.com.
A new study examining how Alcoholics Anonymous helps its members stay sober finds two crucial factors are needed: spending more time with people who support abstinence, and having greater confidence in one’s ability to maintain sobriety in social situations.
David K. Mineta, ONDCP Deputy Director for Demand Reduction, shares how we can succeed in helping students avoid drugs and social pressures that run counter to their health and safety.
Mitchell S. Rosenthal, MD, Founder of Phoenix House, talks about a new campaign to lower the barriers families face in getting teens the treatment and recovery support they need.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration is seeking feedback on its working definition of recovery. The definition aims to portray the essential, common experiences of people recovering from substance use and mental disorders, and includes 10 guiding principles of recovery.
A growing number of colleges are creating recovery programs for students, The Wall Street Journal reports. This summer, a group of colleges has formed the Association for Recovery in Higher Education to promote these initiatives.
National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors Receives $1.1 Million Grant from SAMHSA
The National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors has received a $1.1 million grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. The grant is designed to help states maximize the use of limited substance abuse resources to advance services delivery systems and care.