Tag Archives: recovery

Bush Reaches Out to African-American Ministers

President-Elect George W. Bush plans to hold a meeting with black ministers to reach out to the African-American community on such issues as drug treatment. …

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Blocking Funds for Faith-Based Treatment

A number of U.S. states are faced with lawsuits against allowing faith-based organizations to receive federal funding for providing social services, such as addiction treatment. …

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First Demand Treatment! Conference Energizes Participants

Alcohol and drug treatment specialists representing communities from six Western states joined together to brainstorm strategies to drive up demand for better quality treatment. …

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National Campaign Focuses on Community Drug Prevention

A new campaign was launched nationwide to promote awareness and participation in community drug-prevention efforts. …

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Religious Beliefs May Help Adolescents Say No to Drugs

A new study found that adolescents with strong religious beliefs are less likely to be involved in substance use and abuse. …

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Black Baptists Ask for Help with Drugs, Other Problems

Black Baptists are calling on government and churches to help them rescue the African-American community from AIDS, drug abuse, high rates of incarceration and other problems. …

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Researchers Provide 'Heads-Up' on Emerging Drug Trends

Researchers working in the nation's largest cities provide an early warning system for emerging drug trends and problems and can be an invaluable resource for community-based groups. …

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Pictures That Cause Action

The Vallejo, Calif., Fighting Back Partnership has demonstrated that when it comes to taking action against alcohol problems in a community, a picture can be worth a thousand words. …

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Effective Comunity Leaders: Traits and Challenges

Whether or not they have their sights set on living for a century, good community leaders are essential for successful coalition building and strategizing to improve and expand substance abuse treatment and prevention. …

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Model Community Coalitions Profiled

Profiles of eight community coalitions described as models in a recent report by CADCA. …

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