Tag Archives: recovery

Serbian Treatment Center Closes After Violent Video Surfaces

The Serbian Orthodox Church ordered an addiction-treatment center near the Serbian city of Novi Pazar to close after a video of a patient being beaten as part of his treatment surfaced on the Internet. …

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$50 Million Social Innovation Fund for Nonprofits Planned

The Obama administration plans to establish a $50-million social-innovation fund intended to leverage corporate and foundation support to expand innovative nonprofits. …

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Communities Profit from Nonprofit Advocacy, Study Finds

A new report from the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) found that North Carolina residents received $89 in benefits for every $1 that foundations invested in advocacy, organizing and civic-engagement efforts by 13 local nonprofits. …

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Illinois Coalition 'Sticker Shocks' Community

It's not often that teenagers, parents, prevention specialists, liquor retailers, and law-enforcement officials come together over the issue of underage drinking, but more than 2,000 community volunteers in Illinois recently came together around a campaign to discourage adults from buying alcohol for kids. …

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Hazelden Foundation Absorbs Johnson Institute Programs

The Hazelden Foundation Center for Public Advocacy has taken over marketing of the key programs and products of the Johnson Institute, a venerable resource center for the addiction and recovery community. …

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Faith-Based Funding Review Planned

President Barack Obama has ordered a review of the government's faith-based funding initiative, and changes could include a ban on federal funding of groups that discriminate on the basis of religion or other factors when hiring employees. …

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Grants Support Small Steps Toward Behavioral Changes

Three grants of $5,000 each will be awarded for projects that encourage individuals to make positive changes in their health behaviors through innovative "nudges." …

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Preventing Drug Use by Giving Dealers a Second Chance

Few drug dealers get rich working the street corners, and many can be turned from a life of crime if given an opportunity to do so, according to researcher David Kennedy. …

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Community Leaders to Tackle Drug and Alcohol Prevention at CADCA's National Leadership Forum XIX

More than 2,500 substance abuse prevention and treatment specialists from throughout the country will convene in Washington, D.C. for Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America's (CADCA) 19th annual National Leadership Forum. …

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Community Asks Neb. Governor to Reverse 'Alcopops' Ruling

A community coalition is calling upon Nebraska's governor and attorney general to reconsider a ruling by the Liquor Control Commission that allows flavored malt beverages – a.k.a. 'alcopops' -- to be classified and taxed as beer rather than distilled spirits. …

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