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Recovery Movement Endorsed by United Nations

From the Office of National Drug Control Policy: A resolution on the importance of recovery proposed by the United States at the 57th session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) was approved on March 21st in Vienna, Austria.  This resolution marks the first time in the more than 50-year history of the global anti-drug…

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Sunshine State Beams About Recovery Residences

The 2013-2014 General Appropriations Act (GAA) directed the Florida Department of Children and Families (Department) to submit a report on recovery residences to the Legislature by October 1, 2013 Referencing studies completed by Connecticut, Massachusetts and Hawaii, the report points out that recovery residences are not treatment providers.  Instead, they offer recovery oriented housing and…

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AA GSO publish statement on anonymity and advocacy

The General Service Office of Alcoholic Anonymous published a statement on anonymity. They answer the questions: [list type=check_list] Why is anonymity important? Is it an anonymity break to tell people I am an sober alcoholic? Is it okay for AA members to get involved in lobby for new legislation? Not as representative of AA. Is…

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California Appeals Court Issues Key Anti-NIMBY Ruling

Hot of the presses, Treatment Magazine posts an article, California Appeals Court Issues Key Anti-NIMBY Ruling, “09/23/2013 -ATIN – A California state appeals court has sent a chilling message to the anti-addictions industry NIMBY forces, increasingly a potent array of allied municipal interests throughout the state, when last week the ninth circuit appeals bench issued a…

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