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Congressional legislation promoting best practices in recovery housing, cites NARR

Titled the Ensuring Access to Quality Sober Living Act of 2017, H.R. 4684 (Rep. Judy Chu, CA) would direct SAMHSA, through the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, to publish and disseminate best practices for operating recovery housing. The House Energy & Commerce Committee held hearings on March 22nd on several bills related to the opioid…

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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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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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