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Multiple Pathways of Recovery 2019 Second Day Keynote

By |2020-07-13T01:37:40+00:00November 14th, 2019|CSDAP Original Content, Pathways to Recovery|

The beat of drums marked the start of Day 2 of the Multiple Pathways of Recovery Conference (MPRC). This morning’s keynote speaker was Don Coyhis of the Mohican Nation who began his presentation by introducing native American musicians whose traditional drumming and singing called attendees together. Coyhis is the President and Founder of White Bison, Inc., an American

Multiple Pathways of Recovery 2019 First Day

By |2020-07-13T01:38:20+00:00November 13th, 2019|CSDAP Original Content, Pathways to Recovery|

(11/13/2019) This year’s Multiple Pathways of Recovery conference (MPRC) began today. Bigger than last year’s -- with nearly double the attendees -- it comes at a time of greater urgency than ever for the recovery movement. And as Michael Askew, Director of Recovery Advocacy for the organizing force behind the conference, CCAR, pointed out, MPRC is the recovery

New FDA draft MAT guidelines raise disturbing questions

By |2020-05-29T14:36:26+00:00August 16th, 2018|Editorials, Pharma|

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has just issued guidelines to the pharmaceutical industry in an attempt to encourage them to bring novel drugs to market to assist opioid addicts in their quest for recovery. Whether or not this is good news for any family seeking to save a loved one’s life depends on what result they want

Medication-Assisted Treatment, another link in Big Pharma’s chain of addiction

By |2020-05-29T14:37:10+00:00August 3rd, 2018|Editorials, Pharma|

We have been immersed recently in the opioid crisis, with headines of drug-fueled overdose deaths. Behind the headlines are the continuing stories of degradation, crime, disease, prostitution and murder. Addicts, some of whom became hooked first on prescribed pharmaceuticals have swollen the ranks of the homeless, the incarcerated and the dead. If you have an addicted friend or

Drug Abuse Summit: Four Days, Three Takeaways

By |2020-08-04T20:50:30+00:00April 17th, 2018|AAA Original Post|

I attended my first Rx Drug Abuse and Heroin Summit recently, the first week of April 2018. It was a fascinating four days and gave me an entirely new level of understanding of the problem we’re facing with opioids and other drugs. That absolutely includes a better appreciation for the heroic, often thankless, job being done by the

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