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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

Today’s Traveling Patent-Medicine Show

By |2020-08-20T15:02:44+00:00May 14th, 2018|CSDAP Original Content|

A hundred years ago, traveling shows peddled patent medicine, sometimes one step ahead of the authorities. Ingredients included opium, alcohol, laudanum, radium, and other illicit substances. Tapeworm larvae were sometimes suspended in weight-reduction remedies. By the time the authorities closed in, the wagon, the salesman and his wares were gone, leaving the purchaser or the local doctor to

Review: Dreamland The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic by Sam Quinones

By |2020-05-29T14:41:36+00:00March 17th, 2018|CSDAP Original Content, Pharma|

In 2015, the book Dreamland hit the United States more or less like a bombshell. The research, interviews and writing of journalist Sam Quinones ripped the lid off our entire situation of addiction to painkillers and heroin. The full structure of our opioid epidemic was laid bare for anyone to see. How did we get into the situation

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