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Are you an alcoholic?
Times Herald-Record
Nearly seven decades ago, Marty Mann, one of the earliest members of Alcoholics Anonymous (her sponsor was AA cofounder Bill Wilson), decided she wanted to spread the message of recovery and educate the public about the disease of alcoholism. That work ...

Nation's drug czar to outline drug policy reform emphasizing public health
Washington Post
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — President Barack Obama's new strategy for fighting the nation's drug problem will include a greater emphasis on using public health tools to battle addiction and diverting non-violent drug offenders into treatment instead of prisons ...

Health law could overwhelm addiction services
Millions of Americans will gain insurance coverage for drug addiction andalcoholism treatment when the national health overhaul takes effect next year, and some experts predict the change will help thousands of people get clean and sober. (AP Photo/M ...

Treatment over jail for drug use
Denver Post
Changing Colorado's drug sentencing laws to encourage treatment over incarceration for low-level users is an enlightened way to take on the destructive force of addiction. We hope the Colorado legislature passes a bill that would broadly revise the ...

Obama Drug Czar Wants Treatment and Arrests at the Same Time
ABC News
Drug addiction is a health problem, not a weakness of character. That's the message that the Obama administration put forth today with its new drug strategy. But if you're expecting an end to the drug war, these policy changes aren't it. The plan ...

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