Saturday, February 6, 2016
|Partnership President and CEO, Marcia Lee Taylor, will join the Addiction Policy Forum today in New Hampshire from as part of a roundtable discussion on the addiction and heroin epidemic. They will be joined by Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), local families and key stakeholders from law enforcement, prevention, treatment and recovery. to |
Taylor will address the challenges we face in representing families who struggle with drug abuse and will stress the importance of providing adequate resources to tackle the current prescription drug and heroin crisis that we are seeing all over the country.
Additional co-hosts will include Alkermes, Conx2share, Faces and Voices of Recovery, Hope for New Hampshire and National Council for Behavioral Health. The event will be streamed live for the public.
The Real Culprits in Rising White Mortality | The Fix: The Times’ analysis falls short on explaining causes and conditions.
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Police Departments Across the Nation Start “Treatment, Not Jail” Programs - Partnership for Drug-Free Kids
Police Departments Across the Nation Start “Treatment, Not Jail” Programs - Partnership for Drug-Free Kids: After the Police Chief of Gloucester, Massachusetts announced the town will connect people with treatment when they come to the police station with illegal drugs and paraphernalia, instead of arresting them, 56 police departments in 17 states have started similar programs.
Naloxone Offered Free to High Schools Around the Country - Partnership for Drug-Free Kids: The opioid overdose antidote naloxone is being offered free to high schools around the country by the drugmaker Adapt Pharma, according to U.S. News & World Report.
Saturday, January 30, 2016
Looking for people to help TAM with a special project for the upcoming Presidential elections....if you are from New Hampshire and available to help by attending an event Barbara@theaddictsmom.com right away!, please email
if you have an interest or connection to politics and would be willing to help with future projects, please email as well. We are especially looking for people in New Hampshire, Iowa and other early primary states!
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