Addiction Policy Forum Blog

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#RecoveryMonth: Recovery Happens — a Mother’s Story

By Jill Ditlevsen on September 18, 2019

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Mosaic Group and Addiction Policy Forum Launch ‘Families Strong’

By Addiction Policy Forum on August 27, 2019

‘Families Strong’ support groups for families affected by addiction now available in six states

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Why I am so excited about the Families Strong program

By Michelle Jaskulski on August 27, 2019

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Now is the Time to Support Parents Seeking Treatment for Substance Use Disorders

By The Urban Institute on July 30, 2019

Last year, a national survey by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research reported that two-thirds of respondents thought their communities were not doing enough to make treatment programs accessible and affordable to those who need them.

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Improving Addiction Resources for the LGBTQ Community

By Addiction Policy Forum on June 28, 2019

 

How can we help our LGBTQ loved ones who are suffering from addiction?

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Bringing Families Back Together

By Mark Powell on June 11, 2019

 
Today’s opioid crisis is shattering families—but the devastation of substance use disorders is by no means a new story. Think back to the heroin crisis of the 1970s, crack-cocaine in the 1980s, and methamphetamine in the early 2000s and again now. Unfortunately, a tragic aspect of any drug crisis is child maltreatment related to addiction.
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