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Just Say No on November 8th?

By editor10022 November 3, 2016

(Panic at a Downtown Denver Pot Rally) With the election rapidly approaching next week, Tuesday, November 8, voters in several states (California, Nevada, Maine, Arizona, Massachusetts, Florida, Arkansas, Montana, North Dakota) will be voting on marijuana reform or marijuana recreational use legalization. Many look to the state of Colorado as their model. But if Denver, […]

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The Presidential Candidates On Drugs

By editor10022 October 9, 2016

Drug overdoses are killing roughly the same number of people each year as HIV/AIDS did at the height of the epidemic—and far more than car accidents or gun violence. The majority of those overdoses are from opioids, a class of drugs including prescription painkillers, heroin, and fentanyl. January 2017 will see a new administration leading […]

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Adolescents

FI Adds Early Intervention Programming

By editor10022 October 9, 2016

Scientific research has proven that the adolescent brain doesn’t finish developing until the mid-20s, so it’s particularly susceptible to damage by alcohol and drugs. Fully 90% of Americans who meet the medical criteria for addiction had their first substance use by age 18. Research shows that young people who begin abusing substances before the age […]

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Join us at the NCAAD of Westchester on 10/14/16

By Jumana Grassi September 30, 2016

  On Friday, 10/14/16, Carrie Sanders, LCSW and Ashley Larkin, LMSW of our Family Program will be presenting on the topic “Substance Abuse and Family: A Relational Frame”. The conference is approved for 6 LMSW/LCSW hours as well as 6 CASAC hours. You wont want to miss it! Click HERE for more information. See you there.

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National Recovery Month is here again!

By Jumana Grassi September 1, 2016

We Celebrate Your Recovery.  You Celebrate You. September is National Recovery Month, so we hope you will take the time to reflect on the amazing work you have done to be in recovery from any addiction.  If you’re struggling and are thinking about recovery as a path for your life, we encourage you to take […]

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