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New York State Lags In Dealing With Gambling Addiction

By Shawn Dwyer

Despite making more than any other state from gambling, New York lags behind gaming meccas like Nevada and New Jersey in funding addiction treatment. MORE  

Insurers Balk at Funding Addiction Treatment

By Christen McCurdy

Taxpayers fund the lion's share of addiction treatment—79.2%, or $22.2 billion—but private insurers avoid helping with the tab, often using denial tactics.   MORE  

Proposed British Alcohol Tax To Help Fund Treatment Programs

By John Lavitt

The Centre for Social Justice has proposed a two-pence tax on alcohol in order to pay for addiction treatment. MORE  

Bipartisan Senate Bill Seeks Millions for Addiction Treatment

By Shawn Dwyer

Even if passed, the $80 million legislation is almost assured to be doomed by the Republican-led House. MORE  

South Carolina Man Illegally Operated Rehabs In Three States

By McCarton Ackerman

Clayton Alfred White declared himself to be a professional drug counselor despite having no license or even training. MORE  

White House Celebrates 25 Years of National Recovery Month

By Paul Gaita

Today the Office of National Drug Control Policy will pay tribute to individuals in recovery with a live streaming event at 2pm EST. MORE  

Virginia AG Determined to Tackle Opiate Addiction Problem

By Victoria Kim

With overdoses skyrocketing in the Commonwealth, Mark Herring wants more accountability from dealers and doctors. MORE  

A Safe Place To Be Gay and Get Straight

By Jason Parsley

The first LGBT treatment center paved the way for other programs to embrace more sensitive and aware treatment practices. PRIDE is still going strong 28 years later. MORE  

Study Reveals Failure Rate in Addiction Treatment for Gays

By Paul Gaita

While more traditional programs try to sweep an addict's orientation under the rug, more effective treatment targeted toward gay patients is available. MORE  

Vietnam Officials Slam 'Failure' Of Community-Based Drug Treatment

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite offering a cheap way for addicts to get clean, Vietnam's first community-based treatment center has seen most of its patients drop out. MORE  

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