Families Gain New Hope from U.S. Recognition of Addiction As a Medical Issue

This extensive coverage by NBC heralds a new age of evidence-based response to addiction. The policies of the Obama administration are beginning to affect treatment standards and the availability of effective programs. Hope is building for the prospects of addicted young people — hope that an endless round of relapses is not inevitable.

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