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  • Baton Rouge Center Takes Patients

    The Baton Rouge, Louisiana, AdvocateThe CRC Health Group's Baton Rouge Treatment Center has opened its doors to patients of New Orleans clinics no longer operating and is already treating 300 displaced drug-abuse victims, regardless of ability to pay.Baton Rouge Center Takes PatientsThe center's address is 11445 Reiger Road, which is off Siegen Lane near Interstate 10. To get assistance, call (225)932-9867 or (866)762-3766.

    Posted at September 17, 2005 | By : | Categories : 2005 | 0 Comment
  • Baton Rouge Treatment Center Spearheads Free Drug Abuse Treatment For Victims In Hurricane Region

    US Newswire To: State Desk Contact: Bob Weiner or Rebecca Vander Linde, 301-283-0821 or 202-329-1700BATON ROUGE, La., Sept. 16 /U.S. Newswire - CRC Health Group's Baton Rouge Treatment Center, not damaged during Katrina, has opened its doors to the patients of New Orleans clinics no longer operating and is treating 300 displaced drug abuse victims, regardless of their ability to pay. "We are not turning any patients away," Phil Herschman, president of CRC's ...

    Posted at September 16, 2005 | By : | Categories : 2005 | 0 Comment
  • CRC Health Cupertino News Conference Advisory with National, State, and Local Leaders

    NATIONAL, STATE, LOCAL ANTI-DRUG LEADERS JOIN NATION'S LARGEST SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT PROVIDER NAT'L HQ GRAND OPENING IN CUPERTINO NEWS CONFERENCE; TO FEATURE 4-STAR GEN. BARRY MCCAFFREY, CONG. MIKE HONDA, CA STATE DRUG PROGRAM DIRECTOR KATHRYN JETT, MAYOR PATRICK KWOK, CITY COUNCILORS; CRC HEALTH GROUP CEO DR. BARRY KARLIN TO HOST: WILL ANNOUNCE PROMISING ONLINE TREATMENT SUCCESS FIGURES FOR COUNTRY'S FIRST CERTIFIED PROGRAM; NEW STRATEGIES FOR OPIATE, OXYCONTIN, AND METHAMPHETAMINE CRISES; INTERNET MAXIMIZING ASSISTANCE FOR CLIENTS, PROVIDERS; YOUNG ADULT TO ...

    Posted at September 12, 2005 | By : | Categories : 2005 | 0 Comment
  • Interview With Four-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey on KNTV – Broadcast Transcript

    KNTV - NBC11 TV News Channel 11 San Francisco 6PM, September 12, 2005 T.J. Holmes (Anchor): General Barry McCaffrey was in the Bay Area today where he spoke about the war on drugs, the war in Iraq, and the response to Hurricane Katrina. He shared his thoughts with NBC 11's Daniel Garza. (Video: CRC Headquarters and banner, podium and guests on dais and audience, Cupertino, CA): General Barry McCaffrey: This is a problem that affects all of us in ...

    Posted at September 12, 2005 | By : | Categories : 2005 | 0 Comment
  • Addiction Aid Sought – General Wants Money Restored To State Budget

    The Patriot News By Charles Thompson The drug and alcohol treatment community rolled some heavy artillery into Harrisburg yesterday to press its case for more money in the 2005-06 budget. Barry R. McCaffrey, a retired four-star general and the one-time commander of U.S. armed forces in Latin America, pushed for an $8 million increase for the state Department of Health's Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Programs. From 1996 through 2001, McCaffrey served as the director of the White House ...

    Posted at June 15, 2005 | By : | Categories : 2005 | 0 Comment
  • Keep Anti-Drug Budget In Place To Offset The Threat

    The Harrisburg PA Patriot-News By Gen. Barry McCaffrey and Barry Karlin We have made significant progress in the fight to reduce drug use in America. Over the past three years, use of any illicit drug in the past 30 days (so-called "current" use) declined 11 percent. Over the past two decades, we have reduced drug abuse in America by an astounding 50 percent. However, in order to remain successful, President Bush and Congress must continue to fund drug ...

    Posted at June 14, 2005 | By : | Categories : 2005 | 0 Comment
  • Gen. Barry McCaffrey To Keynote State Capitol News Conference On 35th Anniversary Of White Deer Run

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 13, 2005 Contact: Bob Weiner/Emma Dick 301-283-0821 or 202-329-1700 4-STAR GEN. BARRY MCCAFFREY, LONGEST-SERVING U.S. DRUG CZAR, TO KEYNOTE STATE CAPITOL NEWS CONFERENCE ON WHITE DEER RUN'S 35TH ANNIVERSARY, PA'S LARGEST TREATMENT PROVIDER; WILL URGE INCREASING BUDGET TO REDUCE 630,000 PERSON TREATMENT GAP VS. 70,000 OBTAINING HELP WDR PARENT CRC HEALTH GROUP CEO DR. BARRY KARLIN TO CONGRATULATE LEGISLATURE FOR TREATMENT SUPPORT. PA LEGISLATIVE LEADERS TO PARTICIPATE AND SPEAK ** NEWS CONFERENCE WED., JUNE 15, 10 ...

    Posted at June 1, 2005 | By : | Categories : 2005 | 0 Comment
  • Interviews With Four-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey At Worldwide Substance Abuse Conference In St. Louis

    KSDK - NBC TV NEWS CHANNEL 5, St. Louis Inverview Jennifer Blome: Time now is 6:07. He is a retired Four-Star General who fought in Vietnam and the first Gulf War; he has also served as US Drug Czar. Next we talk to General Barry McCaffrey about the war on terror, drug abuse in the military, and how he says the two could be connected. [commercial break] Art Holliday: The time is 6:09. My guest is former US Drug ...

    Posted at May 23, 2005 | By : | Categories : 2005 | 0 Comment
  • Four-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey To Keynote Air Force Worldwide Substance Abuse Conference In St. Louis

    Will Describe Progress throughout Military since Pervasive Drug Use in 60's and 70's, But Challenges Remain in new War on Terror: 10:00AM Monday, May 23, Open to Media, also Press Availability Following: Hyatt Regency Union Station, One St. Louis Union Station, Regency Ballroom (St. Louis, MO) - Former U.S. National Drug Policy Director, the nation's longest serving "Drug Czar" (1996-2001), Four-Star General Barry McCaffrey (Ret), will keynote the U.S. Air Force Worldwide Substance Abuse Conference at 10:00 ...

    Posted at May 23, 2005 | By : | Categories : 2005 | 0 Comment
  • CRC Health Group Announces Forthcoming Acquisition of Sierra Tucson

    CRC Health Group Announces Forthcoming Acquisition of Sierra Tucson; Premier Addiction Treatment Facility Joins Nation's Largest Substance Abuse Treatment Provider SAN JOSE, Calif., March 30 2005 -- CRC Health Group, the nation's largest alcohol and drug abuse treatment provider, today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to purchase Sierra Tucson, one of America's premier behavioral treatment facilities. Dr. Barry Karlin, Chairman & CEO of CRC Health Group said, "The acquisition of Sierra Tucson is a vital ...

    Posted at March 30, 2005 | By : | Categories : 2005 | 0 Comment
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