2002 Category

  • Teen Internet Drug and Alcohol Treatment: Country’s First Launched in San Jose

    TEEN INTERNET DRUG AND ALCOHOL TREATMENT: COUNTRY'S FIRST LAUNCHED IN SAN JOSE BY FORMER US DRUG CZAR, SCHOOL OFFICIALS, ANTI-DRUG LEADERS, TEENS, AND CRC HEALTH CORP.CEO BARRY KARLIN AND FORMER US DRUG CZAR, GEN. BARRY MCCAFFREY JOIN TEENS, SCHOOLS, ANTI-DRUG LEADERS IN ANNOUNCING AND DEMONSTRATING PROGRAMCRC also announces Extremely Positive Results of First Year's "eGetgoing" Adult Internet Drug and Alcohol Treatment, "eGetgoing" Merger into Comprehensive National Treatment Program of full CRC Health Corporation, and CRC ...

    Posted at February 11, 2011 | By : | Categories : 2002 | 2 Comments
  • eGetgoing Wins eHealthcare’s Gold Medal for Best Website

    Silicon Valley Business InkSAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- eGetgoing, the only nationally accredited online alcohol and drug treatment program, has won the 2002 eHealthcare Leadership Award Gold Medal for best websites, achieving the Gold medal for Best Physician/Clinician-Focused Site.Dr. Barry Karlin, CEO of CRC Health Corporation, of which eGetgoing is the online affiliate, stated, "We are proud of the progress of eGetgoing. Adding to CRC's 55 facilities for traditional drug and alcohol treatment, ...

    Posted at December 4, 2002 | By : | Categories : 2002 | 0 Comment
  • Web Site Designed For Teen Addicts

    The Mercury News By Julie Sevrens LyonsWhen San Jose high school principal Jacklyn Guevara was offered a chance to enroll some of her students as guinea pigs for a novel online drug and alcohol treatment program, she jumped at it. Guevara has only three drug counselors on her staff. And drug programs for youths are notoriously ineffective.An Internet service that employs techno music, chat rooms, interactive features, videos and real-time counseling to help teens ...

    Posted at November 14, 2002 | By : | Categories : 2002 | 0 Comment
  • Web-Based Rehab Program Pointed At Teens

    USA Today By Karen Thomas A new treatment program hopes to tap into the Internet to curb teen drinking and drug use. But experts in the field of substance abuse are leery. With the backing of former White House drug czar Barry McCaffrey, a California health care company announced Wednesday the launch of teen Getgoing (teengetgoing.com), a Web-based treatment program that the company hopes to sell to schools and court systems. Though the Net offers a wealth of support ...

    Posted at November 13, 2002 | By : | Categories : 2002,Press Release | 0 Comment
  • Nation’s First Teen Internet Drug Treatment Program to Be Launched in San Jose November 13 by Former Us Drug Czar and CRC Health Corporation

    CEO BARRY KARLIN AND FORMER US DRUG CZAR, GEN. BARRY MCCAFFREY JOIN TEENS IN ANNOUNCING AND DEMONSTRATING FIRST TEEN INTERNET TREATMENT San Jose, CA - Announcement with Demonstration by Teens: 11 AM Wed., Nov. 13, 2002; 105 North Bascom Avenue, Second Floor, San Jose, CA "REVOLUTIONARY IN REDUCING TREATMENT GAP, NATIONAL CRISIS" CRC also to announce Extremely Positive Results of First Year's "eGetgoing" Adult Internet Drug and Alcohol Treatment, "eGetgoing" Merger into Comprehensive National Treatment Program of full CRC Health ...

    Posted at November 11, 2002 | By : | Categories : 2002,Press Release | 0 Comment
  • Transcript of Live Interview of Dr. Barry Karlin, Ph.D., CEO of CRC Health/eGetgoing

    KCBS Radio, San Francisco KCBS Reporter (Rebecca Corral): It's about to get a little easier to find drug and alcohol treatment for young people. The country's only accredited Internet drug and alcohol treatment provider has unveiled the nation's first online-based, interactive drug and alcohol treatment program. It's called the teenGetgoing program. It's run by the CRC Health Corporation. CEO Dr. Barry Karlin joins us now on the KCBS NewsLine. Doctor, thank you very much for your ...

    Posted at November 11, 2002 | By : | Categories : 2002,Press Release | 0 Comment