3 Ways to Be Kind to Yourself

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February 17, 2019 is Random Acts of Kindness Day. While it’s great to do nice things for others, it’s important to remember to be kind to ourselves too. Chances are, you are much nicer to a stranger on the street than you are to yourself. Think about the conversations you have in your mind throughout the […]

Medication-Assisted Treatment and its Life-Saving Benefits

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A Message from Our CEO Last month I talked about the importance of increasing access to treatment and doing whatever we can to save lives. In order to do so, we must provide people with all evidence-based treatment options available, including medication-assisted treatment (MAT). Although medications have been used to treat opioid withdrawal and addiction […]

Message from Our CEO: Increasing Access to Treatment

Liberation Programs has always had a special place in my heart. I served as Senior Vice President from 1996 to 2006 and I’m thrilled to be back. It’s like coming home. We know that 174 people die every day of a drug overdose. When we factor in alcohol, that number rises to 415. However, only […]

Co-occurring Disorders

A message from Liberation Programs’ Chief Operating Officer, Cary Ostrow At community forums, a popular topic of conversation is how to help individuals with “co-occurring disorders.” Broadly defined, a co-occurring disorder is when someone has a psychiatric diagnosis, such as depression, and also a substance misuse disorder. The National Institute of Health estimates that more […]

September is Recovery Month

September is National Recovery Month, when the country purposefully sets time aside to celebrate stories of recovery from the disease of addiction.  It also gives us time to review the proven methods developed over many decades that have helped millions of Americans improve their lives. Liberation Programs will be hosting a number of events ourselves […]