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Archive: May 2017

An Ounce of Prevention: Celebrating National Prevention Week, May 14-20

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Linda Rosenberg

Former President and CEO, National Council for Behavioral Health

  “Treatment without prevention is simply unsustainable.” — Bill Gates Though the origin of the phrase “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” is in doubt, no one who works in behavioral health has reason to question its meaning. As we prepare once again to observe National Prevention Week – May 14–20 […]

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Loneliness is Killing Us, But Love and Compassion Can Heal: My Conversation with Former Surgeon General Vivek Murthy

May 2, 2017 | Addiction | Healthcare | Comments
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Linda Rosenberg

Former President and CEO, National Council for Behavioral Health

I was saddened when I read the headline on April 21 that Vivek H. Murthy was stepping down as Surgeon General at the request of the Trump administration. His leadership in bringing addictions to the forefront of public health has done the country a great service. I am deeply sorry he won’t be able to […]

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