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Archive: May 2017

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With her finger on the pulse of advocacy, practice improvement, and trends, Linda brings news from the field that you, or your work, can't live without.

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

Linda Rosenberg

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

Linda Rosenberg

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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