We curate a digest of the latest news in our field for advocates, policymakers, community coalitions and all who work toward shaping policies and practices to effectively prevent substance use and treat addiction.
The 'winners' at the 'Hackademy Awards' differed from the films honored at this week's Oscars -- and the recipients didn't show up to pick up their awards. But the name of the program designed to raise awareness about smoking in movies, didn't sit well with the organizers of the Academy Awards.
A new report issued by a coalition of public-health organizations says that Big Tobacco is targeting women and girls with aggressive marketing campaigns that only new legislation from Congress can help address.
The Prisoner's Family Conference is an opportunity for all who work with and serve children and families, as well as those in professions addressing issues affecting the prisonerâ€™s family, to learn together and initiate action to elevate the prisoners' family to integral, valuable and valued membership in the mainstream community.