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Alkermes Recognizes the Value of Veterans

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Chris, an Alkermes employee who has been involved with the Veteran community since retiring from the Marines, understands the challenges of those who struggle with addiction.

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Alkermes Launches COVID-19 Relief Fund to Support Innovative Programs Helping Vulnerable Patient Communities

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- Special Edition of Alkermes Inspiration Grants® Program Designed to Support COVID-19-Related Needs of People Affected by Addiction, Serious Mental Illness or Cancer -

- Applications Now Open for Submission Through May 20, 2020 -

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- Special Edition of Alkermes Inspiration Grants® Program Designed to Support COVID-19-Related Needs of People Affected by Addiction, Serious Mental Illness or Cancer -

- Applications Now Open for Submission Through May 20, 2020 -

Discovery Education and the Drug Enforcement Administration Launch National Event that Connects Students with Real-World Stories of Loss, Triumph and Learning at the Frontlines of the Opioid Epidemic

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  • Students invited to participate in ‘Opioid Crisis: Real People. Real Stories. Real Science.’ Virtual Field Trip on October 25
  • Part of Operation Prevention, the Nation’s Leading Prevention Education Program Available at No-Cost to Communities Nationwide
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  • Students invited to participate in ‘Opioid Crisis: Real People. Real Stories. Real Science.’ Virtual Field Trip on October 25
  • Part of Operation Prevention, the Nation’s Leading Prevention Education Program Available at No-Cost to Communities Nationwide

iCause Partners With the Recovery Center of Medina County

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CLEVELAND, April 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ - In the Summer of 2017, the Recovery Center of Medina County opened with the goal of strengthening communities through supporting those in recovery. The organization quickly grew and expanded to offer a variety of resources for not only those in recovery, but also their family members, caregivers and more. After partnering with EDWINS Leadership and Restaurant Institute, RCMC began offering advanced services, classes and cutting edge programming to expand their reach in the community.

Chatbot Partners with Viacom’s LISTEN Campaign to Combat U.S. Addiction Crisis

New messaging platform Stndby provides personalized support via text, connects users to essential resources for prevention, treatment and recovery
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SAN FRANCISCO, October 3, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Stndby, an innovative new messaging platform, customized for the LISTEN campaign,  launched today  to connect those struggling with drug and alcohol addiction to essential resources for prevention, treatment and recovery. By texting “LISTEN” (547836) on their mobile devices, users can begin a safe and anonymous online dialogue with Stndby’s chatbot to receive personalized help, including information about nearby treatment and rehabilitation facilities, addiction support group meetings, and other means of assistance.

Promoting Physical Safety Programs and Education on College Campuses

By: Barry Telford
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Often a stepping stone from childhood to young adulthood, college acts as a safe environment in which students can explore life beyond high school before entering the workforce. As these students anticipate a taste of independence, many of their parents face the confusion and discomfort associated with preparing their child for the next phase of their life.

Higher Education Leaders Explore Ways to Ensure Success of Students Recovering from Addiction While Living on Campus

Augsburg College President, Paul C. Pribbenow, explains how educators can support students using a model similar to the College’s StepUp Program
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., January 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ In the fourth installment of the President to President series, published today, Paul C. Pribbenow, Ph.D., president of Augsburg College in Minneapolis, describes the value of supporting students who are recovering from drug and alcohol addictions as they pursue higher education and live on campus.

Blue Shield Of California's Narcotic Safety Initiative Helps Plan Participants Avoid Opioid Dependence

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SAN FRANCISCO, July 8, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Blue Shield of California's Narcotic Safety Initiative, the health plan's three-year program to help its plan participants avoid opioid abuse and addiction, is seeing significant results in its first year.

The Biology of Addiction Risk Looks Like Addiction

Reports new study in Biological Psychiatry
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Philadelphia, PA, July 1, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Research suggests that people at increased risk for developing addiction share many of the same neurobiological signatures of people who have already developed addiction. This similarity is to be expected, as individuals with family members who have struggled with addiction are over-represented in the population of addicted people.

Cocaine Addiction: Phase-Specific Biology and Treatment?

New findings from a study in Biological Psychiatry
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Philadelphia, PA, June 30, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Current pharmacotherapies for addiction follow the dictum “one size fits all”. Medications are prescribed in the same way for all patients, regardless of whether they have just started experimenting with a drug or have an established drug habit. Even more troubling, there are no FDA-approved pharmacotherapies for some addictions, such as compulsive cocaine use.

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