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Drug Policy Reform – Treatment Magazine   Ted Jackson is the editor and publisher of Treatment Magazine, the nation’s leading trade publication covering the addiction treatment industry.  Ted writes regularly denouncing the absurdity of the War on Drugs while promoting treatment as the answer to the addiction problem.  This current article about reform indicates a growing call for a complete reversal of  how America deals with an epidemic of drug addiction that is tearing the hearts out of our families and children while our governments and prison lobbies use the disease of addiction as a pork barrel.

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How to fight addiction at grassroot level – USATODAY.com  Even a statesman was touched by the scourge of addiction.  George McGovern is on fire for solutions as he discusses a grassroots view to fighting a gripping national epidemic that took his own daughter 17 years ago.   George McGovern points out that, on the federal level, not a single government agency working in this area bears the word “recovery” in its name.  George McGovern is a former U.S. senator and Democratic nominee for president

Writers in Treatment

Many writers’ lives are threatened by the inability to quit alcoholic drinking, serious substance abuse, and process addictions. Too often writers and poets working alone at home, in a publisher’s cubicle, or in cabin retreat succumb to the deadly combination of isolation and addiction.   Writers In Treatment helps men and women in the writing industry suffering from alcoholism, drug addiction, and other self-destructive behaviors get treatment for their disease.  We produce free educational and cultural events that celebrate sobriety while reducing the stigma of addiction.

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