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NDFW presentation at National Conference on Addictive Disorders (NCAD)

Carol Lawyer, with Intervention First, and I had a great time last week presenting “So You Want to be a Interventionist?” at the National Conference on Addictive Disorders (NCAD) in Washington DC. It was exciting to have a large collaborative …

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Humble Beginnings Create a Lasting Legacy

By Sally Frei, Board Member, New Directions for Women Inc. To help someone recover from addiction you have to have a passion and love for helping people and a foundational understanding of 12 steps.  I believe this to be true …

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Meth Addiction

Methamphetamines have been gaining popularity over the last decade in America as a drug of choice for both men and women. According to the 2008 Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) Survey on Meth 850,000 American’s over the age …

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Maurice Wilson Tribute

A Fisher of Men Maurice Wilson’s doctors can perhaps be forgiven if they thought that the medical prognosis they recently delivered to him would be received with sadness and grief.  Little did they realize that the prospect of transition, at …

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2010 Circle of Life Breakfast

A Circle of Thanks By Steve Gregg Volunteers and donors are the lifeblood of nonprofit organizations. Recognizing this, New Directions for Women (NDFW) held its second annual Circle of Life breakfast to honor these contributors and pay thanks to their …

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Facility Fundraising in an Economic Downturn: Strategic Tips from Two Very Successful CEOs

In an economic downturn, with declines in gross domestic product, high unemployment rates and dismal stock market performance, administrators at non-profit behavioral healthcare facilities may have concerns about how charitable giving to their foundations may be impacted this year. However, …

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