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2014-06-05 23:10:22

The Single State Authority for the state of Missouri Department of Mental Health is honored by Planning Partners, including Entertainment Industries Council and National Association for the Children of Alcoholics, for outstanding leadership in expanding support for addiction recovery, in strengthening Recovery Month's impact, and in promoting systemic change to foster recovery within the state. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 The Seventh Annual Ramstad/Kennedy award for...

2013-06-18 23:15:05

Chief of Community Policy Management Section, Division of MH/DD/SAS NC Department of Health and Human Services honored for outstanding leadership in supporting addiction recovery and in promoting treatment resources. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 The sixth annual Ramstad/Kennedy Award for outstanding leadership recognizes the extraordinary impact of Flo Stein, North Carolina´s Department of Health and Human Services Chief of Community Policy Management Section, Division of...

2010-07-28 17:55:00

SAINT PAUL, Minn., July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- September 2010 will be the 21st annual Recovery Month observance by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration, and the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT). Recovery Month serves to educate the public on how alcohol and drug addiction is a national health issue, a treatable illness, and that recovery is possible. (Logo:...

2010-02-23 08:15:00

CENTER CITY, Minn., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former U.S. Congressman Jim Ramstad of Minnesota has joined Hazelden as a senior policy adviser. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20061128/CGTU038LOGO) Ramstad, who served in Congress from 1991 until last year, will assist Hazelden on federal legislative and policy issues related to addiction, treatment, and recovery. He will focus on health care reform and implementation of a new law expanding access to addiction and...

2008-10-05 15:00:03

By JOHN E MULLIGAN WASHINGTON -- Two years ago last May, Jim Ramstad, a veteran congressman from the suburbs of Minneapolis-St. Paul, paid a quiet visit to a colleague whose drug abuse -- plus a harshly publicized car crash on Capitol Hill -- had just landed him in rehab at Minnesota's Mayo Clinic. What drove the 60-year-old Republican to pay respects to Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy -- a prominent, younger Democrat whom he did not know very well -- was the memory of his own wake-up call in a...

2008-07-17 15:01:02

MINNEAPOLIS, July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Minnesota-based Courage Center will present Congressman Jim Ramstad with its National Courage Award, recognizing an individual's contributions to the health, welfare and rehabilitation of people with disabilities. The award will be presented during the Medtronic Celebration of Courage Gala on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008 at The Depot in Minneapolis. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080717/AQTH094) "Issues facing the disability community have...

2005-09-26 13:52:51

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Five U.S. companies have received nearly half of $1 billion in U.S. government payments under an unfair trade practices program, according to lawmakers who have seen a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report due out on Monday. The five-year-old program requires U.S. Customs to distribute duties collected on unfairly priced or subsidized foreign goods to U.S. companies facing the import competition. The program was declared illegal by the World Trade...


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