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2013-09-23 23:30:40

Former U.S. Congressman Provides Opening Keynote Presentation at Moments of Change Nashville, TN (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 Foundations Recovery Network, an innovative behavioral health treatment provider, is proud to announce the start of its 39th national conference by hosting former United States Congressman Patrick Kennedy as a featured keynote speaker at the Moments of Change conference being held in West Palm Beach, FL, September 23-26, 2013 at The Breakers Hotel. This national...

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...

2013-04-02 12:30:23

NBC-TV's Erica Hill to MC Event NEW YORK , April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Peter C. Alderman Foundation (PCAF), a non-profit organization whose mission is to heal the emotional wounds of victims of terrorism and violence in post-conflict countries around the globe, has announced Congressman Patrick J. Kennedy will receive PCAF's Annual Humanitarian Award and NBC-TV's Erica Hill will be Mistress of Ceremonies at the Foundation's 10(th) Anniversary Celebration Tuesday, April...

2012-08-17 14:20:35

In Cooperation with the Honorable Patrick J. Kennedy, Honorable Mary Bono Mack, Honorable Grace Napolitano, Honorable Jim Ramstad and Co-Sponsors of the Law Consumers and Providers are Expected to Call on Federal Regulators to Issue Final Rule to Fully Implement and Enforce Mental Health and Addiction Parity LOS ANGELES, Aug. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Representative Patrick J. Kennedy in cooperation with Mental Health America of Los Angeles, the Betty Ford Center, the...

2011-06-07 07:00:00

CHICAGO, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is pleased to host the Honorable Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy as commencement speaker and honorary degree recipient at the Chicago Campus commencement on June 10, 2011 in downtown Chicago. Kennedy, son of the late Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-MA), served in the U.S. House of Representatives on behalf of the 1st Congressional District of Rhode Island from 1995 to 2011. Rep. Kennedy has been a tireless advocate for...

2010-10-06 04:00:00

MEMPHIS Tenn., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Patrick Kennedy, a long-time advocate for people living with mental illness, and Marc Kullman, co-founder of the National Bipolar Foundation, joined efforts to help reduce the stigma associated with bipolar disorder. The Brilliance in Bipolar Initiative is a national and collaborative effort to draw attention to and develop a better understanding of bipolar disorder. This week, the National Bipolar Foundation received a...

2009-11-23 09:37:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Representative Patrick J. Kennedy's support for women's reproductive justice is strong - and he stands in solidarity with Catholics across the United States. He is one of many Catholic politicians who stand by both the courage of their convictions and their consciences to support women's reproductive choices. Bishop Thomas Tobin's recent statement that Representative Kennedy (D-Rhode Island) should not take Communion puts Bishop Tobin in the...

2008-10-06 15:00:23

By Channing Gray Mixed Magic Theater is taking its Moby Dick: Then and Now to the Kennedy Center. At a morning press conference today at the theater's Pawtucket headquarters, Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy will announce that the troupe will be giving one performance of the show in the nation's capital Nov. 15. The performance will be held on the Millennium Stage, said Mixed Magic founder Ricardo Pitts-Wiley. He said his company would be limited to one hour of stage time, which means the show...

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...

2008-07-13 15:00:24

By JOHN E MULLIGAN; Red Caveney Home from Congress for the holiday, lawmakers are inundated with complaints about high oil prices. WASHINGTON -- Sen. Jack Reed heard it on the Fourth of July parade routes and other members of the local congressional delegation have detected a similar message from Rhode Island constituents worried about the soaring price of gasoline and other oil products: "Drill. Drill. Drill." The legislators have a simple answer that echoes the line emerging from...