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>>RECOVERY NEWS<< Hazelden Kicks Off 'Four Generations Overcoming Addiction'

Posted Oct 08 2009 12:00am

4GenSquareA new addiction awareness and public education campaign from the Hazelden Foundation called Four Generations Overcoming Addiction kicks off this week.

Four Generations Overcoming Addiction will help families begin their own path to recovery from addiction by encouraging honest and open dialogue and storytelling among the generations.

The campaign will include:

  • Stories: Personal stories of addiction and recovery from the famous and not-so-famous
  • Videos: Advice from Hazelden experts on addressing addiction in the family and seeking help
  • Tools: Discussion guides tailored to each generation’s needs in getting the conversation started, including parent to teen, teen to teen, adult to senior, and senior to teen.
  • Resources: Links to helpful resources, treatment options in your area and more.

Learn more about the campaign at http://www.fourgenerations.org , watch the “Good Morning America” story or read the New York Times’ coverage of the campaign in its Motherlode blog.

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