What's New - January 15, 1998
The Media Awareness Project
Looking for a wide variety of up-to-the-minute media articles on drug issues? You've come to the
right place! MAP stands for Media Awareness Project. Their slogan is
"Moving the Discourse on Drugs from Hysteria to Sanity and Humanity". Certainly to the extent that
self-education contributes to sanity, they must be right. A recent visit found 31 articles posted in
a single day, on topics as diverse as Reassessing Drug Education, the inquiry into the shooting of
a teenager by boder guards trying to stifle drug smuggling into the U.S. from Mexico, agricultural
hemp, and medical marijuana. Don't miss this site!
Addiction Resource Guide
Polly Waldman and her associates have put the
Addictions Resource Guide online. Detailed information about treatment programs around the
globe can be found here. A good resource for those seeking help.
Cliff Walker provides many links to Rational Recovery sites, along with a healthy helping
of editorials at
Well, maybe there is nothing "magic" about recovery, but Don Parker sure thinks it's "magical". Don takes the show on the road
to entertain and inform young people.
Making it Work!
MSJ Communications Corporation
was created by the Betty Ford Center and intends to be "recognized throughout the world as
the technological leader in alcohol and other drug dependency treatment", to "remain on the
"cutting edge" of research and development" and to "keep pace with the rapid changes in health
care delivery". They have an attractive and content rich site outlining their various services.
Are You Kidding Me?
Another take on
Internet Addiction from Jesse Berst at ZDnet. Interesting point of view.
Welcome to the Gallery
View images of
Prescription Drug Advertising over the years at this site, entitled "The American Gallery
of Psychiatric Art.
The Narcotics Anonymous World Service Office
has a colorful and informative new web site.
The Mining Company scores again, bringing a content-rich Substance Abuse area, complete with a professional guide!
Sprung from the Summer of Love when it started to unravel, the Haight-Ashbury Free Clinic
has continued to help San Fransicans with drug and HIV problems. Now we can all benefit
from their sponsorship of the INTERNATIONAL ADDICTIONS INFOLINE, an electronic newsletter on addictions.
Times provides a list of in-house resources addressing a variety of substance abuse and
mental health topics.
See earlier What's New Pages
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