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The American Journal of Managed Care
The American Psychiatric Association will host their 167th Annual Meeting May 3-7 in New York, NY.
The Real Reason Pot Is Still Illegal
Patrick Kennedy, son of the late Senator Ted Kennedy, did several stints in rehab after crashing his car into a barricade on Capitol Hill in 2006, a headline-making event that revealed the then-US congressman for Rhode Island had been abusing prescription drugs, including the painkiller OxyContin.
Cicilline announces candidacy for 3rd term
The Democratic congressman said his top priority is to help create jobs in Rhode Island.
The cost of not caring: Stigma set in stone
Stigma against the mentally ill is so powerful that it's been codified for 50 years into federal law, and few outside the mental health system even realize it.
Patrick Kennedy: 'You're only as sick as your secrets'
Patrick Kennedy: 'You're only as sick as your secrets' The former congressman from Rhode Island says many mentally ill patients who want help can't find it.
Group urges wariness amid marijuana push: 'We need to stop this train'
Calling on his audience to help "stop the next public health crisis from happening," Kevin Sabet, former senior drug policy adviser to the White House, said corporate interests are funding the push for legalization of marijuana, and that public misinformation and the assumption that there's no stopping the momentum for legalizing pot are playing ... (more)
Patrick J. Kennedy: The ugly regime in Iran needs to go
By Patrick J. Kennedy Source: Providence Journal Not surprisingly, there has been no agreement on a final nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1 .
The Jersey Journal
Former governor, congressman, boxer help open new detox facility at event in Union
UNION - Retired championship boxer Gerry Cooney, former Gov. Jim McGreevy; and former Rhode Island Congressman Patrick Kennedy were on hand at an event to celebrate the opening of a new drug and alcohol and detox facility in Union called Serenity at Summit.