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  • Father Martin's Ashley celebrates 30 years

    Father Martin's Ashley, the non-profit alcoholism and drug addiction treatment center co-founded by Father Joseph C. Martin and Mae Abraham, is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Ashley's opened its doors to the first five patients in 1983, and since then, more than 35,000 patients have been treated and services have been provided to thousands of family and community members. Today, Ashley is an 85-bed facility and treats patients from around the world.
  • Wednesday morning talkers: Ron Paul won't seek re-election to Congress

    On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation. Articles • One less independent thinker...

    Betty Ford is dead at 93, founded addiction center

    Betty Ford, the widow of late President Gerald Ford and a co-founder of an eponymous addiction center in California, has died at the age of 93, according to the director of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum. Ford died Friday evening with...

    Betty Ford helped us talk about substance abuse

    Betty Ford made it socially acceptable to seek treatment for alcohol and drug abuse. By going public with her own story of addiction, she opened the door for thousands of others to admit they had a problem. Her commitment to drug and alcohol treatment,...

    Rethinking addiction: Expanding treatment isn't enough

    Rethinking addiction: Expanding treatment isn't enough
    A report last week that the University of Maryland Medical Center is one of 10 hospitals across the country this year that will begin offering new residency programs in addiction medicine is welcome news for Baltimore, which for decades has suffered...