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How She Overcome Prescription Drug Addiction (VIDEO)

Posted 04.12.2013 | Teen

Nineteen-year-old Alicia Clouse started experimenting prescription pills and marijuana when she was in the eighth grade. Eventually, the Florida teen ...

Lies, Damn Lies and Drug Statistics: Treatment Version

Maia Szalavitz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maia Szalavitz

When Minnesota Teen Challenge responded to my recent blog entry about their anti-drug program, they cited a "study" to back their claims. What this paper actually shows is how easy it is produce good looking numbers.

Setting the Record Straight About the Minnesota Teen Challenge

Rich Scherber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rich Scherber

Minnesota Teen Challenge is a leading and respected treatment center in Minnesota, part of a large network of Teen Challenge centers across the United States.

Obama Drug Czar Pick Tied to Christian Rehab Linked to Contributor Charged with $3.5 Billion Fraud (Updated)

Maia Szalavitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Maia Szalavitz

Ramstad's support for Teen Challenge shows a disregard for evidence-based treatment and either a willingness to abandon his beliefs about treating addiction or a failure to investigate what kinds of programs he funds.