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Sep 18, 2014, 08:15 ET
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Under the Influence of Parents

 Children of parents who have used marijuana are more than three times more likely to use it themselves. That's according to a new nationwide...

Sep 05, 2014, 17:16 ET

Ford Foundation Appoints Kenneth T. Monteiro General Counsel and Vice President

The Ford Foundation today announced the appointment of Kenneth T. Monteiro as its next Vice President, Secretary of the Board, and General...

Aug 21, 2014, 14:02 ET

Hazelden Graduate School of Addiction Studies Launches Online Degree

The Higher Learning Commission recently granted approval to launch the new online master's degree offered by the Hazelden Graduate School of...

Aug 19, 2014, 09:47 ET
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Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation Teams with the American Bar Association for Critical New Research Study

 The American Bar Association Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs and the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation are pleased to announce their...

Jul 15, 2014, 10:46 ET

Ford Foundation Appoints Samantha Gilbert as Vice President, Talent and Human Resources

The Ford Foundation announced today that Samantha Gilbert, a global leader in the field of human resources, will serve as its first-ever vice...

Jul 07, 2014, 10:19 ET
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Hazelden Publishing Celebrates 60th Anniversary

Hazelden Publishing, a part of the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation and located in Center City, Minnesota, is celebrating 60 years as the leading...

Jun 30, 2014, 14:06 ET

Compelling new data from Hazelden's Butler Center for Research leads to the nation's first substance abuse treatment program tailored for LGBTQ

 Armed with compelling new data from the Butler Center for Research, the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, the nation's leading addiction...

Jun 23, 2014, 11:07 ET

Ford Foundation Announces That Paula Moreno Will Join Its Board of Trustees; Kofi Appenteng Elected as Board Chair

The Ford Foundation announced today the election of Paula Moreno to serve as a member of its board of trustees and the election of Kofi Appenteng...

Jun 12, 2014, 18:00 ET
Jim Steinhagen, Vice President and Administrator of the Betty Ford Center (PRNewsFoto/Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation)

New Leaders Named for Betty Ford Center

Jim Steinhagen today was named Vice President and Administrator in charge of the Betty Ford Center, and Steve Eickelberg, M.D., was appointed...

Jun 04, 2014, 10:34 ET
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St. Louis Park High School in Minnesota Wins National ACT Award for College and Career Readiness

On the evening of June 3, 2014, representatives from St. Louis Park High School in Minnesota attended a formal gala in Washington D.C. where they...

Apr 15, 2014, 08:08 ET
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Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation To Sponsor Recovery 2.0 Global Online Conference

The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, the nation's largest nonprofit addiction treatment provider, will sponsor the "Recovery 2.0" free online...

Mar 06, 2014, 11:59 ET
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Parents in the Dark

As youth drug and alcohol abuse continues to grow, many parents say they are uninformed -- and largely unconcerned -- about the threat to their...

Feb 20, 2014, 10:56 ET

La Ford Foundation elige a Lourdes Lopez como miembro de su Patronato

La Ford Foundation anunció hoy la elección de Lourdes Lopez como miembro de su Patronato. Lopez será la primera artista en sumarse...

Feb 19, 2014, 11:05 ET

Ford Foundation Appoints Lourdes Lopez to Board of Trustees

  The Ford Foundation announced today the election of Lourdes Lopez to serve as a member of its Board of Trustees. Lopez will be the first...

Feb 18, 2014, 11:48 ET

Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation Launches New Online Bookstore, Social Community; To Host Online Screening of 'The Anonymous People'

Hazelden's Social Community (www.hazelden.org/social) and the newly redesigned  Hazelden Bookstore (www.hazelden.org/bookstore),...

Feb 10, 2014, 12:00 ET
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It's official: Hazelden, Betty Ford Center have merged

 Leading addiction treatment providers Hazelden and Betty Ford Center announced today their merger has been approved by government regulators,...

Jan 17, 2014, 10:00 ET

Five Ford Foundation JustFilms-Supported Projects Premiere at Sundance Film Festival

JustFilms Explores Complex Issues of Social Justice with Creative Storytelling  JustFilms, the Ford Foundation's film and digital...

Oct 28, 2013, 13:27 ET

Ford Foundation Appoints Amy Falls to Board of Trustees

The Ford Foundation announced today the election of Amy Falls to serve as a member of its Board of Trustees. Ms. Falls is the chief investment...

Oct 21, 2013, 13:15 ET

Ford Foundation Appoints Xavier de Souza Briggs as Vice President of Economic Opportunity and Assets

The Ford Foundation today announced the appointment of Xavier ("Xav") de Souza Briggs as vice president of the foundation's program on Economic...

Sep 18, 2013, 10:48 ET

Ford Grants $6 Million to Seven Organizations to Reshape the Global Human Rights Movement

 The Ford Foundation today announced $6.25 million in grants to seven leading human rights organizations that will strengthen and diversify the...