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Nov 03, 2014, 13:07 ET

Ford Foundation Appoints Alfred Ironside Vice President for Global Communications

The Ford Foundation today announced the appointment of Alfred Ironside as its next Vice President for Global Communications. Mr. Ironside will...

Nov 03, 2014, 13:00 ET

Ford Foundation Appoints John W. Bernstein as Chief Operating Officer

 The Ford Foundation today announced the appointment of John W. Bernstein as its chief operating officer. Mr. Bernstein will serve as an...

Oct 27, 2014, 12:24 ET

Ford Foundation Selects Nicolette Naylor to Lead its Southern Africa Office

The Ford Foundation today announced the selection of Nicolette Naylor as head of its Southern Africa office, which is based in Johannesburg and...

Oct 23, 2014, 14:54 ET

Ford Foundation Appoints Dr. Francisco Cigarroa to Board of Trustees

The Ford Foundation announced today the election of Dr. Francisco Cigarroa to serve as a member of its Board of Trustees. Dr. Cigarroa is the...

Oct 20, 2014, 18:23 ET

La Fundación Ford nombra a Helena Hofbauer Balmori como representante de su oficina para México y Centroamérica

El día de hoy la Fundación Ford anunció el nombramiento de Helena Hofbauer Balmori como representante de su oficina para México...

Oct 15, 2014, 08:54 ET
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National Survey by the Center for Public Advocacy at the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation Shows Chronic Pain is Creating an Epidemic of Addiction

Americans with chronic pain say that current treatments using prescription painkillers do not work, leading to years of intense suffering, thoughts...

Oct 02, 2014, 12:18 ET

The epidemic in our midst: Painkillers, opioids and heroin

What: Oregon Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici will deliver welcoming remarks. This is the beginning of a community discussion about how opioid...

Oct 01, 2014, 10:47 ET
Hazelden Publishing releases Heroin and Prescription Painkillers: A Toolkit for Community Action during October's National Prescription Opioid and Heroin Abuse Awareness Month. (PRNewsFoto/Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation)

Hazelden Publishing Releases Heroin and Prescription Painkillers: A Toolkit for Community Action during October's National Prescription Opioid and Heroin Abuse Awareness Month.

The U.S. Senate recently designated October as "National Prescription Opioid and Heroin Abuse Awareness Month" and resolved to hold a continuous...

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
Patrick R. Krill, J.D., Director of the Legal Professionals Program at the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation (PRNewsFoto/Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation)

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...