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Apr 29, 2015, 10:49 ET

Ford Foundation Provides $500k For Immediate Relief And Longer-Term Recovery In Wake Of Disaster In Nepal

The Ford Foundation today announced it was making $500,000 in grants to support disaster relief and recovery in Nepal, where the foundation has...

Apr 16, 2015, 10:28 ET

Ford Foundation JustFilms Supports Four Films and Interactive Storytelling at Tribeca Film Festival

JustFilms, the Ford Foundation's film and digital storytelling initiative, is proud to have supported four films selected for this year's Tribeca...

Apr 16, 2015, 09:32 ET
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Innovative Addiction Course For Medical Students Launched By Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation

An innovative education curriculum to train medical school students about addiction is now available from the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation and...

Mar 11, 2015, 14:38 ET
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Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation and Vet to Vet's Moe Armstrong Launch New Online Support Opportunity for U.S. Military Members and Veterans

 Responding to calls from the President's Office of National Drug Control Policy for more peer support options for the nation's military...

Mar 04, 2015, 08:08 ET
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Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, Cerner Collaborate To Advance Behavioral Health Care

 The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, the nation's largest nonprofit addiction treatment solutions provider, announced today it has selected...

Feb 20, 2015, 10:49 ET

Ford Foundation Appoints Ursula Burns to Board of Trustees

 The Ford Foundation announced today the election of Ursula Burns to serve as a member of its Board of Trustees. Ms. Burns is the chairman...

Feb 03, 2015, 12:42 ET

Ford Foundation Expands Creative Commons Licensing for All Grant-Funded Projects

 The Ford Foundation announced today that it is adopting an open licensing policy for all grant-funded projects and research to promote greater...

Jan 22, 2015, 11:52 ET

Ford Foundation's JustFilms Returns to Sundance Film Festival with Four New Films and Expanded Global Partnerships

 JustFilms, the Ford Foundation's film and digital storytelling initiative, has provided support to four films selected to premiere at this...

Jan 21, 2015, 09:17 ET
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Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation to Sponsor Recovery 2.0 Global Online Event

The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, the nation's largest nonprofit addiction treatment provider, is sponsoring the free "Recovery 2.0: Beyond...

Jan 15, 2015, 11:58 ET
Henry R. Kranzler, M.D., Director, Center for Studies of Addiction at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Dr. Henry R. Kranzler earns the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation's Dan Anderson Research Award

 Henry R. Kranzler, M.D.,  Director, Center for Studies of Addiction at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine has...

Jan 05, 2015, 09:58 ET

Ford Foundation Appoints Don Chen New Director of Metropolitan Opportunity

The Ford Foundation today announced the appointment of Don Chen as director of Metropolitan Opportunity, which leads the foundation's work on...

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...