April is Alcohol Awareness Month: How will you participate?

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This month is sponsored every year by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD). Since 1987, the NCADD has been sponsoring Alcohol Awareness Month for the purpose of boosting overall public understanding and recognition of this issue and to reduce the stigma that has formed around the disease which is all too frequently a barrier to seeking help by families and individuals. This year represents the 27th anniversary and the theme chosen by the NCADD is “Help for Today. Hope For Tomorrow”. The theme of the Alcohol Awareness…

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Addiction insurance in health plans should not be overlooked

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A Chicago based company is encouraging policyholders to review their coverage for a better understanding. Gateway Alcohol & Drug Treatment, a company based in Chicago, has been attempting to spread awareness of addiction insurance among Illinois residents who may not even realize that their health plans may now offer them a range of different alcohol and rehab benefits. The health care reform has added substance abuse treatment to many policies but policyholders may not realize it. The organization is encouraging people in Illinois to check on their coverage, even if…

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