In March of 2013, the Co-Founders of SafeLaunch were interviewed by former Santa Barbara City Councilmember Michael Self to discuss our mission. We invite you to listen.
Category Archives: Blog
Treatment Research Institute founder/director and former deputy director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy Tom McLellan, Ph.D., says:
“23 million Americans are addicted to alcohol or other drugs, while 40 million engage in harmful use and are defined as having a substance abuse disorder (SUD). He adds that the treatment system for drug addiction is built on a false model (you become addicted, you get treated, you’re “cured”). Instead, addiction is a chronic condition like diabetes or hypertension and must be medically managed long term.”