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Cory Monteith, Amy Winehouse, Heath Ledger and now the award-winning Philip Seymour Hoffman, how many more talented stars must die from addiction before we treat it as the disease that it is?

This fourth and final CASAHOPESM (Housing Opportunities Program Evaluation) project paper, an evaluation of a joint New York City and State program that provides supportive housing to chronically homeless individuals with ongoing substance use problems.

CASAColumbia recently sat down with Kevin Sabet, Ph.D., Director of the Drug Policy Institute at the University of Florida and Founder of Project SAM (Smart Approaches to Marijuana), to talk about how the U.S. can create smart and effective marijuana policy.

Learn more about CASAColumbia's new President and CEO.

It’s no secret that addiction treatment is cost-prohibitive for many of the people that desperately need it. Learn how insurance coverage will be impacted by the new health care laws. 

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