CRC Media Coverage
Generated by Robert Weiner Associates

  • CRC CEO R. Andrew Eckert | (photo)
  • Jerry Rhodes, Chief Operating Officer | (photo 4mB) | (photo 2mB) | (photo)
  • Dr. Phil Herschman, Chief Clinical Officer | (photo) | (photo)

       2014

  • February 24, 2014 -- "Treatment centers: 12-step and MAT should coexist" -- in Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly -- quotes Philip L. Herschman, Ph.D., chief clinical officer of CRC Health Group | Original
  • February 3, 2014 -- "The ACA one month out: Too soon to see any impact" -- in Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly -- quotes Jerry Rhodes of CRC | Original

       2013

  • First National Conference on Veterans and Criminal Justice System, Veterans Treatment Court Conference, Focuses on Veterans’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Crisis, Opens 8 AM, Monday, December 2, in Washington DC; 4-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey (Former Drug Czar), Gen. Eric Shinseki (Sec of Veterans Affairs), Actress & Justice For Vets Senior Director Melissa Fitzgerald, Iraq-Afghanistan Returning Veterans, Judges Speak; 1 in 6 Returning Vets Suffers from Substance Abuse, 1 in 5 a Mental Health Condition; “National Crisis of Alarming Proportions”; 8-10 AM, Monday, December 2, Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington DC, Open To Media -- press release by RWA
  • November 11, 2013 -- "New “Parity” For Substance Abuse To Match Physical Health Insurance Coverage Could Help Millions, Says Country’s Largest Substance Abuse Treatment Provider, CRC Health Group" -- press release by RWA
  • November 8, 2013 -- "Four-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey, former US Drug Czar, to report “Drugs In The Workplace--Understated National Crisis” at Teamsters Health & Benefits Forum, Friday, November 8, 10:30 AM at NYC Grand Hyatt: McCaffrey to announce more than 20 million need but do not receive treatment, according to Federal data; lost productivity costs $200 billion annually" -- press release by RWA
  • October 7, 2013 -- "CRC celebrates Recovery Month, has high hopes for parity, ACA" -- in Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly -- quotes Andy Eckert and Gen. Barry McCaffrey of CRC | Original
  • September 13, 2013 -- "Santa Fe’s Life Healing Center To Host National Recovery Month HQ News Conference Friday, September 20, at 11 AM, Leading 100 Events Nationwide; Speakers Include 4-Star Gen. McCaffrey, Miss New Mexico 2013, Santa Fe County Sheriff, Senate, Congress, National & Local Treatment Experts Including CEO Andy Eckert Of CRC Health, Country’s Largest Treatment Provider" -- press release by RWA
        • September 20, 2013 -- Life Healing Center Media Collage Recovery Month HQ Event | PDF
        • Reprinted in PR Newswire
        • Andy Eckert Talking Points
        • Sheriff Robert Garcia Bio
        • Alexis Duprey Bio
        • Andy Eckert Bio
        • Life Healing Center McCaffrey Points National Recovery Month HQ News Conference
        • Life Healing Center Media Morning Schedule McCaffrey And Eckert Sept 20 2013
        • Life Healing Center Release National Recovery Month HQ News Conference
        • McCaffrey Bio Short CRC
        • Santa Fe Life Healing Center Speaker Bios
        • Santa Fe Life Healing Center Speakers List And Agenda
        • Photo: Bob Weiner, Miss New Mexico, and Gen. Barry McCaffrey
  • August 16, 2013 -- "4-Star General Barry McCaffrey -- Former US Drug Czar, Latin America & Iraq Commander -- to Keynote International Firefighters Health Symposium, Denver, Thursday, August 22, 10:15 AM, Hyatt Regency; Also Q&A 2:30" -- press release by RWA
        • August 22, 2013 -- Selected Media Coverage | Video on NBC KUSA 9News | Audio on KOA 850 AM
  • August 8, 2013 -- "Four-Star General Barry McCaffrey And Top National & State Officials At Winter Park News Conference 11am Aug. 15 To Urge Expansion Of Responsible Pain Management; To Address Treatment Gap For 116 Million Nationwide, Six Million Floridians" -- press release by RWA
  • August 5, 2013 -- "Special Report: Ethics and Real Life for Interventionists" -- in Addiction Professional -- quotes Melissa Preshaw, community relations and outreach director for CRC Health Group
  • May 27, 2013 -- "Multiple relapses and SUD treatment: What’s going wrong?" -- in Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly -- quotes A. Thomas McLellan and Phil Herschman of CRC Health Group | Original
  • May 13, 2013 -- "Names in the News" -- in Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly -- quotes Jerry Rhodes of CRC Health Group | Original
  • April 29, 2013 -- "Best treatments for young people with heroin addiction: No rule book" -- in Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly -- quotes Philip Herschman, Ph.D., of CRC Health Group | Original
  • April 13-27, 2013 -- Media Coverage of CRC Lehigh County Center For Recovery Grand Opening
        • April 27, 2013 -- "Newsmaker Q&A: Gen. Barry McCaffrey" -- in The Morning Call -- quotes Gen. Barry McCaffrey | Original
        • April 15, 2013 -- "Lehigh County opens new drug and alcohol center" -- in The Morning Call -- quotes Gen. Barry McCaffrey | Original
        • April 12, 2013 -- "4-Star Gen. McCaffrey, Lehigh County Exec. Hansell, PA Drug Program Sec Tennis to lead grand opening of Lehigh County-CRC Health/White Deer Run Drug Treatment Center 11 AM, Monday, April 15, 1620 Riverside Drive, Bethlehem PA" -- press release by RWA
        • Gen. Barry McCaffrey talking points
        • Jerome E. Rhodes talking points
        • The EAGLE Program is headed up by Margaret Latif from CRC Cupertino
        • CRC Lehigh Opening Flyer
        • Biography: Bill Hansell, Lehigh County Board of Commissioners
        • Biography: Gary Tennis, Secretary of the PA Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs
        • Agenda for Lehigh Grand Opening and Press Event
        • Biography: Jerome E. Rhodes, Chief Operating Officer, CRC Health Group
        • Biography: Four-Star General Barry R. McCaffrey, USA (Ret.)

  • April 8, 2013 -- "Responding to negative press: Methadone, buprenorphine targeted" -- in Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly -- quotes Bob Weiner of RWA | Original

  • February 18, 2013 -- Letter to the Editor to Bloomberg News -- from Philip Herschman, Ph.D., Chief Clinical Officer, CRC Health Group, in response to Bloomberg News article
        • February 18, 2013 -- "CRC decries news report critical of its methadone services" -- in Addiction Professional -- quotes Philip Herschman, CRC Health Group, in response to Bloomberg News article
        • February 8, 2013 -- "Drug Users Turn Death Dealers as Methadone From Bain Hits Street" -- in Bloomberg News

  • December 17, 2012 -- "SAMHSA issues final rule allowing OTPs to dispense take-home buprenorphine" -- in Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly -- quotes Philip L. Herschman, Ph.D., chief clinical officer of CRC Health Group -- generated by RWA | Original
  • November 5, 2012 -- "CRC now has a systemwide quality control program that is designed to make all of its programs of high clinical quality" -- in Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly -- quotes Chief Operating Officer Jerry Rhodes, CRC Health Group
  • October 22, 2012 -- "CRC celebrates Recovery Month with expansion in Pennsylvania" -- in Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly -- quotes Chief Operating Officer Jerry Rhodes and General Barry McCaffrey, CRC Health Group | PDF
  • September 28, 2012 -- "Handful of Biased Journalists Threaten Treatment Industry’s Good Work, Says CRC Health Group, Nation’s Largest Behavioral and Addiction Provider: op-ed in Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly October 1" -- press release by RWA
        • On PR Newswire
  • September 25, 2012 -- "Las Vegas National Obesity Summit -– 10:30 AM-12 Noon, Monday, October 1, 2012 -- Keynote Features 4-Star Gen.-Ex-Us Drug Czar Barry McCaffrey, NJ City Official Mike Theokas (lost 400 Lbs from 654), Country’s Top Behavioral Treatment Provider CEO CRC Health Group’s Andy Eckert, and Obesity Clinical Expert Eliza Kingsford at Bellagio Hotel Tower Ballroom" -- press release by RWA
        • Four-Star Gen. (Ret.) Barry McCaffrey Statements Points at Lifestyle Intervention Conference On Intervention, Food Addiction, And Recovery, Bellagio Hotel, Las Vegas NV, October 1, 2012
        • Biography of Gen. Barry McCaffrey
        • Las Vegas Eckert Lifestyle Conference Keynote Talking Points
        • Biography of Andy Eckert
        • Las Vegas Obesity Conference and Keynote Panel -- Overall Conference Agenda
        • Video -- WPVI (Philadelphia ABC TV) Coverage of CRC Brandywine National Recovery Month Event featuring the facility expansion and showing all at event and tree-shovel and ribbon-cutting
        • Video -- KLAS (CBS TV Las Vegas) Coverage of Obesity "Summit" featuring Wellspring at Structure House with Mike Theokas and Eliza Kingsford, and showing panel including Andy Eckert and Gen. McCaffrey
  • September 17, 2012 -- "National Drug Recovery HQ Event At Bowling Green Brandywine In Kennett Square Friday, September 21, 11 AM-Noon, To Feature Phillies 1980 World Series Champion Pitcher, PA Drug Czar, Former US Drug Czar, State Legislature Leaders, Labor Leaders, Local Officials, Mayor, Country’s Largest Treatment Provider, National & Local Treatment Experts; Will Address 23 Million-Person National Treatment “Gap” And 1 Million Without Treatment In Penn-Del" -- press release by RWA
        • Speakers For PA National Recovery Month Event, September 21, 2012
        • CRC Brandywine Speaker Biographies
        • CRC Brandywine McCaffrey Points
        • "Challenges to the Substance Abuse Treatment Community: Addiction and the Policymaking Process" -- PowerPoint presentation by Barry R. McCaffrey, General, USA (Retired)
        • "Recovery Takes Root" -- Presentation by Jerry Rhodes, Chief Operating Officer, CRC Health Group
  • July 26, 2012 -- "In Defense of Drug Treatment" -- in Time Magazine -- Letter by Dr. Philip L. Herschman, chief clinical officer, CRC Health Group
  • July 23, 2012 -- "CRC: Our treatment works" -- in Salon -- by Dr. Philip L. Herschman, chief clinical officer, CRC Health Group
  • June 3, 2012 -- "Who will get PTSD?" -- in The Boston Globe -- quotes Gen. Barry McCaffrey on page 5
  • FortuneMay 21, 2012 -- "CRC'S Comprehensive Role" -- in Fortune -- letter to the editor by R. Andrew Eckert, CEO, CRC Health Group | Original
  • April 16, 2012 -- "4-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Ex-Drug Czar, To Keynote San Diego National Conf. On Veterans With Substance Abuse, Mental Health Issues, Ptsd: Mon. April 23, 8:30 Am, Hotel Del Coronado to be Joined by CRC CEO Andy Eckert; service member who benefitted from treatment; and treatment counselor" -- press release by RWA
        • CRC San Diego Media Collage
        • Barry McCaffrey points
        • Andy Eckert points
        • Biography of Gen. Barry McCaffrey
        • Biography of Andy Eckert
        • CRC and Military Q&A
        • Diane Vchulek points - Foundations of Recovery
        • Washington Post Article
        • Foundations Recovery Front Page
        • Foundations Recovery Speakers
        • Foundations Recovery Agenda
  • February 14, 2012 -- "4-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey, National & NC Leaders Headline Nat’l-State Obesity Increasing Crisis, To Cite Disturbing National & State Epidemic, At Durham’s Structure House 35th Anniversary; All Will Call For Increased Action" -- press release by RWA
        • CRC Durham media collage
        • CRC Durham media collage
        • Structure House Speakers / Bios
        • Statement by Gen. Barry McCaffrey
        • Biography of Rep. Verla Insko
        • Biography of Durham Mayor William Bell
        • Andy Eckert Talking Points
        • Speaker Order and Intro List
        • Obesity Facts
        • Mayor Bell's proclamation
  • February 2, 2012 -- "Why patient advocacy movement is hidden for addiction" -- in Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly -- quotes Melissa Preshaw, CRC Health Group | PDF | Original
  • January 9, 2012 -- "More reflections from readers: Hopes and fears for 2012" -- in Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly -- quotes Andy Eckert, CEO, CEO, CRC Health Group, and Robert Weiner of RWA | Original
  • December 18, 2011 -- "CRC Health Group Issues Statement on Tennessean Article Largely Ignoring Overwhelming Successes in Difficult Addiction Cases and Compromised Population -- 30,000 Daily Treated -- While Reporting Unfortunate Outcomes of Select Few Cases" -- generated by RWA
  • October 13-14, 2011 -- CRC Aspen Media Coverage Park City -- coverage generated by RWA
        • October 13, 2011 -- "Troubled Youth" (Video) -- on KTVX-ABC4, Salt Lake City UT
        • October 13, 2011 -- "Troubled Youth" (Video) -- on KSL-NBC5, Salt Lake City UT -- includes Gen. McCaffrey and Atty. Gen. Shurtleff
        • October 13, 2011 -- "Troubled Youth" (Video) -- on KSL-NBC5, Salt Lake City UT -- includes Gen. McCaffrey and Atty. Gen. Shurtleff
        • October 13, 2011 -- Interview with CRC CEO Andy Eckert (Audio) -- on KSL-AM radio live, Salt Lake City UT
  • October 6, 2011 -- "Four-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Utah Attorney Gen. Mark Shurtleff, Utah First Lady Jeanette Herbert, Crc Health Ceo Andy Eckert to Keynote National Conference on Troubled Youth, Park City, Thurs., Oct. 13 -- press release by RWA
  • September 19, 2011 -- "11am Fri., Sept. 23 News Conference with 4-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey, National & Local Officials, Law Enforcement, Military, VIPs, Country’s Largest Treatment Provider To Highlight “Treatment Gap” in Drug Abuse; Twelve Oaks, Navarre FL Treatment Center is National HQ for Recovery Month Celebration, to Honor Recovering Military and General Population -- 2068 Healthcare Avenue, Navarre FL 32566" -- press release by RWA | DOCX
  • July 18, 2011 -- "Interview: CRC’s Herschman on choosing MAT for opioid addiction" -- in Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Weekly, page 5 -- coverage generated by RWA | DOC | Original
  • July 11, 2011 -- "New York Times Gets It Right: Drug Addiction Is A Disease, says Chief Clinical Officer of Nation’s Largest Treatment Provider, CRC Health Group’s Dr. Philip Herschman" -- press release by RWA
  • June 20, 2011 -- "Texas & US Drug Treatment Gap To Be Highlighted At News Conference 11:00 AM June 23 by Former US Drug Czar, US Music Industry/Grammys Addiction Services Leader, Miss Texas 2007, San Antonio Police Chief, Nation’s Leading Treatment CEO, other experts -- Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209" -- press release by RWA
        • June 23-24, 2011 -- CRC San Antonio Media Coverage “Highlighting the Texas and National Drug Treatment Gap” -- coverage generated by RWA
  • February 23-28, 2011: Coverage of CRC Philadelphia Treatment Science Breakthroughs-Vivitrol News Conference -- coverage generated by RWA
        • February 23-24, 2011 -- CRC Philadelphia Media Coverage
        • February 28, 2011 -- "CRC’s new CEO launches inpatient pre-Vivitrol detoxification program" -- in Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Weekly, page 1 | PDF
        • February 25, 2011 -- "CRC boosts Vivitrol for addiction treatment: McCaffrey, Eckert advocate monthly naltrexone injections to close 'treatment gap'" -- in Behavioral Health Care | PDF
        • February 24, 2011 -- "Treatment providers tout new drug to fight opioid addiction" -- on WHYY-Philadelphia | PDF
        • February 23, 2011 -- Gen. Barry McCaffrey, R. Andrew Eckert, and Jerry Rhodes on Rick Ford Show -- on WURD-Philadelphia | Original | Our segment begins about 1:00 into the show
  • February 22, 2011 -- "Science Breakthroughs to Reduce Nation's Drug Treatment Gap - News Conference Thursday, February 24, 11 AM, with national & city leaders at NCADD/Pro-Act Office, Philadelphia, 444 North 3rd Street" -- press release by RWA
        • CRC Philadephia Agenda
        • Gen. Barry M. McCaffrey Points
        • Gen. Barry M. McCaffrey Biography
        • R. Andrew Eckert Points
        • R. Andrew Eckert Biography
        • Jeb Bird Talking Points
        • Everett A. Gillison Biography
        • Miss Philadephia Andrea Helfrich Biography
        • Robert Lindsey Biography
        • Richard Pops Biography
        • Jerry Rhodes Points
        • Jerry Rhodes Biography
        • Philadelphia Drug Reports 2011
        • Vivitrol Study from Addiction Professional" January 27, 2011

  • November 8, 2010 -- CRC Vivitrol national radio interviews by Jerry Rhodes and Dr. William Jamack:
        • Jerry Rhodes interviews:
            • WTBQ-AM NEW YORK
            • HBOA NETWORK NATIONAL
            • WOCA-AM ORLANDO
            • NORTHERN NEWS NETWORK
            • WTOP-FM WASHINGTON DC
        • Dr. William Jamack interviews:
            • USA RADIO NATIONAL
            • WJSS AM BALTIMORE
            • WAMV AM ROANOKE
            • KWIX KANSAS CITY REGIONAL RADIO MISSOURI
            • 10 KPQ AM SEATTLE
  • October 25, 2010 -- "Sierra Tucson enhancing assessment by using SPECT imaging technology" in Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Weekly, page 1
  • October 16, 2010 -- "Prison Drug Treatment Would Reverse Overcrowding and Reduce Crime, Recidivism, Budgets" -- in The Chicago Sun-Times -- by Robert Weiner and Daphne Baille
  • October 12, 2010 -- "FDA's just-approved monthly drug treatment with Vivitrol could be "game changer," says country's largest drug treatment recovery president, CRC's Jerry Rhodes; provides addicts "one decision a month instead of 30" -- press release by RWA
  • September 1, 2010 -- "General Barry McCaffrey and Dr. Barry Karlin Discuss Substance Abuse within the Military" -- on WHQR 91.3 FM, Wilmington NC -- coverage generated by RWA
  • September 1, 2010 -- "Wednesday, September 1, 11 AM, news conference with 4-Star Gen. McCaffrey, NC Veterans Director, Congressman, CRC Health CEO, VIPs, Law Enforcement, Military; Wilmington Treatment Center National HQ To Launch Recovery Month, to Honor Recovering Military” -- press release by RWA
        •  CRC Wilmington Media Coverage  |  PDF 
        •  Dr. Barry Karlin and Gen. Barry McCaffery interviews on WECT NBC    Wilmington NC
        •  McCaffrey bio 
        •  Karlin bio 
        •  Charles Smith bio 
        •  Miss North Carolina bio 
        •  Rep. Mike McIntyre bio 
        •  McCaffrey points 
        •  Karlin points
  • July 28, 2010 -- Utah Conference on “Explosion of Youth Problems—Crisis and Solutions” to feature news conference with Attorney General Shurtleff, Four-Star General/Former U.S. Drug Czar McCaffrey, CRC Health Chairman Dr. Barry Karlin, special introduction by Utah First Lady Jeanette Herbert -- press release by RWA
        •  July 28, 2010 -- Selected Media Coverage of CRC-Aspen Conference on Explosion of Youth Problems, Salt Lake City UT  -- coverage generated by  RWA 
        •  July 28, 2010 -- Live interview of Dr. Barry Karlin and Gen. Barry McCaffrey on KSL TV (NBC) 
        •  July 28, 2010 -- Live interview of Dr. Barry Karlin and Gen. Barry McCaffrey on KCPW Radio (NPR)
  • July 20, 2010 -- "Karlin shares secrets of CRC success: Quality and business savvy" -- in Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Weekly  | DOC
  • June 1, 2010 -- "Make Meth Ingredients Prescription-Only, Says Former White House Drug Spokesman Bob Weiner; Oregon Did And Cut Crisis By Half" -- press release by RWA
        •  June 1, 2010 -- "Op-ed urges reclassification of pseudoephedrine"  -- in  Drug Store News
  • May 26, 2010 -- McCaffrey supports Californians against treatment budget cuts:
        •  May 26-28, 2010 -- Selected media from CRC/McCaffrey events in Sacramento and Tacoma  -- coverage generated by  RWA 
        •  May 26, 2010 -- "Physicians, Patients, Former U.S. Drug Czar/4-Star Gen. McCaffrey to Oppose Eliminating State Drug-Treatment Funding"  -- press release by California Opioid Maintenance Providers (COMP) and  RWA 
        •  May 25, 2010 -- "Drugs -- Myths, Facts, and the CA Budget"  -- presentation by 4-Star Gen. McCaffrey to California Legislature
  • May 18, 2010 -- "4-Star General-Former US Drug Czar Barry McCaffrey Featured At Tacoma Treatment Solutions 5-Year Anniversary -- press release by RWA
  • May 12, 2010 -- "Kerlikowske's Drug Policy: Not Bold Enough?" -- in The Seattle Times -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA
  • May 12, 2010 -- "New National Drug Strategy, While Has Some New Ideas, Fails To Reduce Treatment Gap Of 20+ Million People, Says Bob Weiner, Former ONDCP Spokesman -- press release by RWA
  • May 10, 2010 -- "Former White House Drug Czar Barry McCaffrey Lays Out Case Against Legalizing Marijuana As California Prepares To Vote" -- press release by RWA
        •  May 10, 2010 -- Gen. Barry McCaffrey on San Diego NBC-TV Channel 7/39
  • May 10, 2010 -- "Leaked strategy further exposes weaknesses of ONDCP" -- in Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Weekly -- quotes Bob Weiner of RWA
  • May 5, 2010 -- Barry McCaffrey Drug Courts Denver TV9 NBC -- interview and story generated by RWA
  • April 7, 2010 -- "Miss America ’08 to Openly Address Eating Disorders at News Conference April 9 at 11 AM in Costa Mesa, Ca; Joined by Former U.S. Drug Czar & 4-Star General, CA State Women’s Health Office Chief, and CEO of Country’s Largest Behavioral Disorders Treatment Provider" -- press release by RWA
        •  April 10, 2010 -- "Former Miss America Kirsten Haglund opens up about her struggles with eating disorder"  -- in  The Orange County Register  -- generated by  RWA 
        •  Photos courtesy of Kirsten Haglund, Miss America '08
  • March 16, 2010 -- "'Pharma parties' a troubling trend among youths" -- in Seattle Post Intelligencer -- Dr. Karlin interview generated by RWA
  • January 29, 2010 -- "Former White House Drug Spokesman Bob Weiner Urges Doubling Drug Treatment Budget" -- in Behavioral Health Central Daily Update -- sent to 120,000+ subscribers -- quotes Robert Weiner and Zoe Pagonis of RW
  • November 18, 2009 -- Bob Weiner quoted at Leahy-Holder Judiciary Senate Hearing by Senator Coburn concerning Medical Marijuana Enforcement -- on C-SPAN
        •  Link to video  -- on C-SPAN -- Discussion 30:28-35:00, Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) quotes Bob at 33:15
  • October 27, 2009 -- "Mark McGwire’s Message: “Cheat, Do Drugs, Cover Up When Congress Investigates,” says Ex-White House Drug Spokesman Bob Weiner; World Series Should Test Both Teams During Games” -- press release by RWA
  • October 21, 2009 -- "Medical Marijuana: “Be Careful,” Ex-White House Drug Spokesman Bob Weiner Tells DOJ about “New Lax Enforcement” Policy; “Prescription Marijuana Use May Explode for Healthy People” -- press release by RWA
        •  October 22, 2009 -- "Burning Debate"  -- in  The Washington Times  Inside the Beltway -- quotes Robert Weiner of  RWA
  • October 9, 2009 -- "Fri. Oct. 9, 11:15 AM News Conference with 4-Star Gen. & Former Drug Czar Barry McCaffrey, VIP’s at Burns TN New Life Lodge 25th Anniversary, Expansion, Drug Crisis News" -- press release by RWA 
        • October 9, 2009 -- Watch video: NBC-TV Nashville New Life Lodge clip of story as aired 
        • October 9, 2009 -- CRC New Life Lodge Expansion Media Coverage -- coverage generated by RWA 
        • October 12, 2009 -- "Counselor recalls her own addiction" -- in The Tennessean -- coverage generated by RWA 
        • Treatment Gap Tennessee
        • Treatment Gap National
        • McCaffrey bio 
        • New Life Lodge McCaffrey Points
        • Karlin bio 
        • New Life Lodge Karlin Points
        • New Life Lodge Agenda
        • New Life Lodge Emery Bio
        • New Life Lodge Chandler Bio
        • New Life Lodge expansion adolescent facility 
  • September 17, 2009 -- "Ex-drug czar says rehab is 'gift' to society: Addiction not 'moral' failing, health group chairman says" -- in Argus Leader, Sioux Falls SD -- coverage generated by RWA 
        • September 16-18, 2009 -- Selected Media Coverage from CRC Keystone Recovery Takes Flight Event 
        • September 14, 2009 -- "Keystone Sioux Falls is National HQ to Lead 100 Locations Nationwide in Balloon Liftoff Celebrating Recovery Against New Wave of Drug Abuse, Wednesday, September 16, 11 am News Conference, 12 noon Balloon Liftoff with Former U.S. Drug Czar/4-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Lieutenant Governor, Sioux Falls Mayor, Police, National Guard, CRC Health Group CEO Barry Karlin among VIPs -- press release by RWA 
        • Keystone Release September 2009
        • Keystone Agenda Wednesday, September 16
        • Keystone McCaffrey Statement Points
        • Keystone McCaffrey Canton Statement Points
        • Keystone Munson bio
        • Keystone Daugaard bio
        • Keystone Holman bio
        • Treatment Gap National
        • Treatment Gap South Dakota
        • Keystone Toso Bio
        • Keystone Karlin Points September 16, 2009
        • Keystone Karlin Canton Points
        • McCaffrey bio short CRC 
        • Karlin bio
  • May 20, 2009 -- McCaffrey NAATP CRC Coverage -- coverage generated by RWA
  • May 20, 2009 -- "4-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey To Be Featured Speaker At Palm Beach FL National Conference Of Drug & Alcohol Addiction Treatment Providers; Will Urge Drug Treatment Be Part Of National Health Insurance Reforms" -- press release by RWA
  • April 17, 2009 -- Ex-White House Drug Czar McCaffrey, U.S. Congress Drug Caucus Chair Cummings, CRC Health CEO Karlin Join Hopkins Researchers at News Conference April 17 on Breakthrough Study: Internet Video Drug Treatment as Effective as Traditional Counseling -- press release by RWA 
        • Selected Media Coverage from Internet Video Treatment JSAT Study-IBR-Hopkins-eGetgoing Press Conference -- coverage generated by RWA 
        • Karlin Hopkins Points April 17, 2009 
        • McCaffrey Hopkins News Conference Statement Points 4-17-09 
        • eGetgoing Internet treatment description 
        • JSAT April 2009 Abstract 
        • JSAT_April_2009_Article
  • February 24, 2009 -- "Mr. Know-It-All: Enrolling Friends in Rehab" -- in Wired Magazine
  • September 30, 2008 -- CRC Health Group Acquires Burkwood Substance Abuse Services in Hudson WI -- press release by RWA 
          • October 2, 2008 -- CRC acquires treatment center -- in Hudson (WI) Star-Observer -- generated by RWA
  • September 23, 2008 -- "CRC Health’s Steve Brugge of San Jose to Receive Outstanding Individual Award from Johnson Institute at National Press Club, Noon Thurs., Sept. 25, Washington, Dc, 14th and F Streets, NW" -- press release by RWA
  • September 5, 2008 -- "Former U.S. Drug Czar/4-star Gen. Barry McCaffrey, San Rafael mayor Al Boro and police chief Matt Odetto, CRC Health Group CEO Barry Karlin among VIP’s at Bayside Marin Recovery Center 11:15 am Sept. 10" -- press release by RWA 
          • September 3-10, 2008 -- Recovery Takes Flight press coverage 
          • September 7, 2008 -- "Events in North Bay Draw Attention to Prescription Drug Abuse -- 
             in Associated Press 
          • September 10, 2008 -- Gen. Barry McCaffrey Points at “Recovery Takes Flight,” Bayside Marin
  • July 16, 2008 -- "CRC Health Group Appoints James Hudak to Chief Administrative Officer" -- press release by RWA
  • February 8, 2008 -- "4-Star Gen. Barry Mccaffrey, Former U.S. Drug Czar, and Dr. Barry Karlin, Nation’s #1 Drug Treatment Provider, to Spearhead Drug Treatment W.Va. Advocacy Day Feb 13-14; 142,000 Need, Don’t Get Treatment in State" -- press release by RWA 
          • Press coverage of Gen. McCaffrey and Dr. Karlin W.Va. Advocacy Day 
          • Statement by Gen. McCaffrey
          • Statement by Dr. Karlin
          • McCaffrey Bio
          • Karlin Bio
  • November 19, 2007 -- "Methadone overdoses: Take-homes, benzodiazepines, induction phase debated" -- front-page article in Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly -- CRC/Tom Brady interview arranged by RWA
  • October 1, 2007 -- 4-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey, former U.S. Drug Czar, & Country’s Top Drug Treatment CEO Barry Karlin to keynote Palm Beach, FL National “Moment Of Change” Intervention Conference -- press release by RWA | in Word 
          • Points by Gen McCaffrey, Oct. 1, 2007 
          • Points by Dr. Barry Karlin, Oct. 1, 2007
  • September 21, 2007 -- "CRC Health Group To Acquire Durham’s Structure House, Weight Loss Facility; CRC Is Nation’s Largest Behavioral/Educational Health Provider" -- press release by RWA
  • September 10-11, 2007 -- CRC Allenwood Deer Run media coverage -- generated by RWA 
          • Points by Gen. McCaffrey, Sep. 10, 2007 
          • Points by Dr. Barry Karlin, CEO, CRC Health Group, introduction of Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Sep. 10, 2007 
          • Dr. Barry Karlin, CEO, CRC Health Group, introduction of Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Sep. 10, 2007 
          • September 10, 2007 -- "4-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Former U.S. Drug Czar, to Address National Drug Crisis, Keynote Grand Opening Of New Allenwood PA “National Model” Detox Center, Mon., Sep. 10, 10 am, Allenwood" -- press release by RWA
  • September 8, 2007 -- "Weiner Public News First Media Team at National Press Club 5K" -- press release by RWA
  • September 5, 2007 -- "4-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Former U.S. Drug Czar, to Keynote “Recovery Happens!” Rally For Treatment: Wed., Sep. 5, 11 am, State Capitol West Steps, Sacramento" -- press release byRWA 
          • Points by Gen. McCaffrey, Sep. 5, 2007 
          • Dr. Barry Karlin, CEO, CRC Health Group, introduction of Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Sep. 5, 2007 
          • "Recovery rally -- Capitol event celebrates triumph over drug, alcohol addiction" -- in Sacramento Bee -- generated by RWA
  • August 30, 2007 -- "CRC Health Group Announces Acquisition of Bayside Marin Recovery Center" -- press release by RWA
  • June 12, 2007 -- 3,000 Drug Treatment Leaders to Converge on Nation's Capital - Capitol Hill News Conference and Rally, Senate and House Visits to Call on Congress to Restore Drug Courts Funding Axed by Bush Budget -- features Gen. McCaffrey
  • April 6, 2007 -- "The Forgotten War on Drugs" -- on NPR -- All Things Considered -- -- quotes Gen. Barry McCaffrey -- generated by RWA --Quotes Gen. McCaffrey during CADCA/CRC event
  • March 22, 2007 -- "CRC Health Announces 2006 Fourth Quarter Earnings" -- press release by RWA
  • March 5, 2007 -- ”Former Drug Czar McCaffrey asks congressional leaders to assure health providers approve patient decisions in substance abuse parity bill moving in congress” -- press release by RWA
  • Thursday, February 8, 2007 -- 11 am, Cupertino CA: News Conference, Demo of National Drug Crisis Call Hotline Center (National Resource Center) results, 86,000 calls last year show increasing desperation; with Former US Drug Czar 4-Star General Barry McCaffrey, CRC Health CEO Dr. Barry Karlin, federal, state, local leaders. 
            • National Resource Center press release (in Word) 
            • National Resource Center Statistics Slides (in PowerPoint) 
            • National Resource Center Q&A (in Word) 
            • Gen. Barry McCaffrey bio 
            • Dr. Barry Karlin bio 
            • National Resource Center McCaffrey Points 
            • National Resource Center Karlin Points
  • January 28, 2007 -- "Methadone Saves Lives, Restores Productivity: Drug's Bad Press Shouldn't Harm Treatment For Addiction" -- op-ed by Gen. Barry McCaffrey -- in The Charleston Gazette front page Opinion section -- placed by RWA
  • December 17, 2006 -- "Prison drug treatment can curb violent crime resurgence" -- in The Buffalo News -- by Robert Weiner and Richard Bangs of RWA
  • October 23, 2006 -- CRC in Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Weekly October 23, 9, and 16
  • September 29, 2006 -- "CRC Health Group To Acquire Aspen Education, Leading Provider Of Treatment To Struggling Adolescents And Young Adults" -- press release by RWA
  • September 20-22, 2006 -- Press articles on CRC acquisitions announced Sept. 20, 2006 -- in Orange County Register and more -- coverage generated by RWA
  • September 8, 2006 -- "CRC’S Mark Sarneso of Latrobe, PA to Receive Pro-A “Ambassador Of The Year” Drug Addiction Recovery Leadership Award in Harrisburg Sept. 12" -- press release by RWA
  • August 31-September 5, 2006 -- CRC Carolina House Grand Opening Press Coverage -- generated by RWA
  • August 31, 2006 -- "4-Star General Barry McCaffrey (Ret.) To Address National Eating Disorder Crisis For Over 35 Million Americans At News Conference Opening Treatment" -- press release by RWA
  • McCaffrey Bio Short.doc
  • Karlin Bio.doc
  • CRC NC Johnson Bio.doc
  • CRC NC McCaffrey Points.doc
  • CRC NC Karlin points.doc
  • August 30, 2006 - "NIDA Director’s Op-ed Neglects Reduced Funding’s Impact on Surging Crime" -- in The Washington Post -- by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • August 15, 2006 -- "CRC Health Reports Operating Results for the Quarter ended June 30, 2006" -- press release through RWA
  • June 29, 2006 -- "Budget Cuts In Drug Prevention Push Crime Up" -- in The Memphis Commercial Appeal -- by Robert Weiner And Virginia Wattiker of RWA
  • June 9-10, 2006 -- Monterey Summit McCaffrey-Karlin CRC Coverage -- coverage generated by RWA
  • June 9, 2006 -- Monterey NBC McCaffrey-Karlin -- coverage generated by RWA
  • June 8, 2006 -- "4-Star General Barry McCaffrey And Country’s Top Drug Treatment CEO Barry Karlin To Keynote Monterey, Ca Western U.S. “Summit For Clinical Excellence”: Friday, June 9, 1:30 pm, Hyatt Regency Monterey" -- press release by RWA
  • General McCaffrey Monterey Points
  • General McCaffrey Biography
  • Dr. Karlin Monterey Points
  • Dr. Karlin Biography
  • May 18, 2006 -- "CRC Health Reports Operating Results for the Quarter ended March 31, 2006" - - in U.S. Newswire -- coverage generated by RWA
  • April 28, 2006 -- "CRC Health Reports Operating Results for the Year and Quarter ended December 31, 2005" - - in U.S. Newswire -- coverage generated by RWA
  • April 26, 2006 -- AATOD Atlanta advisory McCaffrey
  • April 26, 2006 -- AATOD McCaffrey Points
  • April 26, 2006 -- McCaffrey Biography
  • April 26, 2006 -- Parrino Biography
  • April 26, 2006 -- Herschman Biography
  • April 25, 2006 -- "Four-Star Gen./Former Drug Czar Barry McCaffrey to Urge Expanded Prison Drug Treatment -- in U.S. Newswire -- press release by RWA
  • April 24, 2006 -- "Four-Star Gen./Former Drug Czar Barry McCaffrey to Urge Expanded Prison Drug Treatment at News Conference; Joined By Mark Parrino -- press release by RWA
  • April 11, 2006 -- CRC San Diego Press Coverage -- coverage generated by RWA
  • April 9-10, 2006 -- CRC San Diego Transcripts -- coverage generated by RWA
  • April 10, 2006 -- “New heroin” addictive painkiller drug crisis San Diego conference with 4-star Gen. McCaffrey, San Diego mayor Sanders, top treatment provider CRC Health Group’s Dr. Phil Herschman, 300 state treatment specialists" -- press release by RWA
  • March 28, 2006 -- "Chat Therapy: Patients Seek Help Via Instant Messaging" -- in Wall Street Journal -- generated by RWA
  • March 13, 2006 -- "Drug-Abuse Treatment Goes On-Line” -- in San Diego Union-Tribune -- coverage generated by RWA
  • March 6-8, 2006 -- CRC-McCaffrey-Karlin NM Jail Methadone Media Coverage -- generated by RWA
  • March 2, 2006 -- "Four-Star General Barry McCaffrey (Former U.S. Drug Czar) and Top U.S. Drug Treatment CEO Barry Karlin to Join NM Secretary of Health Michelle Lujan Grisham in Announcing National Model Methadone Treatment Program for Opiate Addicted Prison Inmates" -- press release by RWA
  • February 20, 2006 -- "Getting Help Online" -- this story appeared in more than 20 Knight-Ridder newspapers, including San Jose Mercury News -- features Dr. Barry Karlin -- generated by RWA -- PDF version with photo
  • January 4, 2006 -- "Virtual Therapy" -- in Newsweek -- quotes Dr. Barry Karlin of eGetGoing -- placed by RWA
  • November 29, 2005 -- "National Drug Treatment Leaders To Meet In Atlanta" -- press release by RWA
  • Gen. Barry McCaffrey - Biography
  • Gen. Barry McCaffrey - SECAD Points
  • Dr. Barry Karlin - Biography
  • Dr. Barry Karlin - SECAD Points
  • Drug Abuse Statistics
  • September 21, 2005 -- "Cupertino is Center for National Drug Program" -- front-page article in Cupertino (CA) Courier -- generated by RWA
  • September 19, 2005 -- "CRC’s Karlin describes steps toward success" -- front-page article in Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly -- generated by RWA
  • September 17, 2005 -- "Baton Rouge center takes patients" -- The Advocate, Baton Rouge LA -- generated by RWA
  • September 16, 2005 -- "Baton Rouge Treatment Center Spearheads Free Drug Abuse Treatment For Victims in Hurricane Region by CRC Health Group, Country's Largest Substance Abuse Treatment Provider" -- inU.S. Newswire -- press release by RWA
  • September 13, 2005 -- "Drug Treatment Service Doubles Size Of Headquarters" -- in (San Jose CA) Mercury News -- generated by RWA
  • September 12, 2005 -- Interview with Four-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey -- on KNTV -- NBC11 TV News Channel 11 San Francisco CA -- broadcast transcript
  • September 12, 2005 -- CRC Cupertino News Conference Advisory with national, state, local leaders -- press release by RWA
  • CRC eGetgoing Online Treatment Outcome Data June 2001-June 2005 -- in WORD
  • CRC Cupertino - Talking Points by Gen. Barry McCaffrey -- in WORD
  • CRC Cupertino - Talking Points by Dr. Barry Karlin -- in WORD
  • CRC Cupertino - News Conference Time/Speaker List -- in WORD
  • June 15-16, 2005 -- Media coverage of retired U.S. Army Gen. Barry McCaffrey and Dr. Barry Karlin -- including "Addiction aid sought: General wants money restored to state budget" -- in The Harrisburg PA Patriot-News -- arranged and placed by RWA
  • June 14, 2005 -- "Keep anti-drug budget in place to offset the threat" -- by retired U.S. Army Gen. Barry McCaffrey and Dr. Barry Karlin -- in The Harrisburg PA Patriot-News -- arranged and placed by RWA
  • June 1, 2005 -- Gen. Barry McCaffrey to keynote state capitol news conference on 35th anniversary of White Deer Run, PA's largest treatment provider; will urge increasing budget to reduce 630,000-person treatment gap -- press release by RWA
  • March 30, 2005 -- CRC Sierra Tucson acquisition announcement coverage, including "San Jose Company Agrees to Buy Sierra Tucson Addiction Treatment Center" -- in Associated Press -- coverage generated by RWA
  • February 9, 2005 -- "Nation’s Largest Drug Abuse Treatment CEO, CRC’s Dr. Barry Karlin, To Tell Major UBS Financial Conference About National Treatment Gap And CRC’s Growth To #1 To Meet Need" -- press release by RWA
  • November 15, 2004 -- "New clinic to target addiction of pain pills" -- in The News Tribune, Tacoma WA (front page) -- coverage generated by RWA
  • November 9, 2004 -- Transcript of Seattle/Tacoma Trinity Broadcasting Network’s “Public Report” interview of General Barry McCaffrey, Dr. Barry Karlin, and Joan Bunnell -- coverage generated by RWA
  • November 9, 2004 -- CRC Tacoma Advisory and Karlin-McCaffrey Statement -- prepared by RWA
  • November 4, 2004 -- "Health group builds clinic in Tacoma" -- Daily Journal of Commerce (Seattle WA) -- coverage generated by RWA
  • November 3, 2004 -- Top National Anti-Drug Leaders Join Grand Opening of Tacoma-Lakewood 350-Person Treatment Facility -- prepared by RWA
  • October 6-7, 2004 -- Dr. Barry Karlin-CRC Health Group Media During NAADAC Conference, W. Yellowstone, MT -- coverage generated by RWA
  • October 7, 2004 -- "Dr. Barry Karlin, chairman and CEO, CRC Health Group, NAADAC Conference keynote speech, West Yellowstone, Montana"
  • October 6, 2004 -- Biography of Barry W. Karlin, Ph.D.
  • October 6, 2004 -- "W. Yellowstone National Anti-Drug Conference to be Keynoted by Country's Largest Drug Treatment Provider CEO, Dr. Barry Karlin" -- press release by RWA
  • August 2-3, 2004 -- Texas Drug Conference Media Coverage for CRC/Barry Karlin/Barry McCaffrey, including op-ed, press, and TV generated by RWA
  • February 2, 2004 -- "Fast-growing CRC Health acquires methadone provider; company to seek role in national issues" -- front page story in Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Weekly -- coverage generated by RWA
    •  December 19, 2003 -- "CRC Acquires NSC, Now Nation's Largest Methadone and Traditional Substance Abuse Provider" -- press coverage and release generated by RWA
  • October 6, 2003 -- CRC programs in Washington State -- in Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Weekly -- front page story generated by RWA
  • September 22-24, 2003 -- Consolidated press coverage of national and state anti-drug leaders Washington State news conference and media events-- coverage generated by RWA
  • September 22, 2003 -- CRC Health Group Washington News Conference Points by Gen. Barry McCaffrey and by Dr. Barry Karlin -- Photo by Dixon Hamby-- points generated for news conference organized byRWA
  • September 22, 2003 -- CRC Health Group Year 1 Outcomes Outpatient Treatment-- points generated for news conference organized by RWA
  • September 18, 2003 -- National Anti-Drug Leaders to Hold New Conference to Announce Washington State Treatment Leaders "Most Progressive in Nation"-- press release by RWA
  • June 10, 2003 -- "Commentary: Drug treatment should be just a click away" by Barry McCaffrey and Barry Karlin in the Orlando Sentinel -- generated and placed by RWA
  • March 20, 2003 -- Letter to the Editor from Gen. Barry McCaffrey re Treatment Budget and CRC Health Corp. -- in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette-- Drafted and placed by RWA
  • March 3, 2003 -- Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly,lead story: "CRC Health Becoming Force in Addiction; Acquisition Makes Company Largest" -- Press coverage generated by RWA
  • February 26, 2003 -- CRC Health Corporation announces the acquisition of Comprehensive Addiction Programs, Inc. -- Press release by RWA
  • February 3, 2003 -- "Nation's First Online Substance Abuse Treatment Expands Internationally; eGetgoing Partners with TieCare International to Reach International Education Community" -- from CBS MarketWatch -- Press coverage generated by RWA
        • Story in CBS MarketWatch
  • February 3, 2003 -- "Nation's First Online Substance Abuse Treatment Expands Internationally; eGetgoing Partners with TieCare International to Reach International Education Community " -- from Silicon Valley Business Ink -- Press coverage generated by RWA
        • Story in Silicon Valley Business Ink
  • December 4, 2002 -- "eGetgoing Wins eHealthcare's Gold Medal for Best Website; Country's Only Online Drug Treatment Wins 'Gold' Award For Physician/Clinician-Focused Site" -- from Silicon Valley Business Ink -- Press coverage generated by RWA
        • Story in Silicon Valley Business Ink
        • Story in CBS MarketWatch
        • Story in The Dallas Morning News
  • November 13, 2002 -- "Web-based rehab program pointed at teens" -- from USA Today -- Generated by RWA
        • TV and Radio Coverage of CRC/teenGetgoing Launch News Conference and Interviews, November 11-18, 2002 -- Organized and generated by RWA
        • Story in USA Today
        • Story in San Jose Mercury News, November 14, 2002
  • November 13, 2002 -- "Teen Internet Drug and Alcohol Treatment: Country's First Launched in San Jose" -- Press release by RWA
  • November 11, 2002 -- Transcript of Live Interview of Dr. Barry Karlin, Ph.D., CEO of CRC Health/eGetgoing, KCBS Radio, San Francisco -- Generated by RWA
  • November 11, 2002 -- "Nation's First Teen Internet Drug Treatment Program to Be Launched in San Jose November 13 by Former US Drug Czar and CRC Health Corporation" -- Press release by RWA