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Protecting Our Children from Addiction – Part 3

by Larry Moliterno The last few months we’ve been discussing why, as a community, we don’t protect our children from addiction like we protect them from car accidents, sunburn, and other diseases/safety hazards. But how do we start to do this? We first have to remember that this is not …

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Protecting Our Children from Addiction – Part 2

by Larry Moliterno We know that we’re struggling with addiction in our community at epidemic levels. But is it possible to prevent addiction before it happens? Last month, I discussed all the safety precautions we routinely put in place to keep our children safe; yet we seem to lack in …

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Pittsburgh and Cleveland Comedians to Be Featured in “Crossroads Comedy Rivalry”

Laugh All Night for $20 to Benefit Addiction Prevention Education — Thursday, October 20 Pittsburgh has the best professional hockey team (NHL Champs Penguins), Cleveland has the best basketball team (NBA Champions Cavaliers) — so which city has the best comedians? Area comedy fans will get a chance to find …

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Former NBA Referee Will Detail His Recovery from the Gambling Addiction That Ended His Career

Tim Donaghy recently launched his motivational speaking career, which was inspired by his ongoing recovery from a serious gambling addiction that abruptly and permanently ended his successful 13-year career as an NBA referee. With a combination of insight, sincerity and enthusiasm, he hopes to encourage others to learn from his …

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Protecting Our Children from Addiction – Part 1

by Larry Moliterno In your life, certain moments stick with you. Not too long ago I attended a funeral of a young man in his 30s who had died from a heroin overdose. I watched his mother standing next to the casket, as she looked at him in disbelief. I …

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