Op-Ed/Editorials – November Giveaway & Accepting Nominations for Lifetime Achievement Award


2012 is the 20th anniversary of the Division on Addiction #DOA20th. To celebrate, each month we will host one anniversary event. This month, we are giving away 20 copies of Anne Fletcher's forthcoming book, Inside Rehab: The Surprising Truth about Addiction Treatment – and How to Get Help that Works. There are two weeks left to enter.


To be eligible to receive a copy of this new book, tell us how you use the BASIS at basis@divisiononaddictions.org by November 29. On November 30, we will post a list of 20 recipients who email us the best uses of The BASIS or Division website/research.

The Division on Addiction seeks nominations for its 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award. Nominations are welcome from any interested party and nominees can reside anywhere in the world. The Lifetime Achievement Award is given to individuals who have made sustained, outstanding, and unusually significant contributions to the study and treatment of addiction throughout a career.

Please send nominations in writing to Tasha Chandler (Head of Research and Academic Operations, Division on Addiction, 101 Station Landing, Suite 2100, Medford, MA 02155; tchandler@challiance.org) by November 30, 2012. Nominations should include the nominee’s CV and a letter clearly identifying the reasons why you think the nominee deserves this distinction. The nomination letter should be no longer than two pages in length.

The Division will announce the recipient on December 14, 2012.

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