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NY Times story featuring an MM Therapist
The Center for Motivation and Change
(A Moderation-Friendly therapist) was featured in a New York Times article by Gabrielle Glaser, published July 3 2014. The Center's approach using motivational interviewing and harm reduction therapy is discussed as new tools for treating individual and family issues. Contact: CMC Center for Motivation and Change 276 Fifth Ave, Suite 1101, NYC (212) 683-3339

Please Help MM Support Research Requests
Interested in joining OTHER studies?
We have a new Listserv to support research requests:
MMRESEARCH
http://www.moderation.org/research/
This group consists of self-selected individuals who are willing to accept requests from researchers looking for research participants. These researchers must first apply for and be approved by Moderation Management™; research requests can be sent to research@moderation.org.

Reader's Digest March 2014 Features MM
The March 2014 Issue of "Reader's Digest" includes our own Donna Dierker in the health article Sobering Up, written by journalist Gabrielle Glaser. Although this issue is not available as a free download, copies of this edition can be found at local libraries or in dentist & doctor's offices around town.

Psychology Today article featuring MM!
  In "How to Disappear Completely", MM member Kelsey Osgood discusses her experiences battling anorexia and challenges with alcohol as a participant in the Moderation Management program.
http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/how-disappear-completely/201402/moderate-drinking-the-former-anorexic

Moderation Management™ announces
our new Chairman of the MM Board of Directors

  Moderation Management welcomes Dr. Marc Kern as our new Chairman of the Moderation Management Board of Directors
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/01/prweb11513034.htm
  Our thanks also to our outgoing Chairman, Dr. Andrew Tatarsky, who guided the Moderation Management Board of Directors for over a decade and continues as an active board member.
See our Who We Are page.

NPR Interviews Gabrielle Glaser
"New Thinking On Women And Alcohol"
  Journalist Gabrielle Glaser was interviewed on January 20th on the NPR show "Here & Now". Moderation Management™ is featured in this interview! A podcast (Download with this link, 6.26mb) of this interview can be downloaded from the NPR website at:
http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2014/01/20/women-and-alcohol
(The webpage's comments are well worth reading.)

New York Times Op-Ed Piece
"Cold Turkey Isn't the Only Route"
  Renowned journalist Gabrielle Glaser has written a controversial Op-Ed for the New York Times, describing moderation as an acceptable solution for lifestyle problems with alcohol. Please take some time to read the comments and understand that, although we have come far, there is still a long way to go.

The MM Store is now open at Cafe Press!
The new Moderation Management™ store
is now open at Cafe Press.
MM-Branded items are available.
Visit at: www.cafepress.com/modmgmt
Moderation Management also recieves a significant donation from each sale.

New Studies show acceptance
of Moderation Options by Therapists

Two new studies, just released, show the therapeutic community has a high degree of acceptance for moderation therapies.
They are available as abstracts for free; full text PDF's are available for a fee. National Institute of Health:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23088408
And the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment:
http://www.journalofsubstanceabusetreatment.com/article/S0740-5472(13)00152-9/abstract
  The full text of these articles are available as either a subscription or a paid fee- $11.95 and $31.50. But the abstracts effectively summarize the results- Moderation therapies appear to be becoming a mainstream option for traditional addiction treatment practitioners.

New Book Announced by Stanton Peele
"Recover! Stop Thinking Like an Addict and Reclaim Your Life with The PERFECT Program"
Written by Stanton Peele and Ilse Thompson, the book will be generally available on February 4th 2014. Pre-orders are taken at Amazon: http://amzn.to/1cOb4Y9.   Dr. Peele has long been a powerful advocate for Moderation therapies, and a good friend of Moderation Management.
Website: theperfectprogram.net
Facebook: facebook.com/theperfectprogram

New Podcast, featuring our Dr. Marc Kern
Dr. Adi Jaffe and Dr. Marc Kern (an MM Founder and member of the Moderation Management Board of Directors) join Dr. Drew for a discussion about addiction and the slightly different ways that they approach recovery and management of the disease. Later they take calls from listeners on opiate addiction, methamphetamine dependency turning to alcohol dependency and why the body has THC receptors.
Their wide-ranging discussion includes Moderation Management, Dr. Kern's book (co-author) Responsible Drinking, and a doctor's perspective on addiction and recovery.
http://drdrew.com/050-dr-adi-jaffe-and-dr-march-kern/

New Research Paper Released, featuring MM
"Moderation Management: A Mutual-Help Organization for Problem Drinkers Who Are Not Alcohol-Dependent"
Written By: Anna Lembkea & Keith Humphreys
Published in: Journal of Groups in Addiction & Recovery
    Volume 7, Issue 2-4, 2012
Special Issue: Broadening the Base of Addiction Mutual Support Groups: Bringing Theory and Science to Contemporary Trends
Download your Free Copy from:
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1556035X.2012.705657

Major Industry Award
For "Responsible Drinking"
The Association for Behavorial
and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT)
has presented the
"ABCT Self-Help Book of Merit Award"
to the MM Workbook  "Responsible Drinking",
on October 1st 2010.
As an ABCT Award Winner,
the publishers now have the right
to add a commemorative seal to
future printings of this important book.

The MM Forum is Launched!
Visit the new MM Forum
at http://forum.moderation.org
The MM Forum features both public areas and subscriber-only content.
Come join in on the discussions -
Subscriber logins are free.

The Moderate Drinking Website
is Online!

Dr. Reid Hester has generously donated all profits from the program to Moderation Management™. The Moderate Drinking program is evidence-based, so consider giving it a try to improve your chances of success.
Direct link to this new resource: www.moderatedrinking.com.

Drinker's Checkup
The Drinker's Checkup
Wondering about your drinking? If you are unsure aboiut changing your drinking, consider this program by Dr. Reid Hester, a member of our MM Board of Directors.

New MM Literature Available!
See our "MM Literature and Publications" page, with our latest trifold pamphlet.

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˜ Statement of Appreciation ˜
The Board of Directors of Moderation Management
wishes to extend our Grateful Appreciation
for the Work of Mr. Rudy Hoeltzel
[Mouse Over me for more...]
   Rudy Hoeltzel is one of Moderation Management's strongest lay members. Although he came to MM later in life, he proved to be both a powerful supporter and advocate for the program. After founding the Morristown MM Meeting (which ran for 10 years), Rudy helped co-author the Moderation Management workbook "Responsible Drinking" as one of three authors and the only non-professional voice.

Moderation Management™ (MM)
is a behavioral change program and support group network for people concerned about their drinking and who desire to make positive lifestyle changes.

Moderation Management Network, Inc.
2795 East Bidwell Street
Suite 100-244
Folsom, California 95630-6480

The Moderation Management
Network, Inc. (MMNI)

is a registered 501c Non-Profit
Corporation. We are lay-led
by individuals who are concerned
about their drinking.

MMNI is member-supported.
Your assistance
is always appreciated.

 
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