Joe Schrank, LCSW, is a clinical social worker, drug policy reform advocate, and journalist. He is a frequent contributor to Salon, The Daily Beast, Huffington Post, and Fox News. Abstinent from all forms of intoxication for more than twenty years, Schrank believes addiction is the health crisis of our time. He lives in San Francisco, California and remains a fairly disgruntled alcoholic.
Counselor Magazine is the official publication of the California Association of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP). Counselor offers online continuing education, article archives, subscription deals, and article submission guidelines. It has been serving the addiction field for more than thirty years.
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