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Dr. Nora D. Volkow, NIDA Director, unveils new report Dr. Nora D. Volkow, NIDA Director, unveils new report on drug abuse treatment for criminal justice populations.
Dr. Timothy Condon addresses the media Dr. Timothy Condon addresses the media. Cook County Chief Judge Timothy Evans and TASC President Melody Heaps listen in the background.
Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley expresses support for the new NIDA recommendations Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley expresses support for the new NIDA recommendations.
Melody Heaps, President of TASC, Inc. Melody Heaps, President of TASC, Inc. (Treatment Alternatives for Safe Communities) emphasizes the importance of local treatment programs.
The Honorable Timothy Evans, Chief Judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County The Honorable Timothy Evans, Chief Judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County, supports addiction treatment for drug abusing offenders. .
NIDA Communications Director Carol Krause NIDA Communications Director Carol Krause introduces event speakers.
Cheryl Cline, former offender in recovery from drug addiction Cheryl Cline, former offender in recovery from drug addiction, shares her experience.
Tim Bell, former offender in recovery from drug addiction Tim Bell, former offender in recovery from drug addiction, speaks about his substance abuse and treatment.
Angel Cruz, former offender in recovery from drug addiction Angel Cruz, former offender in recovery from drug addiction, explains how his life has changed due to treatment.
Dr. Nora Volkow is interviewed following Dr. Nora Volkow is interviewed following the press conference.
Posters of drug abuse statistics and graphics are displayed at the press event Posters of drug abuse statistics and graphics are displayed at the press event.
Reporters ask questions Reporters ask questions following the press conference.

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