Last updated on: 9/20/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Syracuse Behavioral Healthcare Biography

Position:
Pro to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

Organzation’s president testified in favor of medical marijuana at the Dec. 13, 2002 and Jan. 22, 2003 Public Hearings of the New York State Assembly hearings on Medical Marijuana.

Jan. 22, 2003

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Others
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Description:

“Syracuse Behavioral Healthcare [SBH] programs have helped thousands of Central New York families struggling with alcohol and other drug addictions.

We have been providing services to Central New Yorkers in various forms since 1920.

We founded Central New York’s first community residence for alcoholism in 1959.

Since then we have grown to become Central New Yorks most comprehensive provider of addiction treatment and rehabilitation services.”

“About SBH,” SBH website (accessed Sep. 20, 2007)

Mission:

“To promote recovery from the effects of alcoholism and other addictions and from the effects of other psychological and emotional problems.”

SBH website (accessed Sep. 20, 2007)

Other:
Nonprofit 501(c)(3)