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Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation to host community discussion April 16 in Rancho Santa Fe with national experts

Leading national voices will join local leaders for a wide-ranging community discussion on substance use and addiction April 16 in Rancho Santa Fe at The Nativity School Holy Family Activity Center.

The event—to be presented by the Hazelden Betty Ford Institute for Recovery Advocacy, a trusted national voice addiction prevention, treatment and recovery—also will mark the 100th anniversary of former First Lady Betty Ford’s birth. Ford—born April 8, 1918—passed away in 2011, leaving a rich legacy that included founding of the nonprofit Betty Ford Center in Rancho Mirage in 1982.

Collaborators for the community discussion, which is free and open to the public, include The...