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Librarian-Hickory Campus

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Dawn Behrend
Carl A. Rudisill Library
Room 122
Lenoir Rhyne University
Hickory, NC 28630

Your Librarian

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Craig Varley
Center for Graduate Studies of Asheville
Lenoir-Rhyne University
36 Montford Ave
Asheville, NC 28801
Room 322
Subjects:Public Health

Internet Resources

When selecting Internet resources it is important to evaluate the quality of any websites that you use. Consult the USM Library’s Evaluating Web Resources guide, or Evaluating Web Pages (UC Berkley) for evaluation criteria. The following is a selected list of websites that you may find useful.

“The Institute continuously engages more than 190,000 professionals, including front-line clinicians and private-practice therapists; nurses, physicians, and other medical professionals; and executive-level decision makers at a wide range of for-profit, not-for-profit, public, and private mental health and substance use treatment organizations.” (from 

The Institute runs two informative websites in addition to two popular magazines:

  • Behavioral Health Executive
    Topics include: technology news, trends in business strategy, treatment, policy and management topics
  • Addiction Professional 
    Topics include: 12-Step Treatment, Clinical Challenges, Evidence-Based Practices, Integrated Care, Process Addictions, Special Populations

Government Websites

Associations and Organizations