National Library of Addictions – Nathaniel Hakim Askia Lifetime Achievement Award Photographs

C177D538-04FA_nla_logoNational Library of Addictions
National Network of Libraries of Medicine Award

The Library of Addictions was founded in 1993 by Dr. Punyamurtula Kishore.

Dr. Punyamurtula Kishore MD

Dr. Kishore created the Nathaniel Hakim Askia Lifetime Achievement Award in 2002 as a way to acknowledge the unspoken heroes who often go unrecognized.

Mary Ann Jurkiewicz – River Street Detox – receives the 2002 Nathaniel Hakim Askia Award

David_MulliganDavid H. Mulligan 2003

carl j. alvesCarl J. Alves receives the Nathaniel Hakim Askia Award 2004

RAS_teagan0247-UPMs. Hazel Teagan receives Nathaniel Hakim Askia Award 2005

Gandara_Mental_Health_Center_278244Milagros Rivas – recipient of the Nathaniel Hakim. Askia Lifetime Achievement

Chuck FarisChuck Faris receives Nathaniel Hakim Askia Award 2007

jan mannone 2008Jan Mannone honored with the Nathaniel Hakim Askia Lifetime Achievement Award 2008

jim cuddyJim Cuddy Receives the Nathaniel Hakim Askia Lifetime Achievement Award 2009

Kishore-Elieen-McGrath-AskiaEileen McGrath Receives the 2010 Nathaniel Hakim Askia Award

sen. steven tolmanState Sen. Steven Tolman 2011 recipient of the Nathaniel Hakim Askia Lifetime Achievement Award

The Nathaniel Hakim Askia Award is named after a man who recovered from heroin addiction in the 1960s and subsequently founded the FIRST Academy, a therapeutic community for recovering addicts in Roxbury.

Nathaniel Askia – pioneer drug counselor

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See Also:

Journal of National Library of Addictions

Lifetime Achievement Award

National Library of Addictions Ambassador 2004

Kishore Leadership Roles

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