Posts Tagged ‘press release’

Lehigh Valley Drug and Alcohol Intake Closing Allentown Office

Lehigh Valley Drug and Alcohol Intake closing Allentown office
For 28 years, the downtown Allentown office of the Lehigh Valley Drug and Alcohol Intake Unit was the first place many people visited to find release from the grip of substance abuse. More than 3,000 people a year would go to the modest offices on …
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Mountainside Treatment Center Tackles Sharp Rise in Connecticut Heroin Abuse
Heroin abuse is an urgent health crisis that has Connecticut in its grip, with heroin addiction currently ranking second behind alcohol as the reason people seek substance abuse treatment. Mountainside treatment center has long been on the front lines …
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SFSC Approves Substance Abuse Testing Policy

SFSC approves substance abuse testing policy
April 27– AVON PARK– The South Florida State College Board of Trustees unanimously approved a policy authorizing the development of a substance abuse testing program, which could allow random drug testing of any student in any program.
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Connecticut drug addicts describe recovery, challenges
Michael Botticelli, acting director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, said Thursday that 23 million Americans are in recovery from substance abuse. Botticelli, who is in recovery from alcohol addiction, encouraged people to speak out about …
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Pair Opens 'recovery-based' Center to Treat Addictions

Pair opens 'recovery-based' center to treat addictions
"We call it recovery-based," said Bierman, meaning that detoxification is part of the treatment. "I see other treatment centers, especially with opiate addicts, use replacement medication, also known as medication management, where they substitute …
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Deadly addiction: Heroin use, a tragic wrong turn for prescription drug
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have classified prescription drug abuse as an epidemic, and a national drug survey showed that one-third of people aged 12 and older who used drugs for the first time began by using a prescription drug …
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Garfield Co. Group Gets Grant to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse – Enid News & Eagle

Garfield Co. group gets grant to combat prescription drug abuse – Enid News & Eagle

Garfield Co. group gets grant to combat prescription drug abuse
Enid News & Eagle
“Being certified as a CHIO brings more attention and increased capacity to our community's efforts to decrease prescription drug abuse,” said Sean Byrne, executive director of PreventionWorkz. “This is a problem that has reached epidemic proportions

Prescription Drug Abuse – Google News


Oklahoma Tackles the Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic – Huffington Post

Oklahoma Tackles the Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic
Huffington Post
Everyone knows someone who has been seriously affected by prescription drug abuse. Yet, when a report issued late last year revealed that the leading cause of accidental death in the United States is drug overdose — primarily from prescription drugs
AG's office taking part in National Prescription Drug Take-Back DayWest Virginia Record
Rahall convenes meeting on West Virginia's prescription drug abuse The Republic

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Teen Prescription Drug Abuse on the Rise


Teen prescription drug abuse on the rise – As part of our ongoing Campus Journalists series, Cameron University student Kyle Bush takes us to the inaugural Medicine Park Trout Festival. This story air…


Audrey McFarlane Appointed to the Canadian Centre for Substance Abuse
OTTAWA, April 28, 2014 /CNW/ – Today, Health Minister Rona Ambrose announced the appointment of Audrey McFarlane to the Canadian Centre for Substance Abuse (CCSA) Board of Directors for a three-year term. Ms. McFarlane is currently the Executive …
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Alcohol Abuse. Alcohol Abuse Is Dangerous.


Alcohol abuse. Alcohol abuse is dangerous. – Get book “How to Give Up Alcohol” –″ Alcohol abuse is dangerous. What is the danger of alcoho…


Connecting Alcohol Use in Adolescence With Risky Behavior in Adulthood
But it's sort of a chicken-and-egg problem, because it's been unclear whether some people have a natural tendency toward alcohol abuse, or if alcohol itself has an effect on the brain,” said Schindler. The study bolsters the evidence that alcohol …
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