National Recovery Month Video

Rich Morey, a Public Health Advisor at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, provides an overview of the 2012 Recovery Month toolkit and demonstrates how to access various sections of the toolkit on This video shows how to navigate throughout all portions of the toolkit, including the Media Outreach, Targeted Outreach, and Resources sections.

Freehold Township Recognizes Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month
In addition to naming September “Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month,” the Committee also awarded Mann with another proclamation naming Oct. 23 through Oct. 31 “Red Ribbon Week.” Monmouth County Freeholder Thomas Arnone was present at ...

Twp. Group Seeks Funds for Anti-Drug Program
Herren's basketball success concealed a darker side, and his dream soon became a nightmare ofaddiction—first alcohol, then cocaine, finally heroin. His alcohol and drug use escalated until he was found unconscious with a heroin needle hanging from ...

Fighting opium addiction in Afghanistan
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Ernst Jenco runs a preventative drug program for Medecins Du Monde in Kabul. It's the only clinic that provides methadone, a substitute for heroin, but they can only legally cater for 71 drug users. Jenco says, "I would describe the drug addiction ...

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Canton police taking back prescription drugs
Amid an escalating prescription drug problem marked by addiction, street sales and pharmacy burglaries, Canton police say it has become imperative for local residents to properly dispose of potentially dangerous controlled substances. And local ...

Town Stresses Communication to Combat Young Drug Abuse
Part One included local reaction to the problem, Part Two featured a look at a possible drug coalition forming in town and Part Three gave personal stories of what addiction can do to families. Education and communication. They are the two words that ...

Addiction treatment takes time, dedication
So Md News
Whether they stole items or money to pay for drugs or they ingested or sold the drugs themselves, every time Sam Gegor's two sons have been sent to jail it has been because of their addiction to prescription pills. Sam's eldest son, Nicholas, 25, is ...

PAULETTE SCHELL: When it comes to love, give kids second helping
San Angelo Standard Times
According to the Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University, teens who have infrequent family dinners (fewer than three per week) are more than twice as likely to say that they expect to try drugs in the future than those who have ...

Is Drug Addiction a Disease? :: RoseRehab Blog
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