Drug Policy Alliance Releases Report on Veterans and the War on Drugs

Drug Policy Alliance Releases Report on Veterans and the War on Drugs As ...
eNews Park Forest
Left untreated, these medical conditions often contribute to substance misuse and addiction, fatal overdose, homelessness and suicide, as well as violations of the law, particularly nonviolent drugoffenses. For these reasons, veterans are increasingly ...

North Adams forum addresses drug addiction
Berkshire Eagle
"I think the reason is how quickly these drug problems have gotten [out of] control in the community," said Daunis, whose own son battles with an addiction. At the end of Friday's two-hour event, Brandy Whipple said she felt uplifted. "I didn't realize ...

NH doctors have new tool to fight prescription drug abuse
Nashua Telegraph
img. Enlarge. CONCORD – Experts in medicine and opiate addiction will gather next week to talk about progress being made to address prescription drug abuse and to unveil a new tool for New Hampshire doctors who prescribe potentially dangerous drugs.

White Bear mother recounts drug-use hell
San Francisco Chronicle
"If you remove the shame and stigma of addiction, people start to see it as a disease," DeGree said. "My whole goal is to be open and honest -- to be really honest -- in case anyone else is going through the same thing. Drug addicts aren't bad people ...

Panel seeks to cut costs of drug abuse in Minnesota
Duluth News Tribune
Jesson's department revoked the license of the Lake Superior Treatment Center, Northeastern Minnesota's only methadone clinic for the treatment of drug addiction, on Sept. 21. The clinic appealed and remains open, with a hearing set for Dec. 6.

Seabrook House Announces The Opening Of Two New Jersey Treatment Facilities
Sacramento Bee
"Seabrook House has earned its reputation for excellence in the treatment of adults suffering fromalcoholism and drug addiction," said President Ed Diehl. "We already offer detox services along with inpatient and extended care programs, which includes ...

Delray Beach Treatment Center Aids Sandy Victims
Sacramento Bee
The Recovery Advocates of America, based in Hamilton, N.J. is an organization that endeavors to fight drug addiction through free community interventions, family support, educational workshops and sober fellowship. Paul Tessein, founder and President ...

'Pre-drinking' leads to heavier booze, drug intake for college kids
NBCNews.com (blog)
Pre-drinking is a bigger problem in the U.S. because the legal drinking age is higher than in Switzerland, said Dr. Christopher Welsh, an addiction psychiatrist at University of Maryland who was not involved with the study. "Young adults are drinking a ...

Hope for dope: Alcoholics face a greater risk than marijuana users, doctors insist
Times of India
Doctors dealing with deaddiction say cases of marijuana addiction are rare, if not nonexistent , but feel its use might become a "gateway" for harder drugs like smack, heroin and cocaine, which really create the drugs problem among people. Dr R C ...

Addiction counselors tolerate moderate substance abuse in patients
The survey of 913 members of the National Association of Alcoholism and Drug AddictionCounselors from the USA showed that approximately 50% of respondents believe it would be acceptable if their alcohol abuse clients wanted to limit their drinking ...

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