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Pioneering addiction psychiatrist Mitchell Rosenthal dies at 87

Dr Mitchell Rosenthal Mitchell Rosenthal, MD, founder and longtime CEO of Phoenix House, a nonprofit substance use disorder treatment organization, died Nov. 17 at age 87. The psychiatrist died in a Manhattan hospital of complications from pneumonia, The New York Times reports. Rosenthal was a strong advocate for ensuring people …

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The Challenges of Creating More Ways to Treat Alcoholism

A recent article published by the Washington Post, authored by Katherine Ellison, discusses the challenges of developing, promoting, and making accessible new medications for alcohol use disorders. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), alcohol abuse is related to more than 140,000 deaths in the United States each year, …

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Employee fired for refusing to attend A.A. meetings gets $305,000 settlement

Employers who require their employees to attend Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings as part of rehabilitation programs should ensure that they have alternatives for employees with religious objections to AA. United Airlines failed to do so in at least one instance, according to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Now the …

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Reopening of an $80 million runway at Mississauga’s Pearson airport

Preferred region How does this work? By Declan Finucane Published on November 21, 2022 at 9:50 am Photo by VOO QQQ A massive $80 million project to upgrade Mississauga Pearson’s second busiest runway was completed on time and on budget. Runway 06L/24R, a three-kilometre-long east-west airstrip built in the 1960s, …

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Americans plan to stake $1.8 billion

This year’s FIFA World Cup is the first men’s tournament since the Supreme Court’s decision to end the federal ban on sports betting in 2018 allowed a growing list of states to legalize the activity . An estimated 132 million Americans now live in states where sports betting is legal, …

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Editorial: These Creatures Deserve Comfort

Looking for a ready-made Christmas gift, then look no further than our regional animal rehabilitation shelter. A corral full of creatures rescued by authorities following an animal cruelty investigation in Tyngsboro last month needs a place to call home. The MSPCA’s Nevins Farm in Methuen said it would eventually try …

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We report on substance use in the Midwest – and we need your help | Side effects

To Public media about side effects, journalists work with community engagement specialists to ensure the stories we tell reflect the needs of the communities we serve. Brittani Howell leads community engagement work for the Side Effects Team, which is based at WFYI in Indianapolis and includes reporters at KBIA in …

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Between addiction and prison, I let my boy grow up without a dad

By Ryan M. Moser Perspectives of those who work and live in the criminal justice system. Sign up to receive “Life Inside” via email each week. BBefore going to prison, I was a doting father despite my bitter divorce. I spent weekends with my boy, D., attending Philadelphia Eagles games …

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COVID-19, drinking habits, lifestyle factors leading to increased alcoholic hepatitis hospitalizations

A combination of possible factors could be contributing to a recent increase in hospitalizations for alcoholic cirrhosis of the liver, said Nancy Reau, MD, section chief of hepatology at Rush University Medical Center. Nancy Reau, MD, section chief of hepatology at Rush University Medical Center, discusses factors that may have …

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Smoking and insurance coverage appear to be linked in people with mental disorders and substance abuse

Policy reforms that expand insurance coverage can play a supportive role in discouraging smoking among adults with mental disorders and/or substance abuse. Despite an overall decline in smoking in the United States over the past 50 years, people with mental health and substance use disorders (MH/SUD) have shown less reduction …

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City Council Approves $13.5 Million for Rehabilitation to Save Lots of Grocery Stores on South and West Sides

CHICAGO — Rehabilitations of six closed grocery stores on the South and West Sides will receive city dollars after a city council vote on Wednesday. Alderpeople voted to allocate approximately $13.5 million in tax increment funding to Yellow Banana, which plans to lease and rehabilitate six Save A Lot stores …

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Documentary aims to break down stigma and promote dialogue about Indiana’s opioid crisis

A free screening of the documentary Addict’s Wake will take place at the Indiana Historical Society at 5:30 p.m. A round table will follow the screening. Courtesy of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield A documentary film crew in Indiana hopes to reduce addiction stigma. The film, The drug …

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El Salvador with about a thousand deaths from alcoholism in 2022

A report from the Health Solidarity Fund (Fosalud) indicates that this organization is committed to developing prevention and treatment actions for people who use this substance. Ileana Marroquín, a psychiatrist at the Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Addictions (CPTA) in Fosalud, said that data from the Center for …

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The financing of the rehabilitation of public housing encounters a problem | New

A five-year project in the pipeline to rehabilitate social housing in South Center Street and Brookline Court has hit a snag with just days to go before funding closes. Members of the McKean County Housing Authority were at Bradford City Council’s special meeting on Thursday asking for help with a …

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History of SUD linked to increased risk of death from other diseases

Patients hospitalized with a substance use disorder (SUD) are much more likely to die of other medical conditions later in life, a new study has found. Researchers looked at mortality following a diagnosis of 28 different medical conditions, including heart failure, cancer, diabetes, multiple sclerosis and stroke, and found that …

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Alaska Native nonprofit puts culture at the forefront of substance abuse prevention

CITC organizes berry picking outings for youth as part of its drug prevention services. (Photo courtesy of CITC) This summer, the Cook Inlet Tribal Council took young people berry picking as part of their substance abuse prevention program. CITC is a tribal non-profit organization that calls itself a “culturally responsive …

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Review of the 2022 ACCE Guidelines for Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Background This guideline aims to educate primary care providers, endocrinologists, and other healthcare professionals about non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Early detection and treatment of this disease is essential. Research has shown that economic, genetic, social and environmental factors play a role. Current research lacks ethnic and racial demographics, which …

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A ‘one size fits all’ approach doesn’t work for cardiac rehab patients – Richard Forsyth

Despite this, most programs rose to the challenge head-on and quickly introduced innovative approaches to assessment, exercise, and support for people who had just had a cardiac event, procedure, or diagnosis. Due to the natural delay in developing the amended guidelines and research evidence, services have had to implement a …

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A bigger ‘we’: the role of the UND in reinventing the recovery

Recovery Reinvented Event Highlights UND Programs and Partnerships in Addressing Substance Use Disorders UND President Andrew Armacost addresses attendees of the Recovery Reinvented event at the Alerus Center on Thursday, November 3. Photo by Adam Kurtz/UND Today. Speaking at the Recovery Reinvented …

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National Park Service asks visitors to stop licking poisonous toads: NPR

Black and white motion sensor camera capture of the Sonoran Desert Toad looking into your soul at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Arizona. National Park Service hide caption toggle caption National Park Service Black and white motion sensor camera capture of the Sonoran Desert Toad looking into your soul at …

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After descent into alcoholism cost him a city council seat, Proco Joe Moreno aims for comeback – NBC Chicago

Former Chicago Ald. Proco Joe Moreno (1st) is open about the booze-fueled downward spiral that cost him his seat on city council and nearly denied him his freedom. Moreno, 50, is trying to get back the job he lost to Ald. Daniel LaSpata after a series of self-destructing scandals derailed …

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VIKINGS REPORT: Lewis Cine wants to ‘dominate rehab’, be back in the field in 2023 – InForum

EAGAN, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings rookie Lewis Cine, who suffered a serious leg injury last month, has set his sights on being back on the field next season. Lewis CineCourtesy of the Minnesota Vikings Cine suffered a broken left leg on October 2 against New Orleans in London and remained …

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Doctor Found Guilty in Trial for Illegally Distributing Oxycodone from Midtown Manhattan Practice | USAO-SDNY

Damian Williams, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced earlier today that a federal jury has found HOWARD ADELGLASS guilty of participating in a conspiracy to illegally prescribe oxycodone. The accused was found guilty after a two-week trial before U.S. District Judge Jed S. Rakoff. …

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Cartels use new tactics to reach New Hampshire drug addicts

Federal drug officials are warning that Mexican drug cartels are using new tactics that put New Hampshire residents at risk. Drug Enforcement Agency officials have said that in some cases cartels make illegal drugs look like prescription drugs. Mexico, the Sinaloa Cartel and the Next Generation Jalisco Cartel, which produce …

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The president is about to enter rehab for alcoholism

By Donovan Quintero, Krista Allen and Quentin JodieNavajo Time WINDOW ROCK Seth Damon’s future is up in the air. The troubled speaker from the 24th Council of the Navajo Nation, who admitted to the Council that he was photographed under the influence of alcohol during the Indian National Rodeo final, …

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A fighting chance? | STLPR

Department of Defense benefits from overseas slots as problem of gambling among military personnel goes largely undiagnosed In August 2018, President Trump signed into law the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), to fund the country’s military operations for fiscal year 2019. It includes a provision that has been absent for …

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Prime Minister Modi Hands Over 3,024 EWS Flats at Delhi’s Kalkaji as Part of Slum Upgrading Plan | Latest Delhi News

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday handed over the keys to eligible beneficiaries of Bhoomiheen camp after the inauguration of 3,024 newly built flats at Kalkaji in New Delhi under the “In-situ Slum Upgrading Project”. PM @Narendra Modi inaugurates 3,024 newly built apartments in Kalkaji, Delhi under the “In-Situ Slum …

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Catherine Choi overcame her addiction — and it inspired her to create… – Women of Influence

By Sarah Kelsey In 2011, when Catherine Choi first launched her sustainable and stylish lifestyle business, So younghis biggest goal was to see its products on the shelves of key retailers like Indigo, Whole Foods Markets and Anthropologie. Today, not only do lunch bags, backpacks and travel cases grace the …

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Drug addiction, alcoholism: Wasim Akram and other famous athletes who battled addiction – News

We take a look at some of the iconic athletes whose careers have been affected by dark lives By Leslie Wilson Jr. Published: Tue, Nov 1, 2022, 9:13 AM Last update: Tue, Nov 1, 2022, 9:36 AM Former Pakistani cricketer great Wasim Akram has sent shockwaves through the sports world …

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Opioid overdose deaths nearly tripled among black Virginians

By LUCA POWELL, Richmond Times-Dispatch RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Darryl Cousins ​​has three friends who died of drug overdoses in the past two months. Some were people he dated years ago when he was in active addiction. He tried to help others in his role as a counselor in several …

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Luis Diaz shares his latest rehab, with a wordless Instagram post

Liverpool striker Luis Diaz continues his recovery from injury by working out his legs in the gym. Diaz has been missing since injuring his knee against Arsenal three weeks ago. No specific timetable has been set for his return, but he will be out at least after the World Cup. …

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Texarkana doctor found guilty of prescribing a controlled substance without a legitimate medical purpose | USAO-WDAR

TEXARKANA, AR – A federal jury yesterday convicted a Texarkana physician of two counts of dispensing a Schedule II controlled substance without an effective prescription and two counts of dispensing a Schedule V controlled substance without an effective prescription . According to court documents and evidence presented at trial, the …

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Medicare’s Mental Health Proposals Expand Addiction Help

The opioid crisis in the United States and the Covid pandemic have renewed calls from lawmakers and advocates to modernize and expand Medicare behavioral health coverage. And the Biden administration is listening. The proposed rule for Medicare’s 2023 Physician Fee Schedule suggests changes will be made to Medicare’s coverage for …

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Tom Izzo provides update on Jaden Akins’ rehabilitation progress

Tom Izzo does not yet expect Jaden Akins to return. Jaden Akins is expected to be a factor for Michigan State’s roster entering the 2022 season, but when will he return to the field? Izzo told reporters Thursday that Akins had no longer trained. According to the veteran coach, Akins …

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Barrow woman talks recovery from alcoholism in documentary

A FORMER alcoholic who drank before her children got up for school in the morning spoke of her struggles. In a video produced by Oké Productions titled Surviving Addictions, Kristie Keating of Barrow was asked about her struggles with addiction. She explained that it affected every aspect of her life, …

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Alkermes announces the winners of the 2022 Alkermes Inspiration Grants® program

– 6e Funding for nine innovative programs focused on people living with addiction, serious mental illness or cancer – DUBLIN, October 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Alkermes plc (Nasdaq: ALKS) today announced the 2022 winners of the Alkermes Inspiration Grants® program. Grants were awarded to nine nonprofit organizations working to meet …

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The Facts About College Alcoholism and Heavy Drinking

By: Kerry Nenn According to National Drug Use and Health Surveyapproximately 10-20% of students have an alcohol use disorder. Almost 55% of full-time students aged 18 to 22 have consumed alcohol in the past month. More than 33% of students of the same age reported having consumed alcohol in the …

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US Attorney Josh Hurwit Hosts Domestic Violence Awareness Month Event | USAO ID

BOISE – U.S. Attorney Josh Hurwit yesterday brought together more than 50 representatives from victim advocacy groups, domestic violence organizations, tribal communities and law enforcement agencies across the country. idaho to commemorate Domestic Violence Awareness Month. U.S. Attorney Hurwit and other federal prosecutors in his office presented training on federal …

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Inside American Pickers star Frank Fritz’s heartbreaking recovery in rehab four months after his ‘debilitating’ stroke

AMERICAN Pickers star Frank Fritz has had a heartbreaking recovery in rehab four months after his ‘debilitating’ stroke. Frank, 59, was hospitalized with a stroke on July 14 after a friend found him on the floor of his Iowa home. 4 Frank Fritz is on the road to recovery after …

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Key takeaways from California governor’s only debate between Newsom and Dahle

Governor Gavin Newsom and State Senator Brian Dahle traded barbs on California’s cost of living, climate policy, reproductive rights and other issues in their only scheduled debate ahead of the Nov. 8 general election. . Newsom, a Democrat, is seeking a second term as governor and Dahle, a Republican from …

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Transcranial magnetic stimulation appears effective in patients with adverse childhood experiences

A retrospective analysis conducted at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center in Toronto evaluated the effectiveness of repetitive high-frequency transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) for depression. The results, published in the Journal of Affective Diseasessuggest that rTMS may be effective in the treatment of depression in patients with adverse childhood experiences (ACE). In …

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$8M community park rehabilitation will result in field closures | New

Beginning Monday, Nov. 7, the City of Chino Hills will begin an $8 million rehabilitation project at the community park that will include three phases of work over the next two years, resulting in the closure of the ball diamonds. Signs will be installed in the park to inform residents …

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Mike Patton discusses the fight against alcoholism during the pandemic

more faith leader Mike Patton opened up about his mental health struggles and his battle with alcoholism during the pandemic. READ MORE: Faith No More is back. Here’s why you should care about alt-metal’s wild and witty ancestors Talk to The GuardianPatton opened up about his role in hardcore band …

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Mike Patton reveals his battle with alcoholism during the pandemic

Mike Patton again opened up about his mental health struggles, revealing that he dealt with alcoholism during the pandemic. In a new interview with The GuardianPatton discussed the upcoming second album of his hardcore-thrash supergroup dead crossstating that he was “forged by COVID, cancer and alcoholism”. Patton alluded to guitarist …

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Nevada receives new funding for mental health and addiction care

The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced $15 million in funding for states to develop or support clinics that provide 24/7 crisis services and care mental health and addictions to anyone, regardless of ability to pay. Nevada was one of 10 states that received a one-year planning …

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Tom Felton went to rehab three times for alcohol abuse amid mental health issues | Lifestyles

Tom Felton went to rehab three times for alcohol abuse while struggling with his mental health. The ‘Harry Potter’ actor – who played Draco Malfoy in the big screen adaptations of JK Rowling’s novels – turned to drinking ‘to escape’ in his mid-twenties as he found himself “hungry for normalcy” …

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Unhealthy Lifestyle Increases Prevalence of Dental Cavities in Teen Internet Addicts | Latest news for doctors, nurses and pharmacists

Dental cavities develop more often in adolescents with internet addiction (IA), an effect partly due to unhealthy lifestyle behaviors, according to a recent Japanese study. The researchers conducted a cross-sectional assessment of 1,562 high school students, in whom AI was characterized using Young’s Internet Addiction Test, with a score ≥ …

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First Provost Visiting Professors Appointed as Program Reopen Applications | Imperial News

Four professors have been named and the program is now open for applications for the next cohort. Launched last year by Imperial’s Senior Professor Ian Walmsley, the Provost Visiting Professor program aims to bring leading scholars to Imperial who will contribute to the community through scholarships, teaching and programs aligned …

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Marchand returns to practice, calls it ‘mental victory’ in rehab process

BOSTON – Technically, Brad Marchand was not supposed to make contact on Sunday. But the winger, unsurprisingly, just couldn’t help it. When Matt Grzelcyk skated around him during a drill, the winger had to give the blue liner a little push to slow him down. “Grizzy kept buzzing around me …

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Busch launches alcohol-free “Turkey Brew” for dogs

does your dog crave a job in your pup could earn a $20 salary with benefits? Animal insurance. What’s a dog gotta do for 20 bucks? Being a tasting chef is a serious job that wouldn’t skip. But this opportunity tastes what the dog brews through the bush. The broom …

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Carolyn Hax: Parents see their alcoholic boyfriend as a ‘burden’ on their daughter

Dear Caroline: My husband and I are about to spend a week with our daughter and her boyfriend. They have lived together for about three years. The boyfriend had a bad year: he had a good but demanding job, then he was apparently diagnosed with anxiety. He left work and …

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Quincy Williams set to bring Jets back after quick rehabilitation

When Quincy Williams injured his left ankle in the Jets’ loss to the Bengals last month and the cart was brought onto the field to bring him into the locker room, it looked like he might be out for the season. The linebacker, however, will play against the Packers on …

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Family Support and Addiction Task Force Recommends More Affordable Help for Families to Improve Access to Care SUD – State of Reform

At a recent meeting of the Arizona House Ad Hoc Committee on Adolescent Mental Health, the Family Support and Substance Abuse Task Force presented recommendations to improve access to care for youth in the Arizona suffering from substance use disorders and their families. Get the latest information on …

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No one should be judged by their worst moment

I have long believed that no one should be judged on their worst moment – and criminal law systems around the world still have a long way to go when it comes to providing a fair justice system that offers a humane path. towards redemption. I had the pleasure of …

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Madison County Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Council Launches Aggressive Marketing Campaigns Toward LGBTQIA Community

UTICA, NY (WUTR/WFXV/WPNY) – BRIDGES, Madison County Council on Alcoholism & Substance Abuse, Inc. is calling out Big Tobacco for its unfair marketing tactics with the “It’s Not Just” campaign and urging the public to take notice. This Monday at 6 p.m., BRIDGES hosted a discussion, open to the public, …

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County to deploy social services outreach team to Las Vegas Strip

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) — Clark County announced Wednesday that it will be adding a team of social services outreach workers to deploy to the Las Vegas Strip. According to a press release, the addition of social workers to the area is to “help foster a safe environment along the …

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Cowboys preparing for Cooper Rush to start against Eagles; Dak Prescott in the rehabilitation phase

FRISCO — At this point, it looks like Cooper Rush will be making his fifth straight start for the Cowboys at quarterback. Coach Mike McCarthy confirmed Wednesday morning that the Cowboys are gearing up for Rush to start against the Eagles on Sunday night with Dak Prescott with a fractured …

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Rehab industry plagued by abuse, state investigators say

While most new businesses take up to two years to become profitable and a quarter fail their first year, Nicholas DeSimone has largely bucked these trends. The Mullica Hill businessman made $15 million in three years after opening his first drug treatment center, according to the New Jersey State Board …

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Alcohol Beverage Purchase Trends Reflect Growing Consumer Awareness, According to Provi Pulse Report

Provi Announces Third Quarter Data Report Examining Progress of Non-Alcohol, Low-Alcohol, Sustainable, Organic and Minority-Owned Products CHICAGO, October 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Provided, the largest online marketplace for the alcoholic beverage industry, today launched its quarterly Provi Pulse report that puts into context the changing purchasing trends of on- and …

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What is relationship health and why is it so important?

Rebecca Baum, chief, section of development, behavior and learning at the University of North Carolina, Hillsborough, NC; and Katherine Wu, MD, FAAP, Pediatric Health Care Associates in Cambridge, Massachusetts began their presentation, “Promoting Relationship Health During Health Supervisory Visits” with an anecdote of a mother sitting in a pediatrician’s office …

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District man sentenced to nine years in prison for stabbing his ex-girlfriend more than 50 times | USAO-DC

WASHINGTON – Brian Wesley, 47, of Washington, DC, was sentenced today to nine years in prison for breaking into his ex-girlfriend’s apartment in Southeast Washington and having her stabbed more than 50 times under the influence of PCP. The announcement was made by U.S. Attorney Matthew M. Graves and Robert …

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Mars Hill Community Celebrates Completion of Historic School Rehabilitation

MARS HILL — Mars Hill Anderson Rosenwald School is one of the area’s richest historic assets, and a local organization aimed at preserving the school celebrated its rehabilitation last month. The only such school still standing in western North Carolina, the one-classroom building on Mount Olive Drive was built in …

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South Bay woman works to help others struggling with addiction and homelessness – NBC Bay Area

As part of her job as Director of Corporate Engagement for the Golden State Division of The Salvation Army, Morgane Dussault is trying to raise tens of millions of dollars to breathe new life into their Silicon Valley headquarters. in San Jose. This is normal, says Dassault, because the Salvation …

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Ad Trends for Alcohol and Flavored Non-Alcoholic Beverages on Japanese Free-to-Air TV Channels | BMC Public Health

Alcohol consumption is a serious public health problem worldwide. Teenage drinking has been shown to cause negative effects not just at the time of consumption, but throughout life. [1,2,3]. There are alcohol-related issues, such as alcohol-related harassment, unprotected sex, violence, non-communicable diseases, and job loss [4,5,6,7]. Therefore, the global community …

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Drug companies in opioid crisis donated $27,000 to Ryan from Ohio

By JULIE CARR SMYTH, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Democratic U.S. Representative Tim Ryan, who has made his opponent’s questionable record in fighting the opioid epidemic a central theme in his campaign for the open U.S. Senate seat in Ohio , has accepted campaign donations over the years from …

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Chief of Pocono Wildlife Rehab in Monroe County resigns

After 40 years of rehabilitating injured or orphaned wild animals and educating the public, Kathy Uhler is retiring. MONROE COUNTY, Pennsylvania — After 40 years of rehabilitating injured or orphaned wildlife and educating the public, Kathy Uhler of the Pocono Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Center is retiring. “I started wildlife …

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It’s time to embrace opioid addiction drugs in the ER, say experts

SAN FRANCISCO – If a patient who has overdosed on opioids comes in after receiving a dose of naloxone (Narcan), typical protocol is to give them a sandwich and a list of detox facilities before sending them on their way, according to an emergency medicine doctor. It doesn’t matter that …

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Mayor Mullins explores Walt Whitman and the Washingtonian Temperance Movement in his latest publication | Writing

Maire Mullins, White E. Seaver Professor and Professor of English Literature at Seaver College, recently published a research paper titled “Walt Whitman and the Washingtonian Temperance Movement,” in ESQ: A Journal of Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Culture. In this text, Mullins dissects Whitman’s first novel, Franklin Evans, or The Drunk: …

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Animal tranquilizer Xylazine poses a major threat

What is xylazine? A new type of animal tranquilizer called Xylazine is appearing more frequently in drug stores across the country and is believed to be responsible for thousands of overdoses in states including Pennsylvania, New York, Delaware and New Jersey. Also known as ‘Tranq’ Street, xylazine poses a major …

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Prime Minister reviews relief and rehabilitation activities in flood-affected areas

Orders early assessment of losses caused by devastating floods Condolences with the U.S. Government and those who lost their lives in Hurricane Ian LAHORE: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif held a meeting on Saturday to review relief and rehabilitation activities for people in flood-affected areas. The Prime Minister has issued special …

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Tackling youth alcoholism with the seriousness it deserves

Some young people suffer from alcohol addiction due to unresolved childhood trauma. [Istockphoto] For a long time, alcohol has been demonized and those who drink too much of it are seen as lost and disrespectful. Alcohol is one of the best known psychoactive drugs which are classified as wines, distilled …

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Dixon commits to families of overdose deaths after number tops 100,000

DIXON, Ill. (WIFR) – In a first for the nation, the city of Dixon is declaring itself a recovery-friendly community after more than 100,000 overdose deaths in the United States in the last twelve months alone. The Dixon Police Department shared Saturday’s proclamation via Facebook with a message of solidarity …

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Bengaluru man claims his son forced him into rehab to take back his property

A 53-year-old bar and restaurant owner has accused his son and nephew of having him admitted to a drug treatment center for more than three years to take back his property A 53-year-old bar and restaurant owner has accused his son and nephew of having him admitted to a drug …

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NAATP aims for “recovery for all”

The association’s new strategic plan—Paving the way to recovery—sets out an ambitious set of priorities By Marvin Ventrell, J.D.CEO of the National Association of Drug Treatment Providers (NAATP) NAATP is pleased to publish Paving the way to recovery, the association’s strategic plan for effective industry service and leadership through 2025. …

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Girl going to Ukraine ‘wasn’t entirely my decision’

Hayden Panettiere says it was “not entirely” her choice to send her daughter to Ukraine in 2018. She said that after doing so, Wladimir Klitschko sent papers to get custody of their daughter. She said it can be “terrifying to talk about” because of the power of the Klitschko family …

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City of Valdosta Announces Funding for ARPA Rehabilitation Project

VALDOSTA – The city of Valdosta announces a rehabilitation project that will help homeowners within the city limits with minor home repairs. Exit: The city of Valdosta announces an American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) minor rehabilitation project. This project provides grants to homeowners within the city limits linked to the …

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New York teacher of the year says he’s a ‘rebel with a cause’

On a recent Friday morning, a group of freshmen pointed out their chemistry teacher, Billy Green. The students were in groups, tasked with completing mathematical equations related to physical chemistry and then presenting them to Green for points. After several failed attempts, the group of students from A. Philip Randolph …

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Louisiana tax drafting board chairman checks alcohol detox

Lafayette Republican Representative Stuart Bishop, chairman of the powerful Louisiana House tax drafting committee, has checked himself into a drug rehabilitation center to be treated for alcoholism. Bishop issued the following public statement: “For the past 12 years, I have worked very hard to serve the people of my district …

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Effects of opioid epidemic on children discussed at conference

By COURTNEY HESSLER, The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Leaders of the recovery community gathered in Huntington for a conference to discuss how substance use disorder causes multigenerational trauma, especially among young people of West Virginia. Healthy Connections, an initiative of Marshall Health’s Addiction Medicine Services, was joined Thursday by …

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What they’re reading in the US: Biden-Harris administration awards $1.5 billion to states and tribes to fight overdose epidemic

Today, as part of National Recovery Month, the Biden-Harris administration announced a series of actions, including distributing $1.5 billion in funds to all states and territories, to combat the overdose epidemic and support the tens of millions of recovering Americans. Local news outlets across the country — from Utah to …

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financial officer sentenced to nearly three years for defrauding Sumter County nonprofit | USAO-SC

COLOMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA —Rodney Ellis, 71, of Sumter, was sentenced to nearly three years in federal prison after pleading guilty to his role in defrauding a local nonprofit. Evidence presented to the court showed that as a financial officer for Sumter Behavioral Health Services (SBHS), a 501c3 nonprofit, Ellis defrauded …

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Rail Roundup: Green initiatives, rehabilitation of Windy City

Union Pacific and Shell sign agreement on green initiatives Union Pacific and energy producer Shell have signed a memorandum of understanding that could help the two companies reduce greenhouse gas emissions and reach a goal of net zero emissions by 2050. UP (NYSE:UNP) also says it aims to reduce GHG …

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Stockton’s mum goes from homeless to landlord for the first time

From Homeless to Landlord: This is the story of a single mother living in Stockton. After more than four years of life on the streets, Amber Golisano and her son finally have a home. “I’ve done a lot of couch surfing. We’ve stayed in a few abandoned buildings, a lot …

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UMass Chan medical student points to flaws in US healthcare payment system in winning essay

Fourth-year medical student Meghan Hansen at her white coat ceremony in 2018. To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Meyers Health Care Institute, third-year TH Chan School of Medicine students involved in 2021 Health Policy and Interstitial Medicine Practice were encouraged to enter an essay contest focused on personal experiences …

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Arizona’s Kylan Boswell progressing well in rehabilitation after foot surgery, status for 2022-23 season remains uncertain

Under normal circumstances, Kylan Boswell should prepare for his final season of high school basketball, a season he hoped to culminate with a national championship and some All-American honors. Team titles and personal accolades are still possible next year, but now they would be at the collegiate level. And they …

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Licensing Commission Virtual Transactional Hearing

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Dispute over alcoholism: In his native village of Satoj, Bhagwant Mann finds comfort and support from “his men”

ONCE AGAIN, Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann is at the heart of controversy over his alcoholism. Earlier, in January 2019, he had to make a vow in the presence of his mother at a public rally that he would give up drinking. AAP supremo Arvind Kejriwal was also present at the …

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Oregon’s first round of Measure 110 funding is finally out

The Oregon Health Authority announced Tuesday that it has finished providing the first two years of funding to nonprofits under Measure 110, the state’s drug decriminalization measure. The measure, which voters approved in November 2020, diverted cannabis tax money to a grant program that pays for support services for people …

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Kelly and Higgins introduce ‘Medicare’s Opioid Use Disorder Awareness Act’

WASHINGTON DC — This week, U.S. Representative Mike Kelly (R-PA) and Representative Brian Higgins (D-NY) introduces bipartisan legislation that will improve health care outcomes for beneficiaries living with opioid use disorder (OUD) by ensuring providers and beneficiaries are aware of effective treatment options covered by Medicare. HR 8884, The Medicare …

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Judge rejects rehabilitation program for accused arsonist

Firefighters extinguish a fire at the Allen Bird Memorial Center on Friday, April 15, 2022. — Jason Kerr/Daily Herald The 24-year-old woman accused of intentionally setting fire to the Allen Bird Memorial Center earlier this year has been denied release to an out-of-province drug treatment facility. Gina Beatty appeared by …

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Local nonprofit is working to reduce addiction stigma statewide

A local nonprofit is working to reduce the stigma of addiction across the state. Health Outreach Prevention Education, Inc. of Tulsa has launched Oklahoma’s first-ever public health vending machine, which officials say will allow individuals to receive confidential help. The Public Health Vending Machine offers “prevention supplies” such as safer …

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Kamran Akmal blasts PCB over Afridi’s shocking statement about Shaheen’s rehab | locust

Pakistani striker Kamran Akmal has thrown his support behind Shaheen Afridi after his former teammate slammed the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and made a shocking revelation about Shaheen Afridi’s rehabilitation. Pace ace Shaheen had missed the entire edition of the Asian Cup due to a knee injury he suffered during …

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Recovering addicts work to help others as part of the “recovery project”

By DENISE LAVOIE, AP legal affairs editor CHESTERFIELD, Va. (AP) – Wearing a black T-shirt emblazoned with the word “PEER,” Joy Bogese approaches people struggling with drug addiction the same way a teacher would approach a reluctant student – gently, calmly and armed with experience in a subject that blocked …

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ETSU New Student Enrollment, Graduation Rate and Employee Satisfaction at Record Highs

East Tennessee State University officials today received a glowing report for the university, with leaders announcing that new student enrollment, graduation rates and employee satisfaction are all at historic highs. At a quarterly meeting of the university’s board of trustees, ETSU administrators shared final enrollment numbers for the fall 2022 …

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Alcohol is in ‘the experimentation bucket’ for Coca-Cola, CEO says

Diving Brief: Coca-Cola CEO James Quincey says alcoholic beverages are in the “bucket of experimentation” as the beverage giant assesses whether the category “can demonstrate traction, momentum” for the company to do a significant investment. At the recent Barclays Global Consumer Staples ConferenceQuincey said it’s not inconceivable that alcoholic beverages …

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Cara Delevingne’s friends are desperate for her to get therapy and rehab

Cara DelevingneFriends of say she is doing poorly – struggling with issues that go beyond drug addiction – and their desperation to get her help becomes increasingly evident. One of the model’s closest friends, Margot Robbiewas visibly distraught this week shortly after leaving Cara’s Los Angeles home. Sources with first-hand …

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Memorandum on Presidential Decision on Major Drug Transit Countries or Major Illicit Drug Producing Countries for Fiscal Year 2023

September 15, 2022 Presidential determinationNo. 2022-23 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE SUBJECT: Presidential decision on major drug transitor major illicit drug producing countries forFinancial year 2023 By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States, including Section 706(1) of the Foreign …

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former county coroner-elect sentenced for unlawful distribution of controlled substances | Takeover bid

A federal jury today convicted a Kentucky man of illegally prescribing controlled substances Oxycontin, Klonopin, Ambien and Valium in violation of the Controlled Substances Act. According to court documents and evidence presented at trial, Dr. David Suetholz, 71, of Ludlow, illegally prescribed controlled substances to his patients outside of the …

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Wendy Williams back in rehab to ‘focus on her health and wellness’

Wendy Williams is back in rehab.The 58-year-old TV presenter entered a treatment center to “take time to focus on her health and well-being”, her publicist confirmed on Wednesday. (14.09.22)It came after Page Six reported earlier on Wednesday that the host was receiving treatment for drug addiction, with a source saying …

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Helping young women and girls escape gang violence and abuse

We have secured nearly £115,000 to prevent vulnerable young women and girls from being sexually and violently exploited. A Young Women’s Worker (YWW) will work with girls who are abused or at risk of exploitation by gang members. Boys and young men involved in gangs often come to the attention …

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GRADD Receives $17.3 Million Federal Grant for Bridge Rehabilitation | New

Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced Monday that the Department of Transportation (DOT) will provide more than $17.3 million to the Green River Area Development District to rehabilitate the Rockport Railroad Bridge, which spans the Green River between Kentucky Ohio and Muhlenberg counties. The DOT awarded the grant through its Infrastructure …

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Five Doctors Plead Guilty to Federal Drug Crimes at HOPE Clinic | USAO-SDWV

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Five doctors have pleaded guilty in connection with prescribing practices at the HOPE Clinic, an alleged pain management clinic that operated in Beckley, Beaver, and Charleston, West Virginia, and Wytheville, Virginia. Four of the doctors each pleaded guilty to one count of aiding and abetting obtaining a …

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Massachusetts Qualified Nurse Operator Settles Opioid Admission Denial Allegations with DOJ

The federal government this week announced a settlement with a Massachusetts operator over allegations that the company discriminated against residents with opioid use disorder (OUD). Next Step Healthcare, which operates 21 SNFs in the state, reportedly denied admission to 548 patients who were prescribed drugs for OUD, according to a …

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The stock market’s wild ride has left some traders turning to rehab centers

There has been an increase in the number of retail investors visiting gambling processing centers. Treatment can be limited, as clinicians often don’t understand the disease or the stock market. This discouraged some addicted traders – and sometimes pushed them back into the market. Loading Something is loading. Matt Widmann, …

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The state disciplines health care providers

For immediate release: September 9, 2022 (22-138) Contact: Sharon Moysiuk, Communications 360-549-6471Public Inquiries: Health Systems Customer Service 360-236-4700 OLYMPIA — The Washington State Department of Health has taken disciplinary action or withdrawn charges against the following health care providers in our state. The Department’s Health Systems Quality Assurance Division works …

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Mass. Nursing facilities operator settles with DOJ over substance abuse discrimination claims

Next Step Healthcare, an operator of 21 skilled nursing facilities in Massachusetts, has settled with the U.S. State’s Attorney’s Office allegations that it turned away hundreds of patients because they were taking drugs to treat their opioid use disorder. Over a two-year period, from September 2017 to August 2019, Next …

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UCSC Sociologists Win Big at American Sociological Association Annual Meeting

University of California, Santa Cruz continues to innovate beyond intellectual boundaries, this time in the field of sociology. At the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA) in August, Craig Reinarman, Emeritus Professor of Sociology, received the 2022 Senior Scholar Award from the ASA’s Drugs and Society Section. Reinarman, …

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Justin Verlander optimistic, but cautious with calf rehab

Astros ace Justin Verlander says his rehabilitation from a right calf injury is progressing “about as well as anyone could have hoped for thus far”, but he will continue to show dedication. extreme caution given the Astros’ huge lead in the American League West and starting rotation. performance in his …

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