Substance abuse

Gardens of Mental Health: UNRWA finds new ways to integrate wellness into stress relief spaces for Palestinian refugees in Syria – Syrian Arab Republic

The UNRWA facilities have become a symbol of security and peace for Palestinian refugees in Syria. Survivors of more than ten years of conflict, Palestinian refugees need stable and secure spaces where they can come together as a community, develop their hobbies and explore their creativity. Tariq al Shalabi is …

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St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea Receives $ 1.125 Million to Improve Access to Behavioral Health Services Livonia, Michigan (MI), Saint Joseph Mercy Health System

Additional funding to help expand mental health awareness and treatment in Chelsea and surrounding communities CHELSEA, MI, (November 2, 2021) – St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea announced that it has received a $ 625,000 Mental Health Awareness and Training (MHAT) grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and …

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Gary Bettman meets Kyle Beach and offers to help

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman met with Kyle Beach on Saturday to discuss what the league can improve to ensure Beach’s sexual abuse at the hands of former Chicago Blackhawks video coach Brad Aldrich, do not happen to future NHL players. Bettman has also offered Beach and his family psychological help …

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Vimukthi Mission launches a project – The Hindu

As part of a major initiative to wean schoolchildren from the growing scourge of alcohol, narcotics and drug addiction, the Vimukthi Mission, under the leadership of the Excise Department, is launching a project to channel the students’ energy in the creative pursuit of the arts and sports, in addition to …

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Prescription Drug Withdrawal Day will be Saturday October 23

Posted: October 19, 2021, 3:00 p.m. CDT|Update: 41 minutes ago ROANOKE, Virginia, October 19, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Local law enforcement agencies, the Roanoke Area Youth Substance Abuse Coalition (RAYSAC), the Roanoke County, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Western Virginia Water Authority are teaming up again to …

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Contingency management test to pay drug users in California

California to test contingency management program Finding a solution to the growing number of methamphetamine-related overdose deaths and associated public health costs has been a major focus of California law in recent months. A bill proposed by State Senator Scott Weiner, Senate Bill 110, suggested that an incentive-based treatment program …

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2 accused of attacking those fighting drug addiction

BOSTON Two men who authorities say took advantage of people struggling with opioid addiction by purchasing bogus insurance policies and sending them to questionable treatment centers out of state have been charged with several counts, the Massachusetts attorney general’s office said Friday. Michael Hislop, 56, of Boston, and Timothy Hirsch, …

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Audit indicates ADOC programs need work

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) – This is on behalf of the department, Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation and Reintegration. But an audit just released by Arizona’s auditor general said the department needs to work on the rehabilitation part. The bureau’s analysis looked at data on inmates between January 2017 …

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Walk Of Warriors seeks to shed light on abuse

Sunday, September 26, 2021 5:34 PM Some of those attending the Walk of Warriors event on Saturday begin their walk from Center Lake to the Old County Courthouse on Saturday. Photo by Jackie Gorski, Times-Union. At the Walk of Warriors event on Saturday, people were able to share their stories …

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Recovery from addiction is more than sobriety

September is the month of national recovery. An estimated 19.7 million Americans aged 12 and older battled a substance use disorder in 2017, according to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health. It is also estimated that 22.35 million, or 9.1%, of Americans are recovering from a substance use …

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Changes to Wyoming’s Prescription Drug and Opioid Misuse Efforts

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Release) – As federal grant funding ends, state efforts to prevent prescription drug and opioid-related overdoses and deaths are evolving but continuing, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). The WDH Substance Abuse Prevention Program (SAPP) first received the Grant to Prevent Prescription Drug / Opioid Overdose-Related …

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Virginia Governor Ralph Northam – September

Response to coronavirus (COVID-19) • Have you downloaded COVIDWISE, Virginia’s COVID-19 Exposure Notification App? Add your phone to combat here. For up-to-date information, help, and resources from across state government, click here. RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced additional appointments to his administration. Commonwealth SecretariatAppointments to the Board Alexandria Restoration and …

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DeWine: Advancing Appalachia Ohio | Chroniclers

In Ohio, we’re making high-speed internet access a priority. Projects across the region received POWER funding from the Appalachian Region Commission (ARC), and in 2020, Ohio projects totaled $ 2.68 million in awards. Through the Office of BroadbandOhio, we take a local and collaborative approach, engaging local leaders and industry …

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The epidemic in the coronavirus pandemic

ORLANDO, Florida – Health officials say the coronavirus pandemic has created the biggest mental health, drug addiction and overdose crisis in U.S. history. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were nearly 94,000 overdose deaths across the country in 2020, including more than 7,500 in Florida, an …

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Upcoming Healthy Week: August 9, 2021

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Personal care | MUSK | Charleston, South Carolina

Contents Additional self-care resources: introduction College life is a period during which individuals are mostly exposed to stress and lack of time, which hinders the adoption of healthy practices (1). Various studies using self-report measures consistently show that American medical students often pay insufficient attention to self-care (2). It is …

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Connecticut campuses will face legal drugs

Connecticut is the 21st state to legalize marijuana. The law came into effect on July 1, and legal sales could begin as early as May 2022. The legalization of marijuana in Connecticut presents many challenges for college and university administrators. Excessive use of marijuana can lead to the same problems …

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Addiction Recovery Programs Advance | Local News

Drug overdoses in Tennessee increased in the COVID-19 pandemic year of 2020. Agencies providing drug treatment are moving forward with recovery programs, members of the Greene County Anti-Drug Coalition said Thursday. More than 20 members of the coalition met in person for the first time in more than 16 months …

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As opioid crisis accelerates, Senators Markey and Braun reintroduce bipartisan legislation to improve prescriber education and demand warning label on opioid addictive drugs

Over 93000 Americans died of overdoses in 2020, highest number on record Opioid-related overdose deaths increased from 50,963 in 2019 to 69,710 in 2020 Washington (July 15, 2021) – Today, Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) And Mike Braun (R-Ind.) Reintroduced two laws to help fight the opioid epidemic by improving …

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Kashmir: protracted conflict pushes young people into heroin addiction | Asia | An in-depth look at current events from across the continent | DW

Jibran Ahmad, 17, from Indian-administered Kashmir, led a normal life until two years ago when his friends first offered him heroin. Ahmad (name changed), had been a promising student before developing addiction, which destroyed his life and that of his family. Ahmad, whose family is from the village of Damhalhanjipora …

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Hispanics and Latinos face mental illness issues

HOUSTON – People with mental illness in Hispanic and Latino communities face difficulties in obtaining help, including a language barrier, lack of health insurance, fear of immigration status, or a cultural belief that mental illness is a weakness. “We’re just busy, on the go, on the go, and sometimes we …

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How many second chances does Josh Gordon deserve?

How many times should the NFL forgive Josh Gordon? He hopes he can do it in biblical proportions. The struggling former All-Pro wide receiver recently asked the NFL to reinstate him after his sixth suspension, including five for some form of drug abuse violation. He was last suspended for violating …

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Global Enterprise Wellness Solutions Market 2021: Analysis of RHS, Nutrition, Weight Loss, Fitness, Addiction Management, Employee Assistance Programs, and Benefits for health – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN – (COMMERCIAL THREAD)–The “Business wellness solutions market by service offering (HRA, nutrition, weight loss, fitness, addiction management, employee assistance programs, health benefits) and end user (organizations (large, averages, SMEs)) – Global forecasts for 2026 “ the report was added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The enterprise wellness solutions market is expected …

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Mental health crisis persists after pandemic

Prior to the 2020 pandemic, Kelly Blike described the behavioral health situation of Colorado’s teens and adults as a pot of boiling water, filled to the brim. Now this pot is overflowing without containment at the site. “There’s always been a mental health crisis in Colorado, COVID just echoed it,” …

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ACLU in West Virginia sues needle exchange law

CHARLESTON, Va. (AP) – The American Civil Liberties Union of West Virginia on Friday filed a lawsuit against a law that would institute strict requirements on needle exchange programs in the state. Republican Governor Jim Justice signed the bill in April despite objections from critics who said it would restrict …

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AG Jennings Applauds Senate Passage of Opioid Regulation Act

June 18, 2021 The state Senate unanimously passed legislation on Wednesday that would formalize an accountable, independent and collaborative process for allocating the large funds the state has received and will continue to receive from opioid colonies. Senate Bill 166, sponsored by Senator Stephanie Hansen and Speaker of the House …

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