Substance abuse

Rotating emergency services must offer more to victims of child abuse and neglect

Newswise – Researchers at the University of South Australia are calling for an end to ‘revolving door’ emergency services after finding evidence showing alarming attendance rates in children’s hospital emergency departments, adolescents and adults who are victims of child abuse and neglect. A study by Professor Leonie Segal of UniSA …

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Addiction psychiatrist gives advice on saying no to holiday drinks

People with alcohol addiction can be vulnerable while on vacation. They may be asked to indulge in something they’d rather avoid – a problem that a Northern Virginia psychiatrist has advice for now and in the future. People with alcohol addiction can be vulnerable while on vacation. They may be …

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Partnership approach to tackle anti-social behavior at Barnstaple

A partnership that includes the North Devon Council is working together to tackle Antisocial Behavior (ASB) in Barnstaple town center. Officers from the North Devon Council and the local Devon and Cornwall Police team gathered in Barnstaple town center on Monday 6 December to visit places which are regularly the …

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MT Department of Labor terminates contract with Billings-based nonprofit after gender discrimination ruling

BILLINGS — The Montana Department of Labor has announced it will end its contract with a Billings-based nonprofit that helps rehabilitate Montana healthcare workers suffering from drug addiction and addiction. The announcement came after a ruling in late October in which a Montana Human Rights Bureau investigator said there were …

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NASCAR crew members arrested for sex crimes in North Carolina

A NASCAR logo on a car is seen in the garage during a NASCAR auto racing practice session at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, February 10, 2018, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo / John Raoux) Jean Raoux PA NASCAR has suspended two National Series crew members indefinitely, following their arrests …

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One in four workers with increased medical expenses report mental health impacts

More than a quarter (27%) of employees with employer-sponsored health insurance said these expenses had a major impact on their mental health, while 16% said they had a major impact on their mental health. the well-being of their families. More than a quarter (27%) of employees with employer-sponsored health insurance …

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The leader of the Love Has Won cult used opioids and ingested colloidal silver, according to the autopsy report.

Love Has Won cult leader Amy Carlson has died of natural causes after years of alcohol abuse, opioid use, anorexia, and chronic ingestion of colloidal silver, a substance that, some believe may strengthen the body’s immune system, according to an autopsy report prepared by El Paso. County Coroner’s Office. The …

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Mental Health Awareness and Training Grant

On St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea received a $ 625,000 Mental Health Awareness and Training (MHAT) grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration in September 2021. The grant will provide mental health training to over 2 500 community members over the next five years. . The Substance Abuse …

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Jamaican government launches ‘Good Ganja Sense’ campaign to debunk marijuana myths

New York City is officially the first jurisdiction in the United States to open safe consumption sites where people can use currently illegal drugs in a medically supervised environment and receive treatment resources. It is a harm reduction service that advocates believe could play a vital role in reducing the …

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Epstein’s partner Maxwell is on trial Monday for sex crimes

Published on: 11/29/2021 – 02:32 New York (AFP) – The long-awaited sex crimes trial of Ghislaine Maxwell, the British socialite accused of treating underage girls for the late financier Jeffrey Epstein, is set to begin on Monday in front of a crowded federal courthouse in Manhattan. The 59-year-old daughter of …

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