Substance abuse

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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Addiction Recovery Programs Advance | Local News

[ad_1] 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 …

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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

[ad_1] 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 …

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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

[ad_1] 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 …

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Hispanics and Latinos face mental illness issues

[ad_1] 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 …

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How many second chances does Josh Gordon deserve?

[ad_1] 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 …

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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

[ad_1] 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 …

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Mental health crisis persists after pandemic

[ad_1] 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 …

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ACLU in West Virginia sues needle exchange law

[ad_1] 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 …

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AG Jennings Applauds Senate Passage of Opioid Regulation Act

[ad_1] 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 …

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Illinois House Bill 3308 extending telehealth coverage

[ad_1] On May 30, 2021, Illinois lawmakers passed Bill 3308 (“HB3308“or the”Bill”) Aimed at expanding the use of telehealth services in the state. The bill would increase access and coverage to telehealth by establishing parity of payment for behavioral health and addiction services and by creating an expert panel to …

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OSHA Reaches Settlement with Florida Behavior Residential Health and Treatment Facility – Occupational Health and Safety

[ad_1] OSHA Reaches Settlement with Florida Behavior Residential Healthcare and Treatment Facility Fort Myers Institution agrees to revamp its violence prevention program after an investigation found five incidents had occurred. By Shereen Hachem 04 June 2021 OSHA has entered into an agreement with a behavioral health care and residential treatment …

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Emirates News Agency – National Rehabilitation Center launches drug and alcohol prevention capacity building initiative in United Arab Emirates, Middle East

[ad_1] ABU DHABI, May 29, 2021 (WAM) – The National Rehabilitation Center (NRC), a World Health Organization (WHO) collaborating center of excellence in drug addiction in the Middle East, to prepare to organize a training event for capacity building in the field of drug and alcohol abuse prevention. The program …

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SEPTA is testing a new way to help people with addiction

[ad_1] If you take the Market-Frankford line from SEPTA to Somerset station and exit onto Kensington Avenue, you might run into someone like Kenneth Harris. He is an outreach specialist for Merakey, a social service agency that recently partnered with the authority to help people struggling with homelessness and substance …

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Tampa Bay opioid crisis escalates during pandemic

[ad_1] Every day, three people in the Tampa Bay area die of an opioid overdose in what is described as “the epidemic within the pandemic” – the peak in opioid use associated with COVID-19. To solve the problem, the Tampa Bay Partnership, a coalition of regional business leaders, recently launched …

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Site Approved Recovery Facility | Local

[ad_1] A residential facility that uses a faith-based approach to help people recover from drug addiction was approved Thursday night to move into a former missionary church property at West Rudisill Boulevard and South Wayne Street. Andy Collins, executive director of Adult & Teen Challenge of Northern Indiana, told the …

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Bartholomew County sees surge in overdose deaths

[ad_1] Posted: May 5, 2021 / 10:29 p.m. EDT / Update: May 5, 2021 / 10:29 p.m. EDT BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY, Indiana – Bartholomew County officials see recent spike in overdose deaths. In the first four months of this year, the Sheriff’s Office and the Columbus Police Department responded to more …

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House OKs removing purchase permits to buy handguns

[ad_1] RALEIGH, NC (AP) – The long practice in North Carolina of county sheriffs granting permits to local residents before they can purchase a handgun would end under legislation approved by the House on Wednesday night. The North Carolina Sheriffs Association supported the repeal of the gun purchase license – …

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MediciNova receives notice of intention to grant

[ad_1] LA JOLLA, Calif., May 5, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – MediciNova, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company listed on the NASDAQ Global Market (NASDAQ: MNOV) and the Tokyo Stock Exchange’s JASDAQ Market (code number: 4875), announced today that it has received a notice of intention to grant from the European Patent Office …

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Study: Massachusetts tops stimulant prescriptions

[ad_1] A review by the Federal Agency for Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs reveals that Massachusetts has the highest rate of stimulant prescriptions among 26 representative states, including drugs to treat ADHD such as Adderall, Ritalin, and Concerta. John Eadie, who tracks drug prescriptions under the National High Intensity Drug Trafficking …

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Health systems must put patients first

[ad_1] Robert C. Garrett and Patrick Young For decades, the American healthcare system has focused primarily on healing patients and connecting with people in illness or crisis. Fortunately, there is a new approach. Increasingly, American medicine is looking beyond the radar of traditional health care to tackle some of the …

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