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BCTC launches an organization for drug addicts

LEXINGTON, Ky. — The state of Kentucky has the second-highest death rate from substance overdoses with nearly 2,000 deaths in 2020, according to the most recent CDC data. Bluegrass Community and Technical College students are trying to help fight addiction with a new student organization providing resources to be an …

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Cyberabad Police launch anti-drug committees in schools and colleges

Drug addiction committees were launched on Thursday by Cyberabad police in all 148 schools and colleges in Madhapur area with the aim of achieving a “drug-free campus”. Police Commissioner Mr Stephen Raveendra said the state government is committed to eradicating the menace of drugs and as part of this it …

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Confusion and dismay over decision to close Family Restoration Court

When attendees of the Marion County Family Recovery Court come together virtually on March 29 to celebrate two women who graduated from the program, the speeches, words of encouragement and tears will end in final goodbyes. The Marion Superior Court Executive Committee announced that the Family Recovery Court, which began …

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Biden and Becerra donate millions to opioids and addiction drugs

WASHINGTON The Biden administration has earmarked $25.6 million to give entities fighting the overdose epidemic drug treatments, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra told McClatchy on Tuesday. The grants are intended to make drug treatment more widely available for opioid use disorders and prescription drug abuse, …

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Alcoholism and creativity: the case of John Cheever

I conducted a long series of intensive structured research interviews with John Cheever, the author of five novels, over 300 stories and winner of the National Book Award for The Wapshot Chronicle and the Pulitzer Prize for his collected stories. He was also a National Gold Medal winner and one …

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Two more coloradans arrested for fentanyl offenses

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) — Two more people are in custody on drug charges related to fentanyl. Federal court documents say Douglas Floyd and Marlene McGuire are in jail and face federal drug charges for distributing fentanyl in Colorado. The two allegedly sold fentanyl to Maria Cecilia Davis-Conchie who then …

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victims of the opioid crisis will face the owners of Purdue Pharma | New York News

By GEOFF MULVIHILL and JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Their advocacy helped put Purdue Pharma out of business and forces the family that has controlled the company for generations to relinquish ownership and provide billions of dollars to communities to fight opioid addiction. But what victims of …

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Carry the Kettle Nakoda Nation raises awareness about substance abuse

Carry the Kettle Nakoda Nation, Sask. – Many members of the Carry the Kettle Nakoda Nation gathered Friday to raise awareness about addictions and drug use in their community. The day resonated with 15-year-old Mykayla Huntinghawk, who no longer lives with her addiction-stricken mother. “I haven’t spoken to her in …

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J&J and Distributors Finalize Landmark $26 Billion Opioid Settlement

Drugmaker Johnson & Johnson and three major distributors — including Conshohocken-based AmerisourceBergen — finalized nationwide agreements on Friday over their role in the opioid addiction crisis, an announcement that paves the way for $26 billion to go to of almost every state and local government in the United States. Taken …

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Pakistani narco-terrorism at J&K has already had disastrous consequences

In recent years there has been a phenomenal increase in the amount narcotics trafficked and consumed in India. What was once a largely metropolitan habit is rapidly catching up in India’s tier two cities. In Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), a pre-existing chronic drug abuse problem has now taken on epidemic …

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On a mission to relieve chronic pain | MIT News

About 50 million Americans suffer from chronic pain, which interferes with their daily lives, social interactions and ability to work. Professor Fan Wang of MIT wants to develop new ways to help alleviate this pain, by studying and potentially modifying the pain control mechanisms of the brain. His recent work …

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Zimbabwe grapples with drug abuse issues during pandemic

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Tucked away in a corner of a dimly lit hallway in a dilapidated building in Zimbabwe’s Mbare township, a few drug addicts desperate for recovery prayed and encouraged each other to cut back on their habits. They passed each other a plate of cookies. Among the …

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Kansas prisons use buprenorphine and naltrexone to fight drug overdose epidemic | KCUR 89.3

A recent decision to let people continue drug treatment while in the Sedgwick County Jail in Wichita reflects a significant shift in thinking among Kansas sheriffs’ offices that is gaining momentum. Sedgwick officials are no longer removing people from their prescriptions for medications such as buprenorphine when he is imprisoned. …

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Experimental brain surgery may help some people overcome drug addiction

Gina was used to surprises, but this day brought a big one. “He said, ‘They actually approached me about having brain surgery for addiction,'” she recalled. “And I literally wanted to pass out on the floor.” “They” were a research team from the Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute, based at the University …

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Fulton County Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities to Host Community Conversation on Substance Use Prevention and Treatment – “The Deadly Truth”

In an effort to raise awareness of the devastating impact of opioid addiction, the Fulton County Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (BHDD) will host its next Community Conversation on Substance Use Prevention and Treatment – “The Deadly Truth” on Thursday, February 24. 2022 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 …

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Hannibal High School students learn how to prevent heroin abuse

HANNIBAL (WGEM) – The Hannibal Fire Department is trying to educate students about the harmful effects of heroin to prevent abuse from happening at a young age. Hannibal Fire public education coordinator Mark Kempker said a 14-year-old student in Canton overdosed on heroin last year. He wants to prevent such …

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City of St. Louis calls for caution, education and treatment regarding opioid addiction and overdoses

Today, the City of St. Louis is urging residents to learn about the signs of an opioid overdose and seek addiction help if needed, as the city experiences a devastating spike in overdoses since the weekend. As local and federal law enforcement continue their investigations, residents of St. Louis can …

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Completion of antibiotic therapy for infective endocarditis associated with injection drug use in a routine drug addiction clinic: a retrospective cohort study | BMC Infectious Diseases

Ultimately, 65.1% of survivors in our cohort completed antibiotic therapy, 87.2% were seen by addiction specialists, and 89.4% received MOUD. This MOUD initiation rate differs greatly from the 5.7% initiation rate reported in a national study of IDU-IE patients. [8]. Completion of antibiotic therapy in IDU-IE has not been well …

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Mom Fights For More Addiction Resources In Oregon After Losing Daughter | Local News

SALEM, Ore. (KPTV) — Families affected by Oregon’s drug addiction crisis are asking state lawmakers for help. Cathy McInnis is one of those mothers fighting for more resources in the state. She lost her daughter to alcohol addiction on March 1, 2020. “She was in rehab and she passed away,” …

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Jackson County Drug Court hopes to give people a second chance | Illinois News

By MAKAYLA HOLDER, Southern Illinois (Carbondale) CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — A drug treatment court traveled to Jackson County to help people facing drug addiction and criminal charges get their lives back, Judge Steven Bost said. “The beauty of this program is that it’s been researched, studied, and studied, and it …

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Illinois woman sentenced to 14 years for meth trafficking

PEORIA, Illinois – Robert J. Bell, Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration-Chicago Division, and U.S. Attorney Gregory K. Harris of the Central District of Illinois announced that Donna N. Mark, 39, of Peoria , Illinois, was sentenced on January 20, 2022 to 168 months in prison …

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“OTV found me a rehab center?”

The past few weeks have been a pretty tough battle for popular Twitch streamer Imane “Pokimane” Anys, as she has had to constantly endure online trolls and defend herself against targeted harassment. Amid all the furor, a rumor that Pokimane was doing drugs on one of her old streams had …

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Peoria woman arrested with nine pounds of ice cold methamphetamine in Morton, Illinois. Sentenced to 14 years in federal prison | USAO-CDIL

PEORIA, Illinois – A Peoria, Illinois woman, Donna N. Mark, 39, of the 2000 block of North California Street, was sentenced Jan. 20, 2022, to 168 months in prison (14 years), followed by five years in probation for possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute. The Court also ordered the …

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Former SC lawyer Alex Murdaugh now faces 71 charges; $8.5 million stolen

COLUMBIA, SC (AP) — A once-prominent South Carolina attorney now faces 71 charges of stealing nearly $8.5 million in wrongful death and wreckage settlements from more than a dozen of people after another round of indictments against Alex Murdaugh were handed down on Friday. The 23 new charges issued by …

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Governor Hochul Announces Award of More Than $3.7 Million to Support Addiction Services Across New York State

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced more than $3.7 million to expand evidence-based addiction prevention services across New York State. The funding has been awarded to providers in each of New York State’s ten economic development regions and will support prevention providers whose services have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 …

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Tampa Bay’s first recovery school nears one year

NEW PORT RICHEY, Florida. — Victory High School, which leaders say is the first recovery high school in Tampa Bay, marked one year since its grand opening this month. Classes started last April. What do you want to know Victory High School has celebrated a year since its inauguration on …

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‘She did her best’: Husband of woman who was allegedly found dismembered in 9th Ward speaks

By Shay O’Connor Click here for updates on this story NEW ORLEANS (WDSU) — Micah Dardar was emotional Wednesday thinking about his wife, Julia, and how he thinks she would want to be remembered. “She would like to be remembered as a good mother. She did her best. We had …

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Tumalo resident Michael Sipe files for GOP nomination for District 53 seat at open house

TUMALO, Ore. (KTVZ) – Longtime Tumalo resident Michael Sipe, small business owner, community leader and military veteran, announced on Tuesday that he had filed documents with the Oregon Secretary of State for his nomination for the Republican nomination for Oregon House District 53, which now includes southwestern Redmond, Sisters, Tumalo, …

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Zendaya Says New Euphoria Season Could Be ‘Triggering’ And ‘Hard To Watch’ For Some People | Ents & Arts News

Actress Zendaya has warned fans that the new hit show series Euphoria contains themes that may be “triggering” and “difficult to watch” for some viewers. The hard-hitting drama centers on a group of adult teenagers in the United States, showing how they deal with topics such as their mental health, …

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“I want something I can be proud of”: on the road to recovery, he reconnected with his family and is now aiming for more

On Christmas Day, Evan Bontrager sat at his sister’s dinner table, cutting chocolates to share with his family. He bought a box at the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory and wanted to make sure everyone tastes them. He drank soda water, which he loves. Christmas carols played in the background as …

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New York plans to install “vending machines” with anti-overdose drugs

New York City health officials announced a plan to set up 10 “public health vending machines” that would dispense sterile syringes, anti-overdose medication and other “harm reduction” supplies to help neighborhoods hard hit by drug overdoses. Vending machines, which are planned in neighborhoods across the five arrondissements, will also contain …

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Addiction and mental health treatment programs struggle to find staff amid COVID outbreak

With the surge in coronavirus infections in Massachusetts, some addiction and mental health treatment programs are particularly affected. Many are reverting to the policies put in place at the start of the pandemic, such as telemedicine. Some have stopped accepting new patients altogether. The High Point Treatment Center, headquartered in …

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Rehab For Cigarette Smokers – Lewiston Sun Journal

Dr Keith Roach DEAR DR. ROACH: I have a question regarding people who are addicted to cigarettes. How come there is no drug addiction treatment? I’ve heard that trying to quit smoking is much harder and harder than quitting heroin. Ideas? – CAMANSWER: It is incredibly difficult to quit smoking. …

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Researcher explores the use of cannabinoids to treat obesity

Although cannabis is often associated with “food cravings” in popular culture, a University of Toronto researcher Justin matheson wonders if cannabinoids – compounds naturally found in plants – can actually be used to treat obesity. “At first glance, the research seems a little paradoxical,” says Matheson, who received a doctorate …

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AG Shapiro Announces 75% of Pennsylvania Counties Including Allegheny and Montgomery Commit to Billion-Dollar Opioid Settlement to Date

More counties are expected to join the settlement that will bring up to $ 232 million by 2022 HARRISBURG–Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced that 50 counties, including 5 of the 6 largest counties in the Commonwealth, have agreed to join the landmark opioid settlement that would bring more than …

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I was addicted to heroin and had given up on myself. Then suddenly, briefly, I felt an urge to live | Medications

IIt was a Saturday night in early October 1986. My 30th birthday party, or what happened to that. Just a handful of junkies and my few remaining friends sitting on the floor of a gray, bare room in a South London apartment. I had thought it would be fun, because …

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Twins celebrate their first sober Christmas in 15 years and work to help others

HUNTINGTON, West Virginia (WSAZ) – Samantha and Jeffery Parker share the same birthday and more than a decade of drug addiction. This Christmas, the two are finally recovering and are celebrating the sober vacation for the first time together since the age of 14. “I have been taunted more times …

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Community can be the healing link in recovery from alcoholism

COLORADO SPRINGS – The holidays bring with them parties, work celebrations, family reunions and more. Often times, alcohol is present at many, if not all, of these parties. Alcoholism is more common than you might think. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 14.5 million people aged …

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Navigate to new horizons with career assistance

For two decades, drug addiction has plagued John Michael Johnson’s life. “I was not a real member of society at all,” he said. Before Mr Johnson began rehab he said: “I was killing myself slowly.” In 2019, he got sober, got a driver’s license, and moved into a new apartment …

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Jennifer Garner isn’t responsible for Ben Affleck’s addiction, but we can learn from her comments, expert says

Marital problems and addiction have a chicken and egg relationship, said psychologist John F. Kelly, professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Recovery Research Institute. The takeaway from Affleck and Jennifer Garner’s story shouldn’t be to blame, Kelly said, but rather the importance …

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Vikings drop CB Bashaud Breeland following altercation with coaches and teammates in training

A verbal altercation during practice on Saturday led to the informal exit of Minnesota Vikings cornerback Bashaud Breeland. Less than an hour after the organization announced it had surprisingly given up on Breeland, NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero and NFL Network Insider’s Ian Rapoport shed light on the situation. Pelissero and …

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NDP Introduces Bill to Tackle Overdose Crisis and Save Lives “Canada’s NDP

OTTAWA – More than 20,000 Canadians have died of overdoses in the past five years, and during the COVID-19 pandemic, the opioid overdose epidemic has worsened further. Yesterday NDP Mental Health and Addiction Critic Gord Johns introduced a private member’s bill to tackle this emergency by decriminalizing personal possession and …

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Malta becomes first EU country to legalize marijuana

Malta on Tuesday became the first country in the European Union to agree to officially legalize the recreational use and cultivation of marijuana, the latest sign of a more liberal approach to the substance taken in the bloc in recent years. “It’s revolutionary,” said Owen Bonnici, the Maltese Minister for …

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Ben Affleck took Twitter very angry by blaming alcoholism on ex-wife Jennifer Garner

A look back at Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck. (Image courtesy AFP) Strong points They got married in 2005 Ben and Jennifer Garner divorced in 2015 Ben Affleck is currently dating Jennifer Lopez New Delhi: Ben Affleck made the headlines and for all the wrong reasons. The 49-year-old actor should …

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Drug addiction rehab center to expand on West Second | Community

The Owensboro Metropolitan Adjustment Council on Thursday approved a conditional use permit for the development of a drug addiction rehabilitation center at 3136 W. Second St. The property, which opened in the summer of 1962 as a Holiday Inn, was recently part of the OYO Townhouse chain. But now Addiction …

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Wausau man sentenced to 12 years for trafficking methamphetamine | USAO-WDWI

MADISON, SWITZERLAND. – Timothy M. O’Shea, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced that Jacob A. Willox, 28, Wausau, Wisconsin, was sentenced today by United States District Judge William M. Conley to 12 years in federal prison for distributing 50 grams or more of methamphetamine and …

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Government supports abstinence-based drug rehab for prisoners

Prescribing methadone for heroin addiction in prisons must be replaced by “abstinence-based methods,” Justice Secretary Dominic Raab said. The new measures are proposed in the White Paper on the Prison Strategy for England and Wales, to tackle drug addiction in the prison population. In a review done for the government, …

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Delhi HC rejects drug supplier bond

The judge said that “the threat has taken on alarming proportions which are having a deadly impact on society” The Delhi High Court has rejected the bail request of a man who allegedly supplied drugs to peddlers, noting that “the threat has grown to alarming proportions which are having a …

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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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TEAM | The cycle of drug addiction and homelessness: how to do it better

AUGUSTA, Ga (WRDW / WAGT) – It’s the season of joy and joy, but for dozens of local families this Christmas is overwhelmed with grief and loss. I-TEAM found 61 people have died of overdoses in Richmond County this year, a 71% jump since stay-at-home orders took effect. Addiction counselors …

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Others drink mocktails, spirits, beer and wine

The non-alcoholic beverage industry has exploded last year as consumers spend alcohol-filled nights prioritized for their health and well-being. While some people cut back completely, others turn to drinks that taste like their favorite drinks, but not alcoholic. Once considered a passing, if not mocking, trend, wine, beer and more …

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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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Overdose and addiction in the homeless community of the Grand Valley

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released statistics in November that showed a more than 28% nationwide increase in drug overdose deaths during the pandemic. According to Homeward Bound of the Grand Valley, a shelter serving the area’s homeless community, those with limited access …

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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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Duke Energy Provides $ 255,000 to Address Addiction and Mental Health Needs in Indiana Communities | Duke Energy

GrAnts will fund mental health and addiction services supporting Hoosiers in Bartholomew, Dearborn, Decatur, Franklin, Hamilton, Hancock, Howard, Jackson, Jefferson, Jennings, Johnson, Lawrence, Monroe, Ohio, Ripley, Switzerland, Tippecanoe counties and Wabash. PLAINFIELD, Ind. – The Duke Energy Foundation today awarded nine grants totaling $ 255,000 to programs that help communities …

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Supervised injection sites have reversed 9 overdoses since opening in New York City, says Mayor Bill de Blasio

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) – It has been less than a week since New York City opened its first supervised injection sites, and the mayor says many lives have already been saved. Mayor Bill de Blasio said overdose prevention centers had already reversed 9 overdoses in just a few days. …

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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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Opioid crisis: one of the victims of the worst drug-related death year in the United States

Her life mirrored that of many people trapped by drug addiction – in and out of rehab; prison time; distressed and upset family and friends. Of course, for his mother, he was always special. When she wants to feel close to him again, Karen Butcher wraps herself in a quilt …

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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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Overdose deaths caused by fentanyl mixed with other drugs

The surge in drug overdose deaths this year and last has sparked concern among many researchers, doctors and health officials about drug abuse and addiction, as well as a growing trend among overdose victims which seems to indicate a new and different wave of the opioid epidemic. While the loneliness …

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Thanksgiving takes on new meaning for residents of East Texas shelters

TYLER, Texas (KLTV) – While many East Texans recover from eating too much on Thanksgiving Day and spending time with loved ones, to some the word “Thanksgiving” has a much different meaning. Those who are trying to get their lives back in homeless shelters. As Longview shelters hold their traditional …

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Centraide local sets fundraising record for 2021 campaign

Content of the article Despite raising funds during a pandemic, United Way of Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington once again exceeded its fundraising goal with a record total of $ 3.803 million in 2021. Content of the article The announcement was made during a virtual campaign landing rally Thursday morning. …

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Local teen makes a difference by sharing his story to help others affected by drug addiction

A local high school student hopes to help others by sharing his mother’s struggle with drug addiction. “Levi has found his cure,” Paige Barringer said. She’s Levi Smith’s mother and she’s struggled with drug addiction all her life. “I lost my job, my marriage, my family – everything – three …

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Shaheen and Capito lead bipartisan IMPACT law to reform drug retention period for opioid use disorder for providers

23 November 2021 (Washington, DC) – U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) have introduced bipartisan legislation that would increase the length of time a doctor can hold long-acting injectable buprenorphine (LAI) – a form of medication for disorders related to the use of opioids – in …

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Pear’s Digital Therapy for Alcohol Use Disorder Pays Off with Revolutionary FDA Label

With its proposed special purpose acquisition company just days away from shareholder approval, Pear Therapeutics is already preparing for its future as a publicly traded company. After successfully leading three of his digital therapies through the FDA clearance process, Pear’s attention is now focused on bringing his next virtual treatment …

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Moose Jaw Addiction Awareness Week aims to break the stigma around drug use

A group of community organizations in Moose Jaw are hosting a week of events aimed at improving understanding of substance use disorders. “We really want people to know that being stigmatized and treating people differently because they have an addiction disorder can prevent them from seeking help,” said Mary Lee …

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Has Covid-19 changed our relationship with drugs? The answer is complicated

If three years ago Maddie Greer had been told she would smoke weed every day, she wouldn’t have believed it. But when the pandemic struck, Greer, a 24-year-old writer from Georgia, changed. She started drinking so much that she gained 80 pounds. She began to have health problems, including constant …

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Filmmaker profiles young man’s struggle with substance abuse disorders

“More than 100,000 people have died from an overdose in the past year,” he says. “And Josiah’s story is one that we hope can help save lives.” The Centers for Disease Control released that figure on Wednesday. Those numbers aren’t final yet, but it’s a total the nation has never …

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Reunited: A Family History of Adoption, Addiction, and Discovery Makes Thanksgiving Meaning | Books

I was born a child to Sellers Home for Unwed Mothers, the longtime Baptist adoption agency on Peniston Street in New Orleans. When I was 2 months old, I was adopted by a teacher Ole Miss and his wife. They had met at the First Baptist Church in Baton Rouge …

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Overdose deaths hit record highs as pandemic spreads

The ubiquity of fentanyl and the unique social conditions caused by the pandemic combined to create a perfect storm, experts said. While some addicts seek out fentanyl, said Dr Volkow, others “may not have wanted to take it. But that’s what is sold, and the risk of overdosing is very …

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Eastern Kentucky Drug Rehab Helps Addicting Veterans

CATLETTSBURG, Ky. – 18 years ago Matt Bailey decided college wasn’t for him, so he enlisted in the United States Army. What would you like to know Addiction Recovery Care is a rehabilitation center in central and eastern Kentucky CRA Helps Veterans With No-Cost Drug Treatment Programs Matt Bailey celebrated …

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Detox program more “carrots”, less stick

TURN A NEW SHEET In Caloocan City, drug addicts are on a new path to recovery during the pandemic, selling fresh produce to their neighbors and friends. It helps them stay sober and preoccupied while earning a living for their family. —KRIXIA SUBING SUBING MANILA, Philippines – They switch from …

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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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20-50-100 years ago – November 2 | New

The people of Frédéric who have not yet purchased their charcoal for the winter are warned to do so immediately. There will be a coal shortage in January and February, according to one of the local dealers. The shortage of anthracite coal is expected to be particularly rare. The shortage, …

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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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Timeline of their love story

It was a whirlwind romance for comedian John Mulaney and actress Olivia Munn. After months of rumors, Mulaney confirmed that he and Munn were together – and that they were going to be parents. “Olivia and this baby helped me save myself from myself and this first recovery trip”, Mulaney …

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Kelly Osbourne returns to rehab

Kelly Osbourne signed up for rehab again This week, TV personality Kelly Osbourne visited a drug and alcohol treatment center in Austin, Texas. A source close to the 36-year-old was quoted as saying her mother’s controversial exit from The speech and his father’s Parkinson’s disease diagnosis both had a huge …

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Kane County Substance Abuse Treatment Initiative

Over two years ago, Kane County Sheriff Ron Hain announced an innovative idea to help people in the community struggling with drug addiction. The plan calls for leasing 25,000 square feet of space in the sheriff’s compound to a drug treatment provider. The private entity would then transform two floors …

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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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Can Acupuncture Help Recovery From Addiction? – Cleveland Clinic

Drug addiction and trauma are very difficult and complex things to deal with. Fortunately, neither has to struggle alone. In addition to treatment solutions that take into account a person’s individual needs, there are additional therapies that can help promote healing and recovery. The National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA) acupuncture …

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Crack down on vendors, build affordable rehabilitation centers

Not so long ago, a 14 year old teenager was sitting in front of me staring at the floor. Parents complained that their son often became aggressive without any apparent provocation. Twenty years ago, I would have tried to look at school distress, parental pressure, or adolescent disorders as probable …

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