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Local bodies in Kozhikode to step up drug abuse control measures among students

Considering the growing number of students involved in various drug-related cases, the majority of local administrators in Kozhikode district decided to reorganize student protection committees. Existing committees will be reconstituted with leaders of parent-teacher associations, neighborhood members, anti-alcohol activists and leaders leading community policing programs. Efforts are also underway to …

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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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Can we prevent Internet addiction in high school?

An intervention based on cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) has found moderate success in preventing gambling and internet addiction among at-risk young people, according to German researchers. Compared to a control group, adolescents who participated in the PROTECT intervention experienced a significantly greater reduction in symptoms related to gambling disorder and disordered …

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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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“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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Homicide was the leading cause of child deaths in the city from 2016 to 2020

Homicide is the leading cause of child deaths in Baltimore, according to a new city analysis of the unusual and unexpected deaths of 208 minors over the past five years. The report, written by the Child Fatality Review team and published on Friday, said new policies and additional resources in …

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It’s not just a “dry January” anymore – sales of soft drinks are soaring

After overdoing it during the holidays, many people are focusing on health and wellness in the new year. Some practice Dry January and give up drinking during the month. And more and more people are drinking less or have stopped drinking altogether: sales of non-alcoholic beverages have increased more than …

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SAMHSA Works To Turn National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Into Three Digit Number | 2021-12-31

Rockville, MD – The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration is helping to upgrade the National Lifeline for Suicide Prevention to a three-digit number – 988. According to a press release, Congress has designated the updated dial code in 2020 and the Department of Health and Human Services, through …

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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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Rehabilitation for climbers | WJMN

Posted: Dec 6 2021 / 21:45 EST / Update: Dec 6 2021 / 21:45 EST LOS ANGELES, Calif. (Ivanhoe Newswire) – Almost ten million people run, fist jam, and solo their way to the top of boulders, boulders and mountains. Rock climbing is on the rise in popularity, inspired both …

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Do you dream of an alcohol-free Christmas? Join the (soda) club | Alcohol

The concept of a Christmas without champagne, wine or whiskey is counter-intuitive to many. But this holiday season, a growing number of Britons are avoiding alcohol and preparing for a party all – or at least partially -, according to retailers. Sales in the alcohol-free and low-alcohol category, also known …

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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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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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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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Postwar reconciliation, accountability and rehabilitation continue to dominate US-Lankan relations – the Island

“Disputes between the government. named major obstacle ‘ By Shamindra Ferdinando The parliamentary committee for the supervision of public enterprises-COPE has asked for an explanation of the unauthorized spending on the “Yowunpura” in 2018 and 2019. A recent COPE investigation revealed huge losses and an attempt to suppress the government’s …

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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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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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Revanth launches ‘white challenge’ against drug addiction

Drug cultivation allegations and counter-allegations in the state took an interesting turn on Saturday with TPCC chairman Revanth Reddy launching a ‘white challenge’ where he wanted politicians and celebrities to be tested drug analysis to send a positive message against drug addiction. “As role models for young people, people in …

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MCAs want town hall to build drug rehab centers

Kiambu Woman representative Gathoni Wamuchomba speaks with Martin Kamotho, aka Githeri Man, at his home in Kayole, Nairobi, after being taken to a drug rehab center for alcoholism. [Kamau Maichuhie,Standard] Alcohol and substance abuse among young people has been attributed to high expectations, life prospects and unemployment. Frustrated and desperate, …

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Prevent Addiction by Door-to-Door for Unwanted Drugs: Washington Goes Purple Hosts Drug Recovery Walk | WDVM25 and DCW50

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (WDVM) – Expired or even unwanted drugs could put people at risk for drug addiction. In western Maryland, Washington Goes Purple, which is an addiction prevention and awareness organization, went door-to-door alongside members of the Hagerstown Police and Fire Departments for their first march drug recovery since the …

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“I just wanted more and more and more”

Conor Harris remembers the first time he tried cocaine. A promising young footballer from Kildare, in fifth grade and aged 17, Harris had attended his school’s sixth grade graduation ceremony. One of the older boys was on cocaine and, curious, decided to give it a try. “When I first did …

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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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Let Sha’Carri Richardson run. Stop testing for cannabis

Dr Scott E. Hadland Friday, a star American sprinter, Sha’Carri Richardson, was banned from participating in its flagship Olympic event, the women’s 100 meters. His offense? Test positive for tetrahydrocannabinol, the psychoactive compound in cannabis. Although Richardson’s drug test was obtained in Oregon, where Olympic trials were held and where …

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Low Alcohol Beverages Market Worth $ 889.7 Million By 2028

New York, United States, June 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Low Alcohol Beverages Market Overview: According to a comprehensive research report from Market Research Future (MRFR), “Low alcohol drinks Market insights by type, distribution channel and region – Forecast to 2028‘, The market is expected to reach USD 889.7 million …

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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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Youth vaping cannabis edibles lessons

WWhen it comes to children’s health, parents – and public activism – can make a difference. the declining valuation from Juul, manufacturer of vaping equipment, and the flight of regulations restrict the nicotine vaping market can be assigned in large part to the actions of parents who were shocked and …

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Outagamy and Calumet counties lead US for binge drinking

APPLETON – Outagamie and Calumet counties have the nation’s highest percentages of residents who report binge drinking, according to new county health rankings from the University of Wisconsin. The school’s population health institute publish the ranking every year, rating the health of nearly every county in the United States based …

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

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 will …

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