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Chronicle AM–April 29, 2014
New York lawmakers have introduced a set of bills to help fight heroin with tougher penalties for dealers, more funding for overdose-reversal drugs and increased better coverage for treatment. The six bills would increase penalties for selling opioids …
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Nearly 4 million seriously mentally ill still without insurance
Community–based mental health facilities, like the Riverwood Centers in Minnesota that helped Bruce Echelberry, above, through depression, are facing public funding cuts and closures. Some low-income patients still needing mental health care will …
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Action needed to curb Adderall use among college students
One option that college students choose to boost their concentration and stay up all night is a “study drug” known as Adderall. Adderall is a medication used in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. It is one of the most common …
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NY lawmakers asked to help fund more drug treatment facilities
It heard from prosecutors, drug counselors and addicts, who say a crackdown on illegal prescriptions has many drug users turning to heroin and that has led to a dramatic increase in overdoses and deaths. Speakers asked lawmakers to help fund more …
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SOBA Recovery is the "Best Drug Rehab" Nationwide
Greg was also added "We've been able to expand quite a bit at SOBA and can now help more people than ever before. If being named "Best Drug Rehab in America" means we have the opportunity to help more people and their families, that's all I care about.
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Grand Prairie TX Alcohol Drug Rehab Launches Expanded Drug Rehabilitation
Grand Prairie TX Alcohol Drug Rehab is launching an expanded drug rehabilitation program for adults and adolescents seeking help for their drug addiction problems in Grand Prairie. Drugs have been popular for many years, but their dangerous side …
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Tampa FL Christian Drug Rehab Announces New Bible-Based Treatment Program
Tampa FL Christian Drug Rehab is announcing that a new Bible-based treatment program is now available for Christians suffering through the difficulties of drug addiction in Tampa and surrounding cities. Drug addiction is a disease that … Recovering …
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NJ Senate panel considers options for dealing with heroin, painkiller addiction
Vitale and several other senators stated concerns about the barriers to affordable, effective, timely treatment for addicts in need. “It's a stark reality that if you commit a crime you can get care,” Vitale said, referring to the state's drug court …
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State task force faces uphill battle against heroin
Ward testified, along with local health officials, many addicts can't get into inpatient detox programs until they first attempt 30 days outpatient treatment because insurance programs are trying to cut costs. Ward said the policy makes add another …
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The Seedy Underbelly of Rehab Centers' Online Marketing
Lack of scientific evidence aside, residential treatment centers (also known as addiction recovery centers or rehab centers) purport to offer a safe, supportive treatment environment for a person to detox from their addiction, typically for up to 30 …
Read more on PsychCentral.com (blog)

Sunday Beat: Rehabilitation centres needed to treat growing drug addiction
With more than a third of the Omani population under the age of 30 years, drug addiction poses a real threat to the society but the government is still reluctant to spend money to rehabilitate addicts. Instead, it is relying on short-term remedies that …
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'Treatment, not punishment'
HMO: Methadone maintenance treatment is now increasingly available due to endeavours of the drug treatment centres of the Ministry of Health. This has had a significant impact on drug users and also the community. The life of the drug user has changed.
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Woman opens up about alcoholic past to help others with drinking problems
LifeWorks counselling centre, Dubai: provides alcohol abuse counselling. Call 04 394 2464, email info@lifeworksdubai.com or log on to www.counsellingdubai.com. National Rehabilitation Centre, Abu Dhabi: provides treatment for the abuse of alcohol and …
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An uncommon barrier to getting help for alcohol addiction
April is Alcohol Awareness Month. I can just hear some of you now: “As if we didn't have enough awareness of alcohol.” And yes, alcohol use, and abuse, is so ubiquitous in our popular culture as to foster indifference.
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New treatment center helps teens with substance abuse, psychiatric issues
A new residential treatment center helps local teens receive substance abuse and psychiatric services without having to leave the area, or the state. Devereux Arizona opened the 10-bed facility on April 7, said Debra Howard, Devereux Arizona's …
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