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Support Groups
Quit Smoking Classes, presented by Northeast Florida Area Health Education Center, 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays through April 15, St. Vincent's Heart and Vascular Building, 1824 King St., Suite 100; 5:30 p.m. Thursdays through April 17, Family Care Partners …
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Jarrod Saltalamacchia, Garrett Jones hit late homers, but Marlins fall to Mets
Left fielder Christian Yelich then made a nice running catch on pinch-hitter Bobby Abreu's liner for the second out. But Omar Quintanilla … Furcal joined the Suns on Monday on a rehab assignment for a hamstring strain he sustained in spring training …
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Saturday Morning Quarterback
Arkansas, Cincinnati, Louisville, Chattanooga, Florida, Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Tennessee, Vanderbilt and Western Kentucky are listed by different recruiting websites as being in the mix. … In other recruiting news, though this is a bit dated …
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Military, veteran suicides account for nearly one in every four in Florida
“Since its inception, the crisis line has had over 1,150,000 calls,” said Thompson of the VA's suicide prevention program. “That's pretty extraordinary. We're so glad we've had that many calls, but of course it's … “So what that is telling us is that …
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GOP Gov. Rick Scott Raising Big Bucks With Founder of Abusive Teen Boot
In the 17 years that it operated drug treatment centers, Straight Inc. was plagued by news reports and at least one civil suit claiming that its staff kidnapped its adult patients and mentally, physically, and sexually abused their underage charges …
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The GOP's bad boys
Radel initially tried to stay in office, and he attended drug rehab and hired a “crisis communications” consultant to help do damage control. But with Boehner and his own Florida colleagues offering no political cover, Radel – who was elected in …
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Frank Denton: Melissa Ann Jernigan the face of a broken system
A 2010 study by the Treatment Advocacy Center and the National Sheriffs' Association estimated that 40 percent of the seriously mentally ill have been in jail or prison at least once in their lives. Florida has almost five times more seriously mentally …
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Another View: A class war
A week at a state drug treatment center costs $ 123. Our less than compassionate conservatives can't get this in … The then congressman was under the impression that with some inpatient treatment and prayer, he would become “a better man for southwest …
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Woman fights homelessness and addiction with the help of Trenton Rescue
Her ex-husband suggested a Christian women's recovery center in Georgia. With not much else to lose, Wile left New Jersey in July 2012 for a three-month experience she describes as “the best thing I ever did,” she said. “I am a woman of faith. I just …
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The Impact of Marijuana Legalization on RI's College Campuses
Christian Thurstone, an associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and medical director of one of Colorado's largest youth substance abuse treatment clinics, Denver Health's Substance Abuse Treatment Education …
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Harry Reid Backs Medical Marijuana
Medical research on marijuana is extremely difficult to conduct because it remains a Schedule I drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act — meaning, among things, that the government judges it to have no currently accepted medical use. However …
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Washington Cities Can Block Pot, State's Attorney General Says
"If we're just selling drugs to addicts, I don't know what we're accomplishing," he told the Florida Times-Union. But three months later, Shorstein cleared the officers of any criminal wrongdoing. …. McCormick used pot to treat the pain associated …
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Club meetings: Jan. 10
Registered Parliamentarian and Florida State President Shirley Brodbeck will present "Debate, Debate, Debate… how to weigh the vote your way," followed by Q&A and discussion. … Bridge, Palmetto Duplicate Bridge: The Palmetto Duplicate Bridge Club …
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Support Groups
Celebrate Recovery, a Christian 12-step program for those who are hurting, dinner 6 p.m. Mondays, group worship 7 p.m., small groups 8 p.m., Lakewood United Methodist Church, 6133 San Jose Blvd. (904) 733-8477. ? Celebrate … Beaches cancer support …
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Indian River County Community Calendar, updated Jan. 10
Florida Cracker Weekend: Music, games, food, drawings, chili cook-off. 8 p.m. Feb. … Vero Beach Christian Business Association: 11:30 a.m. Feb. 27. … Teen Summit For Parents: To be discussed: Dating, relations & sexuality issues; personal safety …
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Viewpoint: How the Drug Treatment System Failed Cory Monteith
And that's where the “system” —the programs and facilities and treatment strategies most commonly called into action to help addicts — started to fail Monteith. The evidence suggests that many of these institutions are ineffective or even potentially …
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Gateway child care center to help mothers in substance abuse treatment
The Children's Zone is designed to care for children of women who are undergoing substance abuse treatment at Gateway. With the help of the center, mothers can get treatment without losing custody of their children, or without losing daily contact with …
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Valiant Recovery Center Introduces “Genesis Program”
There are a plethora of alcohol rehabilitation centers and drug treatment centers in North America, but Valiant Recovery strives to offer clients a truly effective and all-encompassing rehabilitation path. The new Genesis Program addresses the holistic …
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Addiction Treatment and Counseling Center Opens in DuBois
DUBOIS – Laurel Wellness Centers has opened an outpatient clinic for addiction treatment and general counseling in DuBois. Services include a variety of programs for people with drug and alcohol addiction; counseling for individuals, families and …
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