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Servants of God can tackle drug problem?
Clarence Lee, 43, was a guest at Crossroads Christian Center as part of its weekly Invade youth ministry. Lee was brought in as … He played football as a freshman in high school but didn't wind up on the playing field again until his final year of …

Residential Therapy Way to Go for Substance Use Disorders?
ORLANDO, Florida ? Residential substance abuse treatment can result in improved functional outcomes that persist for 12 months post discharge, new research suggests. A small study showed significant … Worthwhile Investment? Commenting on the study …
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Newark OH Alcohol Drug Rehab Launches Additional Substance Abuse
Newark OH Alcohol Drug Rehab Launches Additional Substance Abuse Treatment Program. Understanding the power of drugs and alcohol that take a person from functioning to broken helps when beginning to heal, and there is help available.
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Reboletti sponsors substance abuse treatment bill
The pilot program would create a secure facility with on-site substance abuse treatment in DuPage County, Cook County and a third location to be determined. These facilities will serve as a "last chance" option for individuals convicted of drug or …
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Victory for atheist denied parole for not attending religious substance abuse
He petitioned the Missouri Department of Corrections (MDOC) to be placed in a secular treatment center, but his request was denied. Jackson believes that because of this denial — and his subsequent inability to complete the substance abuse program …
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Stasiewicz Alcohol Treatment Strategies
“The study will offer valuable insights for the treatment community to help tailor their methods so as to make programs more efficient for people who reduce their drinking prior to treatment and more effective for those who do not,” Stasiewicz says …
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Tennessee Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Agrees to Resolve False Claims
“Medicaid patients who enter residential treatment programs for alcohol and drug addiction deserve to have treatment provided by qualified personnel according to the appropriate standard of care,” said Assistant Attorney General for the Justice …
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UB researchers granted .7M to study alcohol treatment
Stasiewicz said the study should offer valuable insights for the treatment community, helping them tailor methods to make programs more efficient for people who reduce their drinking prior to treatment, and more effective for those who do not. “It …
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Are 49ers nearing end of line with Aldon Smith?
A few days later, he entered a treatment facility. At the time, the … Center visits Saints: Free-agent center Jonathan Goodwin, 35, who spent the past three seasons with the 49ers, visited the Saints on Wednesday, a league source said. New Orleans …
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Young cancer survivor teams up with Riverhead business to help other children
But today, seven years later, Hannah is cancer-free — and, remembering what it was like to be a little girl who spent long days in hospitals, she has dedicated herself to helping other children who are faced with the unthinkable. 2014 0416 Hannahs …
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Building a legacy
Many have been referred by substance abuse treatment centers around the state. “We've learned there's a huge need for addiction recovery and places for women to go after they leave rehab,” Huebner said. “We wanted to establish a house, tackle social …
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Doctors, medical staff on drugs put patients at risk
In 2008, the Medical Board of California closed its physician assistance program. Doctors with drug and alcohol problems still can enroll in private, confidential treatment. But if the medical board verifies a substance abuse complaint, the conduct is …
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Medicaid managed care for developmentally disabled people, substance abuse
New Hampshire decided to move administration of the state health program for low-income residents to private managed care companies during the 2011-12 budget writing process, but fraught negotiations with hospitals and community mental health centers …
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