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A new addiction recovery center in Athens hopes to reduce the number of drug overdose related deaths by educating the public about drug overdoses and providing easy access to substance abuse treatment.
Reports from the Kansas Department for Children and Families show that more children in the state are removed from their homes and placed in foster care because of concerns about parents' drug and alcohol abuse than for any other primary reason, including physical abuse, neglect and sexual abuse.
In her latest blog post , US National Institute on Drug Abuse director Nora Volkow claims that "science should guide marijuana policy."
The campaign for a detox unit in Derry stepped up a gear on Thursday night at a meeting at which a harrowing video was played of a university student, inert, in a high-dependency bed for a year-and-a-half before dying from septicemia.
The statistics on prescription drug abuse in this country are staggering. One person dies every 19 minutes from prescription drug overdose partially because the US population has been flooded with prescription pain relievers.
THE Cebu City Office for Substance Abuse Prevention consulted the parents and guardians of the students from secondary schools in the City and agreed to submit their children to a random drug test.
Denzel Washington has enjoyed a rock solid acting career in Hollywood for decades but every once in awhile a report about the actor's hard partying finds its way into the spotlight.
It's a first of its kind program here in New Mexico. A transitional home for young adults struggling with substance abuse.
The Winnebago County Coroner says the Stateline's drug overdose problem isn't improving.
Yes, Hurricane/Superstorm Sandy were obviously terrible. The heroin epidemic has plagued Ocean County as much as it's plagued areas better known for the scourge of drug abuse.
About 250 works of art - some digital, some recycled, some graffiti and some unfinished - hang on the walls of the Life Track Art Gallery and Youth Center in downtown Medford, while another 120 pieces are tucked away in closets, drawers and wooden trunks just waiting to be displayed.
An online survey is trying to gauge the effectiveness of local campaigns against teen drug abuse and underage drinking.
Summary Scientists have developed a laser-based imaging tool to map how drug abuse disrupts blood flow to the brain.
Contact Helpline and the Mississippi Modern Homestead join Sunday to bring awareness to suicide prevention with a benefit concert at the Homestead center at 402 Lake Valley Road in Starkville.
More people die from abusing prescription medication than they do on our state's highways.
Updated: Tue Sep 02, 2014 05:11 am
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