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  1. Study shows gambling among young teens associated with risk-taking behaviorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Medical News

    Gambling among young teens may be associated with increased use of alcohol, cigarettes, or marijuana according to a study that surveyed sixth- to eighth-graders in Italian schools. The research is reported in the February issue of the Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics , the official journal of the Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics.


  2. Helping drug addicts is finally politically feasibleRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Logan Banner

    When there's the political will, there tends to be a political way to accomplish the impossible.


  3. The Pro Recovery Team from Behavioral Health of the Palm Beaches...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | 24-7 Press Release

    BHOPB's Pro Recovery Team is made up of 5 Former NFL players who help others learn to overcome their addiction and stay clean after rehab with sober coaching. Pro Recovery Team member Vance Johnson, former Denver Broncos player and three-time Super Bowl participant said "I am really looking forward to attending Radio Row with my old team in the Super Bowl" NORTH PALM BEACH, FL, February 05, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ -- For a third consecutive year, Behavioral Health of the Palm Beaches will be represented by members of its Pro Recovery Team at Radio Row during Super Bowl week, beginning on Sunday, January 31 in Santa Clara, CA.


  4. Texoma Community Center's Integrated Health offers servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | North Texas e-News

    The Texoma Community Center's Integrated Health Program combines physical medical care with behavioral health care and has experienced rapid growth since opening in October, 2013. IHP became a reality as a result of the 1115 Waiver Medicaid Expansion.


  5. Bill for prescription drug monitoring program passes committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | KMIZ

    Sikeston, the sponsor of the Narcotics Control Act, told ABC 17 News she thought the bill has a chance of passing this session because of the change in senate leadership and an increased awareness of the growing heroin and opioid epidemic. Since 2000, the rate of deaths from drug overdoses increased 137 percent in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


  6. Sen. Donnelly Recognized by National Anti-Drug CoalitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    ... and resources to encourage states and local communities to use proven tactics to prevent and treat drug addiction and support individuals in recovery. CARA includes a number of provisions similar to policies in Donnelly's Heroin and Prescription ...


  7. Drinking is a Problem for 1 in 3 Lawyers, Study FindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Law.com

    More than a third of practicing attorneys in the United States are problem drinkers and 28 percent struggle with depression, according to a new Researchers surveyed nearly 13,000 attorneys nationwide-to date the most comprehensive effort to quantify substance abuse and depression rates in the profession-and found that those problems are far more common among attorneys than other professionals. For example, 15 percent of physicians and surgeons are problem drinkers based on the amount of alcohol they consume or the frequency they drink, compared to 36 percent of lawyers.


  8. White House announces $1 billion for opioid crisis, in part dedicated to rural areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Recorder

    Against the backdrop of a deepening opioid addiction crisis that claimed the lives of an estimated 1,173 Massachusetts residents in 2014, the White House announced Tuesday that President Barack Obama's budget for 2017 will include $1.1 billion for fighting the epidemic.


  9. Tony Chachere Brings Louisiana Cooking To Narconon LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | 24-7 Press Release

    In Louisiana, Tony Chachere's Creole spice is a staple and you can find it in the cabinet of any true Louisianian. Recently, Anthony Lil' Tony Chachere and his crew spiced up the day of students at New Life Retreat.


  10. NCAA develops initiative on student athlete mental healthRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Triangle

    The Daskalakis Athletic Center was host to a visit by the senior vice president and chief medical officer of the Sport Science Institute, Dr. Brian Hainline, Jan. 29. Hainline was in Philadelphia for the weekend because he was being honored for his work in cardiac health by a group called the Simon's Fund. He was asked by Drexel to give a talk about the new initiative launched by the National Collegiate Athletic Association on Student Athlete Mental Health.


  11. Gov. Hassan urges spending on drug epidemicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    With her Statehouse term winding down and her U.S. Senate campaign beginning, Gov. Maggie Hassan used her final State of the State address Thursday to argue that fighting the opioid crisis, reauthorizing Medicaid expansion and investing in workforce development are equally important to New Hampshire's economic success. Hassan, a Democrat elected in 2012 and re-elected two years later, is seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte in November, and her speech offered what could be the first hints of her campaign strategy.


  12. Editorial: Dealing with addictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Daily Camera

    When there's the political will, there tends to be a political way to accomplish the impossible. It appears this finally may be the case with the nation's long-ignored epidemic of heroin and prescription opioid addiction.


  13. American Addiction Centers, HoldSpace, Join Forces to Educate U.S....Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | PRWeb

    American Addiction Centers and Holdspace founders, Chris and Bobby Bailey, today announced their partnership and the start of Project HoldSpace. Through the partnership, the two organizations seek to tackle the widespread growth of severe mental disorders affecting approximately 20 percent of youth between the ages of 13 and 18. Currently focused on Ohio schools, the first leg of Project Holdspace's tour will take place between 2/8/2016 and 2/18/2016.


  14. Town Hall Meeting: Current Trends in substance Abuse You Can't Stop What You Don't KnowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Clare County Review

    When it comes to alcohol and drugs, trends are always changing. There are many everyday items that you wouldn't even take a second look at, but with an understanding of this culture you quickly find out that there is another meaning.


  15. Pregnant while addicted: Maine mother hopes story helps other mothersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    There's a growing problem underneath Maine's drug epidemic. WMTW News 8's Meghan Torjussen talks to one mother who battled drug addiction during pregnancy.


  16. Tenured Gay Professor Fired for Telling Student He Would 'Ride Him Hard'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Towleroad

    A tenured gay professor at the University of California, Riverside has been fired by the school's board of regents after the professor reportedly sexually harassed a male graduate student by telling him he had to resist the urge to academically 'ride him hard.' Robert Latham, a scholar of science fiction, says that he is being discriminated against because he is gay.


  17. Ted Cruz Links New Hampshire's Heroin Epidemic to "Undocumented Democrats"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Mother Jones

    ... how his speech had ended, it would have been in line with the way a number of candidates have talked about drug addiction in New Hampshire during the 2016 campaign - heartbreak at the human toll (New Hampshire averaged more than a death a day from ...


  18. Ted Cruz: To Help Stop Drug Abuse, Build the Mexico Border WallRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Wall Street Journal

    ... Mr. Cruz said. "We need to solve this problem, we need to build this wall." Mr. Cruz's appearance at a drug addiction forum comes as New Hampshire voters have classified heroin as the state's top problem . Rarely does a presidential candidate get ...


  19. Community opioid discussion, Narcan training scheduledRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The discussions, hosted by Bridging the Gaps, are part of their "It Takes A Village" community talks, and will focus on the role the public plays in finding a solution to the opioid issues affecting the area. The event will feature local guest speakers, and there will be free training about naloxone, or Narcan, a drug used to counteract the effects of opioids.


  20. Highlights from Hassan's State of the State addressRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Hassan said the heroin and opioid crisis remains the most pressing public health and safety issue in the state. She commended members of both parties for sending her two bills to counter substance abuse but said more resources and dollars are needed.