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Panel Studies Options for Suffolk Drug Treatment Facilities

Panel studies options for Suffolk drug treatment facilities
Perhaps one of the biggest problems the panel faces, she said, is how to address the number of people going to jail for substance abuse. Since existing treatment facilities have no room to take in patients, they are sent to hospitals like Stony Brook …
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Heroin addicts face barriers to treatment
Of the 23.1 million Americans who needed treatment for drugs or alcohol in 2012, only 2.5 million people received aid at a specialty facility, according to the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Heroin addicts are a …
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