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Brockton Mayor Seeks Harsher Penalties For Drug Dealers
BOSTON — Calling Brockton the “epicenter of the heroin crisis in southeastern Massachusetts,” the city's mayor, Bill Carpenter, is proposing tougher penalties for dealers caught trying to sell drugs within 300 feet of an addiction treatment center …
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Galloway, NJ Welcomes New Drug Treatment Center: Addiction Treatment
ATSI is founded on several beliefs: that addiction is a complex and destructive disease; spirituality, fitness and family involvement are vital keys to success in treatment; and professional drug treatment help is required in order to achieve long-term …
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medical center to cater to elderly, drug addicts
While the medical complex will also include a 20-bed hospital, world-class geriatric care and substance abuse treatment will “define” MMC, according to Ali al-Hajj a health care consultant working on the project. The 114-bed center for elderly care …
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Heroin use, treatment on rise in Indiana
Wichern said heroin also is getting less expensive because a reduction in wholesale costs by Mexican drug traffickers has made it cheaper all the way to the street. THE NUMBERS: Among people seeking treatment for addictive behavior, the percentage of …
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WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Sen. Ellis announces retirement after illegal
The dry lands could get at least some relief tomorrow, when rain is in the forecast statewide. More rain is … When that happens, Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn says the emergency dispatch center gets the calls — and he's worried on two fronts …
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THE LETTERS PROJECT: Families dealing with addiction
WUSA9 has decided to post letters from mothers and other family members about dealing with someone in their families who have been addicted to drugs. … His physician gave him no real answers, advice, or referral to treatment. ….. I put myself in …
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Plans for large Calverton drug addiction treatment center move ahead
A large new drug addiction treatment center, designed to support research into alcohol and drug abuse, has received approval from Riverhead's Zoning Board of Appeals and its developers expect to file a site plan in six to eight months.
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Bangor area law enforcement leaders tell business group drug abuse is driving
Hardcore drug addicts typically don't work, so they “steal or deal” to feed their addiction, said Ross, who advocated with Hathaway and Antone for more treatment facilities in other areas of the state. “If a person doesn't have work, they are not going …
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From Addiction to Recovery: Moyers Family Shares Their Story
William has been sober ever since, penning a bestselling memoir about his recovery and now working in public affairs for the Hazelden Foundation, an addiction treatment center in Minnesota. And Wednesday night in a candid discussion at the LBJ Library, …
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Transitional housing vital for women out of jail, recovering addicts
They provide transitional housing for women who are freshly released from the county jail with nowhere else to go, or are recovering from drug addiction, or often both. Phalen, a committed Christian who also runs a women's jail ministry, asks the women …
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New PSAs Encourage Others to Share Stories of Addiction and Recovery
NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Partnership at, a national nonprofit dedicated to finding evidence-based solutions to teen substance abuse, released today new television public service announcement (PSAs) …
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Opiate addiction treatment hubs save money, state says
Treating opiate addiction through the state's new regional center model will save money, according to a state analysis. But there is no study to show whether the system is more effective, officials said Thursday. Meanwhile, treatment providers at some …
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This Maine woman used her alcohol addiction to help others. Now, we need a
Sober for 16 years, Baker is now the volunteer board president of the Bangor Area Recovery Network, or BARN, a nonprofit located on Center Street in Brewer that offers free self-help groups, programs for parents, and recovery coaching. It draws more …
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Religion Calendar for the Erie area
upcoming events. FATHER AND SON LUNCHEON/JOB FAIR: Saturday, March 29; noon; Flight of the Eagle Banquet Hall & Conference Center, 1125 Pennsylvania Ave.; presented by the men of Victory Christian Center under Bishop Dwane Brock; lunch provided. Cost …

Doctors and Police Debate in Free Think University Course: Should Drugs Be
This critically acclaimed course experience highlights the complexity of the issue of drug legalization through a video by former police captain Peter Christ. Christ says … Another argument focuses on the addictive nature of drug use. With the high …
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2014-03-21T00:00:00Z Bulletin Board Sioux City Journal
Connections Area Agency on Aging and Mercy Medical Center's Older Adult Services Welcome to Medicare, 1:30-4 p.m., the first Friday of every month at Connections Area Agency on Aging, 2301 Pierce Street. To pre-register … Dual Recovery Anonymous, 12 …
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