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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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Norovirus-like illness hits Allegiance Health Addiction Recovery Center
JACKSON, MI – A norovirus-like illness at the Allegiance Health Addiction Recovery Center has the site, 2424 W. Washington Ave., quarantined. One patient and two staff members are infected, said Richard Thoune, the health officer for both Allegiance …
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City to investigate proposed addiction recovery home
SCAPPOOSE — The Scappoose City Council chambers were full to capacity Monday night as citizens shared their comments regarding a home being transformed into a support facility for individuals recovering from addiction. The house, which is located in …
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Addiction recovery business Gaudenzia sued by former employee for alleged
Michael A. Bowman, an attorney for Donald Jackson, filed suit on behalf of his client April 22 at the U.S. District Court against Norristown-Pa. based Gaudenzia Inc., a business catering toward recovering alcohol and drug addicts. Jackson, who worked …
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Laredo TX Alcohol Drug Rehab Announces New Intervention Program
… TX Alcohol Drug Rehab Announces New Intervention Program. People who are deep into their drug addiction sometimes will not listen to family or friends looking to help them out, but there is a way to reach them. Call 956-790-0584 for a free …
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Oxford OH Alcohol Drug Rehab Launches New Program Geared Toward Drug
Oxford OH Alcohol Drug Rehab is launching a new program dedicated to helping drug addicts leave their destructive lives in the past in Oxford. It is no secret that drug addiction takes hold of people and leaves wrecked lives in its wake. Think of drug …
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Warren OH Alcohol Drug Rehab Announces Drug Detoxification Services
Warren OH Alcohol Drug Rehab announces that it is expanding the drug detoxification services available for drug addicts in Warren and surrounding cities. There can be no greater starting point for a drug addict that really wants to get clean and sober …
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Russell Brand visits Barking drug rehabilitation centre
“Russell is interested in recovery as he is obviously in recovery himself so when he met one of our members of staff by chance and they told him about the band he said he would like to come down,” she said. “It was an amazing day and Russell was …
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Alcoholism Implant with Naltrexone
The company currently owns an addiction treatment program called the Start Fresh Program (SFP) that is used by various independently owned licensed addiction clinics throughout the United States to treat alcoholism and select opioid addictions.
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Addiction CHESS: Smartphone app helps recovering alcoholics stay sober
… to prevent alcoholics and drug addicts from relapsing. Adults released from in-patient alcoholism treatment centers who got free sober smartphones reported fewer drinking days and more overall abstinence than those who got the usual follow-up support.
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Less conflict at home when dad quits drinking
Researchers found that families in which the father struggled with alcoholism experienced more conflict than families with a non-alcoholic father. But after alcoholic men sought treatment for their addiction, conflict levels in their homes fell close …
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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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County judge wants drug rehab at jail
MEDINA — Medina County Common Pleas Judge James L. Kimbler wants the county to reopen the east pod of the jail to serve as a short-term rehab facility for drug offenders with opiate and heroin addictions. Kimbler presented the proposal to the county …
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Anti-overdose drug to be available for Ocean, Monmouth counties police
The announcement continues a push by Christie for alternatives to incarceration for drug addicts. He has advocated for rehabilitation services and said that the stigma surrounding drug use must be removed. “The war on drugs has failed,” said Christie.
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