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Aid in Recovery Comments on Recent Vote in Maine Aimed at Funding More
Aid in Recovery, a full service drug and alcohol rehabilitation center servicing South Florida, released a statement today commenting on a recent report detailing the Maine state legislature's recent vote to roll back Gov. Paul LePage's proposal to …
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Florida war veterans returning from Afghanistan struggle to get treatment for
Now Brahmer, 34, struggled with invisible wounds, but was unable to get a bed at the Miami VA's rehab. That he had served in the military since he was 18-years-old and had earned numerous medals did not get him any special treatment. His wife said she …
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Solution to homelessness could be at hand
The recent kerfuffle between the leaders of the Volusia/Flagler County Coalition for the Homeless and those asking for more transparency and a more efficient use of resources to solve homelessness may appear to be muddled to outsiders. What's really …
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Aid in Recovery Comments on Recent Op-Ed in The Tennessean on Safe
Aid in Recovery, a full service drug and alcohol treatment center servicing south Florida, released a statement today commenting on a recent op-ed in The Tennessean dealing with the Safe Harbor Act. The Safe Harbor Act was passed to give pregnant …
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Heroin 'filled the hole': For kid from suburbs, pot was first stop on road to
As a child, Lewis took family vacations to Florida to see his grandparents and visit Disney World. Still, he traces his problems to a troubled childhood: Constant fights between his parents, …. Treatment centers are packed. Inpatient rehab is costly …
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Viewpoint: The state of Florida should not take the road to legalize marijuana
There won't be enough drug or alcohol rehabilitation centers to house all of these people in Pensacola. There aren't enough rooms for rehab centers now. If you ever get the chance, go to Teen Challenge, the Waterfront Center, Lakeview which is Road to …
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South Florida Foot & Ankle Centers Welcomes Dr. Kazamias, DPM
Dr. Jennifer Kazamias has joined South Florida Foot & Ankle Centers and is a welcomed addition to the practice, which will now be offering sclerotherapy, a treatment for varicose and spider veins. Dr. Kazamias has been performing sclerotherapy for more …
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Florida governor signs tougher sexual predator measures
Those considered too dangerous are then committed to a treatment center. Lawmakers in both chambers have said the inspiration for strengthening the laws came from the death of 8-year-old Cherish Perrywinkle last June and a newspaper investigation on …
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Are Florida panther releases a death sentence?
Are Florida panther releases a death sentence? The Florida panther's cramped South Florida habitat holds about as many panthers as it can, and males let loose into this environment are at greater risk of being killed by other males defending their …
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GOP Gov. Rick Scott Raising Big Bucks With Founder of Abusive Teen Boot
Florida: mijaklootwijk/ThinkStock; Scott: Governor Rick Scott/Flickr. This Thursday, a who's who of Florida big shots will hold a private, $ 1,000-a-head fundraiser for the Republican Party of Florida and Gov. … In the 17 years that it operated drug …
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New Beginnings Recovery Center Offers a New Detoxification Breakthrough in
New Beginnings Recovery Center has been a leader in the addiction treatment field in South Florida for over 8 years. They have now … This program can jump start recovery and help give the best possible starting place for a new, dependency free life.
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Afghan Vet Dies of Overdose in VA Substance-Abuse Center
An Afghanistan war veteran went to the VA to get help fighting his struggles with drugs and alcohol. That's why he was in a 24-bed section of Miami, Florida's VA hospital dedicated to treating addicts. The Substance Abuse Residential Rehabilitation …
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New Website For Summit Behavioral Health As They Launch New Facilities And
Summit Behavioral Health anchors on the belief of quality life for addicts; hence provision of needed assistance to help addicts overcome addiction and life drug and alcohol-free lives. The new website, http://www.summithelps.com, showcases the … The …
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State Officials Rethinking Approach To Substance Abuse Treatment
BOSTON — Leaders across the branches of state government are in broad agreement that the state needs to increase access to mental health and substance abuse treatment, with many saying there is a deficit of services and a lack of insurance coverage to …
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The Watershed Opens New Facility in Texas
The Watershed, a leading drug and alcohol treatment center, headquartered in South Florida, officially opened its doors on January 15th to a premier 28-bed facility in Clear Lake serving the Southeast Texas community. The Watershed Addiction Treatment …
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Heroin abuse at 'epidemic' level in South Floridadrug report
MIAMI (Reuters) – A high-profile law enforcement crackdown on prescription painkiller abuse in Florida has addicts turning increasingly to heroin, resulting in the highest number of overdose deaths and hospitalizations in recent years, a report on drug …
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Long a nexus of Rx drug abuse, Staten Island now faces heroin's scourge
Except as risky as painkillers are to abuse, heroin's an even trickier roll of the dice. "They don't know what they're doing," says Fusco, who runs the Dynamite Youth Center in Brooklyn and its residential treatment center in update Fallsburg New York …
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