Connect Celebrates 20 Years in Langley

Connect celebrates 20 years in Langley
Nothing to indicate that the site has, for the past two decades, been home to one of two brain injury rehabilitation centres of its kind in B.C.. And that, says its … “People with brain injury and strokes often lose relationships — they're lonely … Read more on Langley Times

Tribute golf tourney nets 0K for ARBI
Artist Chris Tutty, centre, and Stephanie Wilson, right, of BScene TV, are pictured with Sheila's Drapery's Ted Knapik, left, who bid $ 5,700 for this painting of . This bid helped boost the money raised at the McKinley Masters/ARBI Charity … Read more on Calgary Sun

Depression Screening With the Kane County Health Department


 

with the Kane County Health Department – The Kane County Health Department collaborated with the Stars of Light to produce a depression screening video. The purpose of the video is to train medical …

 

Michigan ranked as ninth least happy state
For students who are curious as to whether they are suffering from depression or anxiety and would like more information, Depression Screening Day is on Oct. 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Counseling Center staff will be at various locations such as the … Read more on Grand Valley Lanthorn

East Islip Doctor Pleads Guilty to the Illegal Distribution of Oxycodone

East Islip Doctor Pleads Guilty to the Illegal Distribution of Oxycodone
The guilty plea was announced by Loretta E. Lynch, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York; James J. Hunt, Acting Special Agent in Charge, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), New York; and Tom F. O'Donnell, Special Agent in … Read more on LongIsland.com

Pavley Bill Signed: First Responders to Carry Heroin Antidote
“Prescription painkiller abuse afflicts people of all ages and backgrounds,” Pavley said. “Making naloxone available to law enforcement can prevent needless deaths and give victims a second chance to seek treatment and break their addiction.”. Read more on SCVNEWS.com

California Defelonization Initiative Appears Poised for Victory [FEATURE]

California Defelonization Initiative Appears Poised for Victory [FEATURE]
While the nation focuses on marijuana legalization initiatives in Alaska, the District of Columbia, and Oregon, a California initiative that would turn felonies into misdemeanors is quietly heading for a likely victory at the polls in … Read more on Drug War Chronicle

Washington-area obituaries of note
Eric G. Colman, 53, who had been deputy director of metabolic and endocrine products at the Food and Drug Administration, died Sept. 10 at a … She was a past president of the Chevy Chase chapter of ORT, the Organization for Rehabilitation through … Read more on Washington Post

Willingway to Host 'the Addicted Borderline' Professional Development Seminar

Willingway to Host 'The Addicted Borderline' Professional Development Seminar
Autumn Altamirano, Women's Extended Care Coordinator of Willingway, has worked with many Addicted Borderline clients. Autumn has found tremendous success in working with Addicted Borderlines using abstinent based treatment coupled with cognitive … Read more on PR Web (press release)

Sherwood Couples Counseling Opens New Office in , TX
Since 1985, Sherwood Couples Counseling has been a recognized and respected resource in San Antonio, offering hope though therapy and skill building for suffering couples, families and individuals locally. … to clients in these important specialty … Read more on Free Press Release Center (press release)

Rezone Raises Group Home Concerns

Rezone raises group home concerns
"My only concern about rezoning this in this neighborhood is the current proliferation of recovery services that are happening throughout that entire area," Arnold said. "By going to business general, it opens the door to additional … Read more on Prescott Daily Courier

Celebrate recovery, not criminalize addiction
A couple of weeks ago I had the privilege of attending a lunch at Hartnell College held by Salinas-based Door to Hope, an in- and out-patient drug and alcohol treatment center, that kicked off National Recovery Month. As part of the program, Associate … Read more on The Salinas Californian

'Collateral' Death Toll Expected to Soar in Ebola Crisis

'Collateral' death toll expected to soar in Ebola crisis
Even at this point, said Professor Chris Whitty of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in London, in countries facing the worst of the Ebola outbreak, "many more people are dying of other things that are not Ebola." As the epidemic … Read more on Baltimore Sun

HEROIN EPIDEMIC: Forum to focus on prevention
The keynote speaker will be former Penn Yan Academy football great Tony Collins, who went on to a successful pro career that was cut short by drug use. Minor said … Other speakers will include county Sheriff Ron Spike; representatives from Clifton … Read more on Finger Lakes Times