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Overdoses Fell With Medical Marijuana Legalization

...  Fell with Medical Marijuana Legalization Our study should also not be used to tout the use of marijuana to treat opioid addiction, a particularly upsetting misinterpretation, as the limited evidence available points to the opposite being true: Quitting marijuana may strengthen recovery for … Read more on New York Times Could Marijuana Help Treat Painkiller And Heroin Addiction? It's a tempting sell in New England, hard hit by the painkiller and heroin crisis, with a problem: There is very little research showing marijuana works as a treatment for the addiction. … Bolstered by stories like Ham's, doctors are experimenting … Read more on CBS Local Read ...

Mental Illness: Families Cut Out of Care

...  were involved throughout their care, according to a study that followed more than 500 patients over 10 years … Read more on USA TODAY Review: In 'Evicted,' Home Is an Elusive Goal for America's Poor Mr. Desmond, a sociologist and a co-director of the Justice and Poverty Project at Harvard, lived among them in 2008 and 2009 — first in the poor, white College Mobile Home Park, a dark hole of vanished ambitions and drug abuse (one woman is “Heroin … Read more on New York Times Tags: mental illness, new york, usa today, new york times, drug abuse ...

10 Arrested in Palm Springs Compliance Sweep

10 arrested in Palm Springs compliance sweep According to Lieutenant Mike Kovaleff with the Palm Springs Police Department, narcotics, drug paraphernalia and additional contraband were seized during the operation. Some of the suspects were only arrested for misdemeanor violations, but others are … Read more on KESQ In Pocomoke child death, texts ruled not confidential Collins argued on Jan. 13 that the text messages were "confidential marital communications." Kevin Sewell, 27, of Pocomoke City, faces charges of first- and second-degree murder, first-degree child abuse resulting in death and neglect of a minor in the … Read more on Delmarva Daily Times Read more... ...

Dan Wootton on the Downfall of One Direction

Dan Wootton on the downfall of One Direction A 1D insider added: “When the guys started making enough money, Harry insisted there were always two modes of transport, even when it came to private jets. … Amid rumours of physical confrontations backstage, he initially refused to travel to the US … Read more on The Sun (subscription) Who Won the Democratic Debate? Well, that wasn't so bad, was it? Despite dire predictions that the first Democratic presidential debate would be a snoozefest, the Las Vegas summit actually offered a little bit of everything: substance, humor, tension, and one truly baffling Lincoln … Read more on The Atlantic (blog) Read more... ...

ZBA Hears Appeal on Process for Alcohol, Drug Treatment Center

...  petition seeking a special use to allow an alcohol and drug abuse treatment facility for up to 120 people. At issue was … Read more on Kane County Chronicle In Heroin Crisis, White Families Seek Gentler War on Drugs Last week, President Obama traveled to West Virginia, a mostly white state with high levels of overdoses, to discuss his $ 133 million proposal to expand access for drug treatment and prevention programs. The Justice Department is also preparing to … Read more on New York Times Read ...

In Religious Arbitration, Scripture Is the Rule of Law

...  Religious Arbitration, Scripture Is the Rule of Law Then, almost as an aside, Mr. Ellison wrote about how the Christian-run program that was supposed to cure his drug and alcohol problem had instead “de-gayed” him. “God makes all things new,” Mr. Ellison wrote in bright ….. But when Northlake lost, it … Read more on New York Times How Treatment Courts Can Reduce Crime States have come up with all manner of creative solutions to route people out of the prison pipeline and into alternatives—drug treatment, therapy, community service, home supervision, graffiti abatement, anger management, consequential-thinking … Read more on The Atlantic Read ...

DARPA's Tiny Implants Will Hook Directly Into Your Nervous System, Treat

...  which constantly assess the state of your health, and then provide the necessary nerve stimulation to keep your various … Read more on ExtremeTech Opinionator | Depressed? Try Therapy Without the Therapist “For common mental disorders like anxiety and depression, there is no evidence Internet-based treatment is less effective than face-to-face therapy,” said Pim Cuijpers, professor of clinical psychology at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and a leading … Read more on New York Times (blog) Read ...