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All-Female Drug Rehab Facility to Open in Raleigh County

...  Open in Raleigh County Leon Brush says the program at the women's center will be a little different than the treatment at Brian's Safehouse. He says women at The Sparrow's Nest will not only learn about sobriety but will also learn how to live and get along with other people … Read more on West Virginia Public Broadcasting Stories like Haley's inspire me to keep fighting drug abuse problem She now yearns for her own child to grow up in a community no longer overtaken by prescription drug abuse and believes action must be taken before West Virginia's opioid abuse epidemic intensifies further. … These letters have come from children who … Read more on Beckley Register-Herald Read ...

Scott Disick Checks Into Rehab Amid Lamar Odom's Hospitalization: Report

...  Read more on New York Daily News DA: Drug dealers preyed upon rehab clients CITY OF NEWBURGH – They came from across Orange County to peddle prescription drugs on the street in Newburgh, and they targeted people in recovery as their clientele, officials say. On Thursday, Orange County law enforcement officials announced … Read more on Times Herald-Record Tags: scott disick, lamar odom, rehabilitation center, new york daily news, orange county, kourtney kardashian, prescription drug ...

In Randolph, Small-Town Culture Can Be a Barrier to Fighting Addiction

In Randolph, Small-Town Culture Can Be A Barrier To Fighting Addiction This story is part of State of Recovery, VPR's week-long look at the progress that's been made in fighting opiate addiction in Vermont and the problems that remain. Read more here. Not long ago, Concepcion Cruz was part of Randolph's drug problem. Read more on Vermont Public Radio Details released in fatal Northfield fire Wilder's lawyer, Kevin Lumpkin, told Judge John Conroy during a December hearing that he would be searching for a residential drug treatment program to which his client could be admitted. Wilder is jailed at the Chittenden Regional Correctional … Read more on BurlingtonFreePress.com Read more... ...

Nurse Stole Prescription Drugs From Stratford Rehab Facility: Cops

Nurse Stole Prescription Drugs From Stratford Rehab Facility: Cops … rehabilitation center and keeping the pills. According to police, Jaimie Fitcher, 39, of Seymour, took prescription medication, including Oxycodone and Diazepam, from patients at the Lord Chamberlain Rehabilitation Facility at 7003 Main Street in … Read more on NBC Connecticut Newark police warn of heavy traffic during Obama visit Washington, D.C., and 19 states – California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Virginia – already have … Read more on The Election Central (blog) Read more... ...

Forum Focuses on Dangers of Underage Drinking

Forum focuses on dangers of underage drinking “Alcohol is the second major problem on Cape Cod,” said Grundman, noting that heroin and opioid abuse is the number one issue facing the region. Teens who use alcohol increase their risk of addiction by 90 percent, she said. “This is an issue we need … Read more on Cape Cod Times (subscription) How to help your child say 'no' to drugs, alcohol With prescription drugs, marijuana and alcohol readily available, substance abuse is a growing problem among Arizona's youth. Parents should educate themselves as to what drugs are available so they are aware of what the children are exposed to, Moak … Read more on Arizona Daily Star Read more... ...

Not All Bad on the Criminal Justice Front: Crime, Sentencing and Corrections

...  All Bad on the Criminal Justice Front: Crime, Sentencing and Corrections … At least six states implemented drug screening and rehabilitation planning programs, including newly required assessments and treatment plans upon intake for all prisoners in Vermont and West Virginia. These states also mandated better distribution of … Read more on Georgetown Public Policy Review Address overlooked starting gate to opioid dependence It is clear we are in the wake of a deadly prescription drug epidemic that is touching cities, rural counties and suburban neighborhoods across the country, including in our very own state of North Carolina, where unintentional poisoning deaths from … Read more on Durham Herald Sun Tags: opioid dependence, herald sun, prescription drug, public policy, west virginia, north carolina ...

Steve Sarkisian Fired 'Effective Immediately', Will Check Into Rehab Center

...  Sarkisian Fired 'Effective Immediately', Will Check Into Rehab Center … Steve Sarkisian (Photo : Getty) Steve Sarkisian has seemingly been dealing with an alcohol problem for several years. Shortly after the University of Southern California (USC) asked its head football coach, Steve Sarkisian, to take an indefinite leave … Read more on University Herald Obama says US will tackle prescription drug abuse Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has laid out a $ 10 billion plan that promotes treatment over incarceration. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has visited drug rehabilitation centers and talked up his work to create drug courts at home … Read more on WRCB-TV Tags: rehabilitation center, southern california, new jersey, university of southern california, alcohol problem, drug rehabilitation, rehab center ...