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World Governments Consider Changing Course From 'War on Drugs'

World governments consider changing course from 'war on drugs' The UN is revisiting the issue for the first time since 1998 when it concluded with the ambitious yet unrealistic aim to eliminate illicit drug use by 2008. Writing in "The Guardian" newspaper, UN Assistant Secretary-General Magdy Martinez-Soliman said … Read more on Deutsche Welle On 4/20, top minds discuss critical issues in the marijuana policy debate April 20th serves as the highest of High Holidays for the marijuana movement. This year comes, once again, with rapid policy changes around medical and recreational marijuana. Several states will vote on recreational or medical marijuana initiatives … Read more on Brookings Institution (blog) Read more... ...

A Recovering Addict on Why Legalizing Weed Might Be Better for Us All

...  Recovering Addict On Why Legalizing Weed Might Be Better For Us All If drugs and alcohol didn't make you feel better, be more productive, or make you think that you look/talk/behave/sing/dance better than you do, then people wouldn't be lining up to abuse them. The issue, of course, is that drugs and alcohol are a … Read more on UPROXX 'Addiction is a brain illness': Drug task force focuses on substance abuse … Mary Painter, director of Intimate Partner Violence and Substance Use Treatment and Recovery with the state Department of Children and Families, discusses substance abuse among adolescents at the second meeting of the North Central Opioid Addiction … Read more on Journal Inquirer Tags: drugs and alcohol, substance abuse, task force, opioid addiction, intimate partner violence ...

Novus Medical Detox Center Calls for Drug Treatment Providers to Cease Urine

...  Treatment Providers to Cease Urine … Novus Medical Detox Center, a leading Florida-based drug treatment facility, joins other organizations and professionals within the treatment community in calling for the implementation of best practices to prevent UDT fraud and ensure the highest … Read more on Virtual-Strategy Magazine Frank Sinatra Jr.'s Kidnapper Revealed Chilling Details to PEOPLE in 1998: 'I … He also developed drug and alcohol rehab centers and spoke against substance abuse to youth groups. Frank Sinatra Jr.'s Kidnapper Revealed Chilling Details to PEOPLE in 1998: '. Frank Sinatra Jr. in 2014. Manny Hernandez / WireImage. Not everyone is … Read more on People Magazine Tags: frank sinatra, drug and alcohol rehab, medical detox, alcohol rehab center, alcohol rehab, alcohol rehab centers, drug treatment ...

How a Shot Could Change a Drug Addict's Life

...  of relying on sheer force of will to keep his urges to inject himself with drugs like oxycodone or heroin at bay, he had an appointment to receive a shot that had the potential to change his life – the … Read more on Columbus Ledger-Enquirer United Way of Blount County announces more than million in 2016 allocations In the area of health, priority is placed on access to healthcare services, mental health and prevention and treatment programs for various health issues, including substance abuse. In education, emphasis is placed on family support and training and … Read more on Maryville Daily Times Tags: substance abuse, drug addict, mental health, treatment program, treatment programs ...

Opioid Crisis: Need for Drug Treatment at 'the Tipping Point'

...  crisis: Need for drug treatment at 'the tipping point' In the 1980s, the state had a well-regarded mental health system, with more than 600 beds at six private centers providing treatment for substance abuse. Today, the state has 62 beds available, Wozmack told the Union Leader in an interview last year. Read more on The Union Leader Submitting disaster loan is key to recovery OXFORD, Miss. — If disaster survivors in Mississippi apply for assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and are referred to the U.S. Small Business Administration, it's important for them to submit an SBA loan application to ensure that … Read more on WTVA Tags: federal emergency management agency, mental health, drug treatment, substance abuse ...

Meet the Cast of Survivor: Kaoh Rong

...  Kaoh Rong, on Feb. 17, they've found a new batch of contestants to compete for the $ 1 million prize. Survivor's strength has always been in its casting, and, by the looks of this … Read more on People Magazine “Celebrity Rehab” Season 5 Cast Revealed After many success stories (Mackenzie Phillips, Rodney King, and Nicki McKibbin) and unsuccessful treatments (Dennis Rodman, Kari Ann Peniche) Dr. Drew Pinsky is back to help eight celebrities struggling with alcohol and/or substance abuse. Read more on Neon Tommy Tags: reality show, substance abuse, drew pinsky, dennis rodman ...

Recovery-Oriented Practice in Mental Health Inpatient Settings: A Literature

...  Practice in Mental Health Inpatient Settings: A Literature … Recovery-Oriented Practice in Mental Health Inpatient Settings: A Literature Review. Anna K. Waldemar, M.Sc. , Sidse M. Arnfred ….. Trondheim, Norway, NAPHA National Competence Center for Mental Health Work, 2013. 10. Farkas M: The vision of recovery … Read more on Psychiatric News Let's fight substance abuse Earlier this week, I was pleased to announce the latest round of funding to establish new and expand existing substance abuse treatment services in West Virginia. On Monday, Feb. 29, we awarded more than $ 1.5 million in grant funding to establish … Read more on The Inter-Mountain Read ...