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Private Prisons Undermining United States' Criminal Justice System

...  Prisons undermining united states' criminal justice system The United States justice system already emphasizes this element less than some other countries, and for-profit prisons actively hinder that objective. One private prison in Texas was investigated for diverting $ 700,000 from a drug-treatment program … Read more on The Slate Online Letter: Why are states rejecting Medicaid money? Fifty percent — a very rough guess — of the would-have-been-covered patient care will end up being administered anyway but paid instead through inflated private ...

A Counteroffensive in the Heroin War

...  counteroffensive in the heroin war As pastor of New Life Evangelical Baptist Church and founder and president of what is now the largest faith-based methadone treatment center in the United States, treating almost 2,000 addicted patients a day, I have been fighting this war in the … Read more on Washington Post Homeless man found dead in Tremont battled drug addiction, father says … said Friday in a phone interview with Northeast Ohio Media Group that his son might have fatally overdosed on drugs. "He was on heroin, marijuana, you name it," Bob Waler said of his son, who has been in and out of jail and treatment centers for years. Read more on ...

Employers Have a Stake in the Urgent Need for Mental Health Care

Employers have a stake in the urgent need for mental health care In fact, Mental Health America states that five out of 20 workers in an office will likely develop a mental health condition, which is defined as: major depression; bipolar, anxiety or panic disorders; post-traumatic stress disorder; or attention … Read more on BizTimes.com (Milwaukee) Stress inoculation modeled in mice … of anxiety-like behavior in both treatment conditions (data not shown). Time spent close to the walls was nearly eightfold greater than time spent in the center of the open field, and the treatment main effect (P=0.760) and treatment-by-test day … Read more on Nature.com Read more... ...

2009 Mayor Candidates Lenard & Harter on Student Alcohol Problems

...  mayor candidates lenard & harter on student alcohol problems – http://www.dorothyformayor.com http://www.mathaisharter.com 2009 mayor candidates La Crosse Wisconsin.   by FixersUK Alcohol abuse & alcoholism According to recent statistics from the National Institute on Alcohol and Alcoholism, the prevalence of alcohol consumption and alcohol related incidents and diseases continue to rise in the United States. Alcohol use is the third leading cause of … Read more on Valley morning Star Read ...

Punished for Addiction: Women Prisoners Dying From Lack of Treatment

...  for Addiction: Women Prisoners Dying From Lack of Treatment Allison Glass, state director of Healthy and Free Tennessee, says laws that send pregnant women to jail for drug use—but do not require improved drug treatment in jails—hurt women. “The legislators' concern really is not about helping women, or … Read more on RH Reality Check 'Teach a Man to Fish' One of 165 independent, community-based Goodwill agencies across the United States and Canada, Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee collects donated goods and sells them in its stores, and the revenues go to fund job training and placement programs … Read more on Memphis Daily News Tags: drug treatment, pregnant women, united states ...

AD Innovator MASS Design Group Has Erected Two Medical Centers in Haiti

...  to an underground tank. When the devastating … Now the two recently completed open-air treatment centers are making an impact both socially and architecturally … Read more on Architectural Digest UN: 10000 US-supported civilians needed to fight Ebola UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Ebola chief says U.S. troops being withdrawn from Liberia have done their job of building desperately needed treatment centers but that more than 10,000 civilians working in West Africa and supported by the United States are … Read more on Lexington Herald Leader Read ...

Alcohol Addiction Centers: Recuperating From Addiction to Alcohol

Most of the people start drinking just to have fun or due to peer pressure and then gradually gets addicted to it. A large number of people who are addicted to alcohol doesn’t realize it till the situation becomes worse. So in case you notice someone in your family or friend circle is getting addicted to it, then you should immediately get him admitted to a good alcohol rehab center. There are various such treatment service providers available nowadays. You can choose one according to your needs and budget. It is very important to get a rehab center to get treated and get out of addiction totally. Alcohol addiction can take anyone to complete disaster and it is very important to treat it in the early stages only as later on it becomes more difficult to cope with it. Read more... ...