Despite Affordable Care Act, a Gaping Hole in Addiction Treatment

Despite Affordable Care Act, a gaping hole in addiction treatment
More than 23 million Americans needed treatment for an alcohol or drug problem in 2012 but only 11% received it, according to estimates from the federal and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Under the decades-old federal … Read more on Detroit Free Press

Jesse Jackson Jr. Moved To Different Prison, Could Be Discharged Early
Jackson had also asked to be sent to the Alabama prison camp in order to take part in its nine-month drug and alcohol treatment program, something the North Carolina prison does not offer. Jackson was sentenced to 30 months in prison for misusing some … Read more on Progress Illinois

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