Drug Abuse

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Name: Drug Abuse
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Arrest in $100,000 Destruction, Rotary Fundraiser, Attacking Drug Abuse, Business Spotlight

This week you can comment on the comparative prison sentences: 2 years for a drunk double-fatal, 12 years for infanticide.Want to comment on this or other Patch posts? Read this to get started and then scroll down to the comments box.Share This Artic ... [Published Pearl River Patch - 1 hour ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Substance Abuse Counselor(FT) McLeod Center Seeking a Full time substance

Posted:10 hours agoSubstance Abuse Counselor(FT) McLeod Center Seeking a Full time substance abuse counselor to join our Boone team (Dept KH). Will be required to perform clinical functions including clinical lectures, group & individual therapy, assessments. ... [Published Watauga Democrat - 6 hours ago]
Entities: Drug Abuse
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Editorial: Head off drug abuse at the start

The Pennsylvania House took an encouraging step Wednesday toward staving off tragic overdose deaths.In an overwhelming, bipartisan vote, representatives passed Senate Bill 1164, a measure that would make a counter-narcotic drug more widely available. ... [Published Pocono Record - 13 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Community leaders gather to discuss drug abuse

SAN DIEGO - Law enforcement and community leaders gathered to talk about what they call an explosion in drug abuse in San Diego County.Sheriff Bill Gore, San Diego Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman, U.S. Attorney Laura Duffy and other community leaders held ... [Published 10News.com - 18 hours ago]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

WV groups receive $250k to fight drug abuse

HERSKO, Donna Rae, 75, of Steubenville, OH, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at Valley Hospice North after a brief illness. ... [Published Weirton Daily Times - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 2 reports

WV groups receive $250k to fight drug abuse

We also have more stories about:(click the phrases to see a list)Subjects:Places:CHARLESTON, West Virginia — West Virginia organizations will receive $250,000 in grants to support community-based coalitions working to prevent youth substance abuse in ... [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 2 reports

Remembrance for drug abuse victims

The first services in Devon and Cornwall to remember people who have died following substance misuse will be held later.Organisers said it was not only a memorial service but also to provide support and encouragement to people struggling with addicti ... [Published BBC - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 2 reports

Maloney to introduce bill aimed at opiate abuse prevention

NEWBURGH – Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney (D, NY18) will introduce legislation to expand opiate drug abuse prevention, treatment and Naloxone availability. He made the announcement on Friday at the Hudson Valley Family Health Center in Newburgh.The ... [Published Mid-Hudson News - Sep 20 2014]
Entities: Opiate, Abuse, Overdose, naloxone
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 2 reports

Funding Helps Make Drug Free Communities

CENTRAL ILLINOIS - Local youth substance abuse programs are getting a boost from the Department of Justice today.U.S. Senator Dick Durbin announces the more than $2.7 million in grants to promote drug-free communities.A portion of that will go to three ... [Published WYZZ-TV - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 4 reports

Beijing actors' association to boycott misbehaving celebs

Jaycee Chan. (File photo/CNS)The Beijing Trade Association for Performances announced on Friday that it will not hire any stars involved in drug abuse or prostitution following the recent high-profile arrests of wayward celebrities including Jackie Chan's ... [Published Want China Times - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 3 reports

Assemblywoman Nily Rozic Recognizes Fialkoff Dental Study Club for Fighting Drug Abuse

Assemblywoman Nily Rozic Recognizes Fialkoff Dental Study Club for Fighting Drug Abuse ... [Published MENAFN - Sep 19 2014]
Entities: Drug Abuse
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

AG Olens conducting anti-drug video contest for Georgia students

Attorney General Sam Olens is hosting a video contest for Georgia high school students aimed at preventing prescription drug abuse among teens.The contest, entitled “We’re Not Gonna Take It,” continues through Oct. 31.Students are challenged to produce ... [Published OnlineAthens - Sep 19 2014]

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"It is important as a coalition to do what we can to eliminate drug abuse. Helping with the drug take-back events is one way to do that. If the unused prescription drugs are not in the home, there isn't an opportunity to abuse them" Kirsty Nichols, UP! Coalition coordinator, said
"Everybody gets zeroed in on alcohol, but the drug issue is just as prevalent as alcohol," Johnston said. "Nowadays you’re looking at prescription meds being the number one abused drug that there is."
But many fans of the show may be unaware that it is based on a New York Times-best-selling memoir by the same title, written by Piper Kerman. "Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison" (Spiegel & Grau, 2010) traces the observations she made during the 13 months she served in a minimum-security federal prison in Danbury, Conn...
"Every time we move toward treatment and away from solely incarceration it's a positive contribution," he said. "It's such common sense. At the end of the day, prison itself and only prison will never work because it simply does not treat the addict’s disease."

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