Drug Abuse

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Name: Drug Abuse
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Expert says U.S. is experiencing drug abuse epidemic

Medford, Ore. -- We are in the middle of the worst drug abuse epidemic the country has ever seen.Those are the words of Bob Stutman, a former DEA Agent, who is now considered one of the leading experts in substance abuse.Stutman spoke in southern Oregon ... [Published KOBI TV 5 - 3 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 10 reports

Tories swept drugs report under carpet, say Lib Dems

A furious row has erupted in Britain after a long-awaited Home Office report on drug abuse prompted claims by the Liberal Democrats that it was "suppressed" by the Conservative party. ... [Published IrishExaminer.com - World - 4 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 4 reports

For Returning Veterans Suffering From Both Mental Health And Substance Abuse Challenges, Treatment Can Be Found Under One Roof

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The neurological and mental health needs of returning veterans are vast, with many experiencing multiple emotional effects resulting from traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress, including depression, anxiety, alco ... [Published Rock Hill Herald - 5 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 4 reports

Fed program tackles teens’ drug abuse

By Jasminee SahoyeNot sure how to talk to your teenaged child about the harmful effects of drug abuse including marijuana? The federal government through the National Anti-Drug Strategy (NADS) has a new media campaign aimed at providing parents with the ... [Published Caribbean Camera - 15 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

The Sun and the Guardian agree on need for a change in drugs policy

The Guardian and the Sun agree about drugs policy. I think I'd better write that again before I feel faint: the Guardian and the Sun agree about drugs policy.In truth, I may be over-stating that agreement just a tad. But consider their coverage today ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 16 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

VIDEO: 'Drug abuse should be a health issue'

There is "no obvious relationship" between tough laws and levels of drug use, a government report has suggested. The Liberal Democrat minister responsible for tackling drug use, Norman Baker, says the government should ditch what he calls the "inappropriate ... [Published Austin American Statesman - 20 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

Destination Hope Claims First Case of Internet Addiction Documented...

Process addictions are the latest trend in addiction treatment centers, with more and more clients coming in for help with gambling, sex, shopping and even internet addiction. Process addictions are the latest trend in addiction treatment centers, with ... [Published PRWeb - 21 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 2 reports

Banker's Wife Alleges Insane Drug Abuse And Extramarital Sex With High Powered Business Associates In Divorce Documents

Reuters/ DEA Ecstasy pillsIt sounds like something straight out of "The Wolf of Wall Street."Investment banker Sage Kelly — the global head of healthcare investment banking at Jefferies — is involved in a divorce and custody battle with his estranged ... [Published Business Insider - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 2 reports

Drugs strategy and tax pledges

As MPs stage the first Commons debate on drugs legislation in a generation, the paper reports that a Home Office study warns a punitive approach to drug abuse, including locking up addicts, fails to curb levels of addiction. The Daily Telegraph says the ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 3 reports

“Lock-In” Program Could Solve Medicare Drug Fraud: NCPA

Limiting drug-abusing patients to one doctor and one pharmacy for pain medication prescriptions could be the solution to Medicare drug abuse and some forms of fraud, according to a new report from National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Fellow Devon ... [Published Rx Times Pharmacy Magazine - Oct 29 2014]
Entities: Medicare, Fraud, Drugs
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 2 reports

Scholarships available to victims of drug abuse

The Kentucky Attorney General's Office and two other organizations are offering two $1,500 college scholarships to graduating high school students whose lives have been impacted by prescription drug abuse.The donations to the scholarship funds, which ... [Published KansasCity.com - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 2 reports

Social Host Discussion Lacking

MARION, IA (CBS 2/FOX 28) -- In the fight against underage drinking, substance abuse counselors aren't only battling alcohol - they are also battling apathy.“We feel some community members still have the 'It's not my kid' type of mentality,” says Erin ... [Published KFXA FOX 28 - Oct 29 2014]

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"I will do what I can to ensure that this becomes a sustained program that delivers essential education to teenage girls in ways that are best adapted to the cultural, social and economic realities of their lives" Torrey said
...He lived on a steady diet of sleeping pills, prescription painkillers and handles of alcohol, reaching a point where "every day I wake up, I'm mad that I'm alive" he said

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NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The neurological and mental health needs of returning veterans are vast, with many experiencing multiple emotional effects resulting from traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress, including ...
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WASHINGTON, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As policymakers examine ways to curb the prescription drug abuse epidemic, a new report by the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA), "Medicare Drug Plans Need the Tools to Fight Prescription Drug ...
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