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Promising Strategies for Substance Abuse Issues

Promising strategies for substance abuse issues
The Mini-Grants are awarded to programs or projects that help address target problems that have been set as priorities by the Coalition. The current priorities are: 1) Prescription drug misuse and illegal drug use; 2) Illegal drug use, particularly … Read more on thepaper24-7.com

Drug treatment court commencement celebrates veteran graduates
… started in November 2011 after an uptick in veterans in the criminal justice system who were struggling with substance abuse, addiction, serious mental illness and co-occurring disorders. Since its inception, the program has served more than 160 … Read more on Lompoc Record

Rep. Evan Jenkins: To Fight Opioid Abuse, We Must Care for the Most Vulnerable
Last November, Congress enacted legislation, which Jenkins helped champion, to develop treatments for expecting mothers with opioid addictions — and Jenkins said he recently introduced the Nurturing and Supporting Healthy Babies Act that will expand … Read more on Newsmax

Ohio invests big in opening recovery houses for heroin addicts
Addiction experts say the road to sobriety for a drug addict doesn't end after spending one, two or three months in a treatment program. To keep addicts from relapsing — and staying clear of old influences — sometimes requires a transition from … Read more on MyDaytonDailyNews

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