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  1. Woodland Centers receives ODOT grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Tri-County News

    The Ohio Department of Transportation has awarded Woodland Centers Inc. a grant for its Ohio's Specialized Transportation's Program. According to Matthew King, manager of marketing the public relations for Woodland Centers, the program is intended to enhance mobility for seniors and people with disabilities by providing Federal Transit Administration funds for programs in small urbanized and rural areas that serve the special needs of transit-dependent populations beyond traditional public transportation services, as well as and Americans with Disabilities Act complementary paratransit services.

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  2. Doctors group issues guidelines on pain medicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Lowell Sun

    A group representing 25,000 doctors in Massachusetts issued new guidelines Thursday for prescribing pain medication, citing an epidemic of opioid abuse that claimed the lives of more than 1,000 people in the state last year. The Massachusetts Medical Society said it is launching a major campaign, targeting doctors and patients, on prescribing medication and on the safe storage and disposal of pain medications.

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  3. APHHSBudget052015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Nashua Telegraph

    Senate budget writers moved Wednesday to restore many of the deepest cuts to health services in the House's $11.2 billion budget, including services for older residents, people with developmental disabilities and substance abuse treatment. "What we did today was a compassionate budget in regards to health and human services," said Republican Sen. Jeanie Forrester, chairman of the Senate Finance Committee.

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  4. UNH Survey Center polls shows most NH residents support fully funding Alcohol FundRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Nashua Telegraph

    A University of New Hampshire Survey Center poll found 63 percent of New Hampshire residents support fully funding a substance abuse prevention and treatment program from a portion of the proceeds of the state's alcohol sales as required by law. The question was included on the survey center's February Granite State Poll for the Dupont Group, a consulting and lobbying group based in Concord.

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  5. Trouble ahead, trouble behind...is marijuana a gateway to cocaine?Read the full articleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Glenn Beck

    Glenn's been pretty open about his past drug and alcohol abuse, but for the first time on radio he shared the story of his experience with cocaine. Many argue that marijuana is a gateway drug that leads to more dangerous and addictive drugs - did he find this to be the case? "I will tell you this, I don't think I've admitted this before.

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  6. Smoking and drug abuse could more than triple annual ER visitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | EurekAlert!

    That is one of the findings uncovered by a preliminary study led by Jessica Castner, a University at Buffalo emergency room utilization researcher. The research - which sought to shed light on whether patients are replacing visits to their primary care physicians with trips to hospital ERs- also found that Americans with chronic diseases use both services equally and that, overall, medical care visits have soared in recent years.

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  7. Combination Of Medical Marijuana, Opioids Does Not Increase Substance Abuse Risk, Study FindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Forbes.com

    I cover all aspects of end-of-life care and dabble in the culture of medicine for Forbes. My background is quite diverse: I'm currently an executive editor with a B2B information services company, where I cover technology.

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  8. Teenager who beat spice addiction warns others not to tryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | WALA

    As the spice epidemic continues to plague Mobile, previous users of the poison are speaking out to warn their community of the dangers that come with smoking spice. Spice can cause permanent brain damage, kidney failure and it can even stop your heart.

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  9. Only 1.4% Of Physicians Are Ready To E-Prescribe Controlled Substances, Report FindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Forbes.com

    I cover all aspects of end-of-life care and dabble in the culture of medicine for Forbes. My background is quite diverse: I'm currently an executive editor with a B2B information services company, where I cover technology.

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  10. Churches, Coalition Plan - Day of Hope' in WheelingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Intelligencer

    A planning meeting about an upcoming faith-based initiative also included discussion about alcohol and drug abuse prevention on local college campuses. During an Ohio County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition meeting Wednesday, members of a subcommittee talked about plans for the statewide Day of Hope slated for Sept.

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  11. Hepatitis C Infection Rate Increases in Tennessee for Drug Users Who...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | PRWeb

    Drug Rehab Nashville warns drug users to get addiction treatment, or utilize needle exchange programs to prevent the spread and contraction of communicable diseases, in response to a recent article published by the Wall Street Journal. People with untreated substance use disorders need to be able to access harm reduction centers that will help them manage their addictions safely The heroin epidemic has spread to all corners of the nation, and carries with it more than the disease of opiate addiction.

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  12. Spike in suicides prompts York County coroner statementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The York Daily Record

    There is less social stigma surrounding suicide these days, says York county Coroner Pam Gay. Suicide prevention meetings are getting more attention and schools have been letting officials come in and talk about ways to get help.

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  13. Senate budget writers restore health cuts in House planRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Washington Times

    Senate budget writers moved Wednesday to restore many of the deepest cuts to health services in the House's $11.2 billion budget, including services for older residents, people with developmental disabilities and substance abuse treatment. "What we did today was a compassionate budget in regards to health and human services," said Republican Sen. Jeanie Forrester, chairman of the Senate Finance Committee.

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  14. Earlier Puberty And Stunted Growth In Boys Linked To Pot Use, StudyRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | BioSpace

    Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug in the US - particularly among adolescents and young adults. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, a 2014 survey revealed that 11.7% of 8th graders reported using marijuana in the past year, with 6.5% of these reporting current use of the drug.

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  15. State: 4 legal pot shops sold to minors in sting operationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | KEPR CBS 19

    Four of the 22 legal pot shops tested in an initial round of sting operations this month failed by selling to minors - even though the shops were warned about the operations days ahead of time, Washington regulators said Wednesday. Two shops in Tacoma and two in Everett sold marijuana to people under the legal age of 21 during checks conducted Friday through Monday, the Liquor Control Board announced.

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  16. Attorney General backpedals on support for Polk's anti-pot $$$Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Verde Independent

    Arizona's Attorney General has withdrawn a legal opinion that allowed Arizona officials to use public money to take a position on issues that will appear on the ballot. The question arose as a result of a request by Yavapai County Attorney Sheila Polk, along with Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery, asking AG Mark Brnovich "what constitutes the use of public resources to influence the outcomes of elections."

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  17. Creed Singer Scott Stapp Diagnosed With Bipolar DisorderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Patch.com

    Former Creed frontman Scott Stapp's revelation to ABC news that he has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder follows a very recent public breakdown that the singer says was the result of overdosing on prescription drugs. Manic psychosis---marked by hallucinations, delusions and irrational behaviors-as a result of attempts at self-medicating are quite common according to Scott Krakower , DO, a psychiatrist and substance-abuse specialist at the Zucker Hillside Hospital.

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  18. Substance abuse risk not greater in those using medical marijuana with prescribed opioidsRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Medical News Today

    Among people who use medical cannabis for chronic pain, those who also take prescription pain medications are not at increased risk for serious alcohol and other drug involvement, according to a study in the May issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. Although medical cannabis is being used increasingly often as an alternative to opioids for chronic pain, in many patients it is being used in conjunction with opioids.

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  19. May 19th Prevention of Underage Drinking and Alcohol Abuse DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Altus Times

    National Prevention Week is dedicated to increasing public awareness of, and action around, substance abuse and mental health issues. National Prevention Week is held each year during the third week of May, near the start of summer.

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  20. Family of Amy Winehouse, including dad Mitch from Greenhithe, lash...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Kent Online

    The family of singer Amy Winehouse has hit out at filmmakers for being "misleading" as a documentary about the star is premiered at Cannes Film Festival. Relatives accused the team behind the film - called Amy - of missing out on an opportunity to celebrate her life after allegedly carrying a number of falsehoods.

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