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  1. Dallas-born actress Robin Wright to speak at Phoenix House eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Dallas Morning News

    R obin Wright, the Dallas-born star of House of Cards and Forrest Gump, will speak at the Triumph for Teens Luncheon on May 7 at the Omni Dallas Hotel. The event, which will raise money for the substance abuse treatment programs at Phoenix House Texas, is being chaired by retired Judge John Creuzot, who founded Dallas County's first drug court.

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  2. Butte County awarded 19 new vouchers to assist homeless veterans into housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Chico >> Nineteen local homeless veterans have a chance at housing, thanks to a special allocation of vouchers provided by the federal government to the Butte County Housing Authority. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced last week it has awarded the housing authority additional rental assistance vouchers under the Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing program, which combines rental assistance from HUD with case management and clinical services provided by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

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  3. NFL GM Says 30-40 Percent Of Players Smoke WeedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Josh Gordon is public enemy No. 1 for the NFL when it comes to cracking down on marijauna.

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  4. State: More than 1,000 overdose deaths in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | SouthCoastToday.com

    State health officials say more than 1,000 people died as a result of opioid-related overdoses in Massachusetts last year - an increase of 33 percent from 2012 and part of an ongoing spike in deaths blamed on prescription drug and heroin abuse. The state Department of Public Health said there were 600 confirmed opioid overdose deaths in the Bay State in 2014, with the agency's models indicating an additional 408 deaths for a total of 1,008.

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  5. Bobby Brown Wishes To Take Charge Of Bobby Kristina's Finances,...Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | International Business Times

    Over a week after announcing that his daughter Bobbi Kristina was "awake," Bobby Brown has petitioned a court for legal guardianship of her estate. The R&B singer only had power over medical decisions regarding his daughter before, but now wants to be in charge of her financial affairs as well, believing that it was for the best.

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  6. DMN: SB Nation fires Angels blogger for article that 'crossed...Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | BTF's Baseball Primer

    SB Nation, a fan-based sports blogging website, fired a Los Angeles Angels blogger Tuesday for an article written about Josh Hamilton that founder Tyler Bleszinski said "crossed the line between fanaticism and good taste." Hamilton was acquired in a complicated deal Monday from the Angels.

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  7. Scott Disick: WASTED and Belligerent in New Keeping Up with the Kardashians ClipRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | The Hollywood Gossip

    Earlier today, Scott Disick's friend and former manager, David Weintraub, revealed that Disick is addicted to cocaine and frequently cheats on Kourtney Kardashian. It's not so surprising that Scott is partying too hard , but Weintraub says the extent of the Lord's partying and philandering is far greater than most Kardashian fans realize.

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  8. Christie signs bills to fight substance abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | NJ.com

    The governor, seated outside a drug rehabilitation center in New Brunswick, signed legislation that will expand the state's medicine drop-off program and another bill that would establish a statewide Opioid Law Enforcement Task Force. Christie was joined during the ceremony by lawmakers, community leaders and people receiving treatment at the New Brunswick Counseling Center.

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  9. Price of Addiction: Health Share reaches out to pregnant addictsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Business Journal

    Dr. Helen Bellanca, Health Share's Maternal Child Family Program Manager, initiated Project Nurture to make sure pregnant women who are addicts feel comfortable accessing the prenatal care they need. Women addicted to heroin or who have other substance abuse problems are often very reluctant to seek out prenatal care when they get pregnant.

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  10. Stewart-Marchman-Act Behavioral Healthcare Hosts Free Youth Mental Health First Aid CourseRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | PR Log

    Act Behavioral Healthcare is pleased to announce a free Mental Health First Aid certification course for Flagler County residents on Friday, May 15th, 2015 from 8am to 5:30pm at the Flagler County Government Services Building. The course will be instructed by Sini Summerlin, MHFA instructor, who will teach a five-step action plan to offer initial help to people with signs and symptoms of a mental illness, or who are in crisis, and learn to connect them with the appropriate professional, peer, social or self help care.

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  11. To reduce prescription drug abuse, start with the doctors | EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | NJ.com

    A bill on Gov. Christie's desk would mandate that all doctors consult a database before prescribing opiates to determine if their patients has received the same prescription elsewhere. Here's a tragic reality that addicts know too well: The portal to heroin addiction is usually the family medicine cabinet.

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  12. Why Not Start Addiction Treatment Right In The ER?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | News 88.9 KNPR

    When patients brought to the ER have uncontrolled blood pressure, neglected asthma or diabetes that hasn't been dealt with, doctors often start treatment right then and there. But what happens when the patient turns out to be addicted to opioids, such as oxycodone or heroin? In case of an overdose, the medical team can take action to rescue the patient.

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  13. The Psychological Damage of Alcohol Abuse Can Be LethalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Psychology Today

    A new study from University of Colorado at Boulder reports that the psychological and social consequences of heavy drinking outweigh the physical hazards of alcohol abuse . This is especially true in terms of mortality rates.

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  14. Can Dorial Green-Beckham be trusted?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | ESPN

    In ESPN The Magazine, Joel Anderson profiles Oklahoma's Dorial Green-Beckham, a wide receiver with immense talent and a checkered past. Running back Adrian Peterson apparently hasn't ditched his desire to perhaps play for the Cowboys if the opportunity presented itself.

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  15. Mining, Construction, And Restaurant Jobs All Linked To Heavy Drinking Among WorkersRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Medical Daily

    There's nothing like an ice cold beer at the end of the day on a Friday; you're so worn out from the week that the only thing to comfort you is booze. While this is pretty standard among any hard workers - whether they're waitresses or investment bankers, third grade teachers or musicians - it turns out certain industries harbor more heavy drinkers and drug abusers than others.

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  16. Frisbie Hosts Strafford County Recovery DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    A multitude of resources for those struggling with drug dependency or know someone who is will be available at the Strafford County Community Recovery Day slated from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 2, at the Frisbie Memorial Hospital's conference center. The day is meant as a follow-up to the New Hampshire Heroin Summit held two weeks ago, according to Melissa Silvey, director of public health and substance misuse prevention for ONE Voice for Strafford County.

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  17. MATFORCE Changes Website After New Times' Article, Removes Names of Alleged SupportersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Phoenix New Times

    A Yavapai County-based anti-substance-abuse coalition fighting marijuana legalization has decided to be more honest about who supports it. Following our blog post last week that mentioned MATFORCE's screwed-up billboard and outdated "About Us" page, the group removed the names of most of its alleged supporters.

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  18. Binge drinking dramatically ups mortality rateRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Newkerala.com

    A new University of Colorado Boulder study involving some 40,000 people indicates that social and psychological problems caused by drinking generally trump physically hazardous drinking behaviors when it comes to overall mortality rates. The study showed, for instance, that participants who had experienced an intervention by physicians, family members or friends had a 67 percent greater risk of death over the 18-year study period, said sociology Professor Richard Rogers, lead study author.

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  19. Could the Denver Broncos nab Shane Ray with the 28th pick?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Daily Camera

    Quarterback Dylan Thompson #17 of the South Carolina Gamecocks is brought down by defensive lineman Shane Ray #56 of the Missouri Tigers during the second quarter on Sept. 27, 2014 at Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia, S.C. Missouri won 21-20.

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  20. More parents fret over kids' mental health than drugs: studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | New York Daily News

    Sixty-five percent of the 3,100 parents surveyed worry that their teen suffers from anxiety or depression, with nearly half saying that their kid has confessed mental health struggles to them. But more than 75% kept their heads in the sand when it came to substance abuse, saying their little angels would never partake.

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