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  1. Gov. Cuomo Announces Second Phase of Combat Heroin CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | WVNY

    New York Governor announced the second phase of the Combat Heroin Campaign. A press release says Combat Heroin public service announcements will begin airing in movie theaters across New York on Friday.

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  2. Substance and alcohol abuse rising among elderlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Dallas Morning News

    "I could never have done that without the 12 steps and the program of AA - those 12 spiritual steps and the fellowship," said Ward, who in keeping with AA's anonymity policy is identified only by his first name. An estimated 2.8 million older adults in the United States meet the criteria for alcohol abuse, and this number is expected to reach 5.7 million by 2020, according to a study in the journal Addiction . 2 comments

  3. NYS 'Combat Heroin' campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | 13WHAM

    Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the next phase of New York's 'Combat Heroin' campaign on Friday. Public service announcements will begin airing in movie theaters across New York State.

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  4. Attorneys Batts And Taylor Elected To Lead State Drug Court AssociationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... Haslam's dedication to the Drug Court model. "Governor Haslam has created a top-level approach to fighting drug addiction in Tennessee. He has included Safety and Homeland Security Commissioner Bill Gibbons, Mental Health and Substance Abuse ...

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  5. Employee Assistance Program Services in the US Industry Market...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | PRWeb

    Over the next five years the Employee Assistance Program Services industry will exhibit robust growth, as many EAP providers will focus on bolstering employee utilization rates; as a result, industry operators will focus on effectively communicating the availability of services to employees and overcoming stigmas related to employees' seeking help for mental health disorders. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Employee Assistance Program Services industry in its growing industry report collection.

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  6. Drug court concept advancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Toledo Blade

    ... practices a drug court offers, said the idea is to take a less adversarial approach with individuals whose drug addiction has led them to criminal activity. "You're more engaged one-on-one with the defendants," she said. "You're looking at their ...

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  7. Why Congress Should Legalize MarijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Cato Institute

    Federal law still outlaws marijuana, but numerous states have now decriminalized, medicalized, or legalized. In the 2014 midterm elections, Alaska, Oregon, and the District of Columbia all passed ballot initiatives that legalize marijuana, following the 2012 legalizations in Colorado and Washington.

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  8. Teens Use of E-cigs Increasing, Says National StudyRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Minnesota Medical Association Online

    Marijuana use remained stable but the use of the latter is high. The 2014 Monitoring the Future survey found that within a month of taking the survey 8.7 percent of eighth graders had smoked an e-cigarette.

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  9. Parents of son who died of drug overdose speak outRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Fairfax Times

    Jack and Kathy Briggs of Fairfax lost their 21-year-old son Kevin to a suspected heroin overdose in September.

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  10. The Cardinals' first free agent: Darrell PorterRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Viva El Birdos

    With the winter meetings and hot stove season underway, we take a look back at the Cardinals first serious dip into the free agent waters. When Cardinals outfielder Curt Flood refused to accept a trade to the Phillies after the 1969 season, the Reserve Clause was vanquished and free agency was born - or so the legend goes.

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  11. What is Colorado the WORST At?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | KCOL-AM Fort Collins

    According to surveys from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Colorado has the greatest amount of cocaine use . No worries - Colorado definitely isn't alone, and it could be worse .

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  12. Suburban schools changing how they discuss heroinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Daily Herald

    It's the drug her preteen students at Crone Middle School in Naperville say their neighbors are addicted to. It's the killer, they tell her, of their older siblings' friends.

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  13. Report: New health benefits will add $2 to $18 per yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Lowell Sun

    State-mandated health benefits beginning in 2015 for services such as alcohol and drug counseling or abuse-deterrent opioids will add $2 to $18 per year to the cost of an annual policy, according to a report published by state health officials. The law mandates that private health insurers cover abuse-deterrent opioids at the same level they cover non-abuse deterrent products, and requires coverage of licensed alcohol and drug counselors.

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  14. Is there a better way to treat substance use in adolescents with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Science Daily

    The majority of adolescents entering substance use treatment also have psychiatric disorders, such as depression, ADHD and trauma-related problems. Unfortunately, these youth face poorer treatment outcomes , and their mental health issues are often not directly addressed.

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  15. What's being done about the danger of synthetic pot known as spice?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | News10.net

    Roseville parents of a 19 year old who died after smoking spice, which is plant material mixed with chemicals, didn't know they would become leaders in the fight against the use of the drug. What's being done about the danger of synthetic pot known as spice? Roseville parents of a 19 year old who died after smoking spice, which is plant material mixed with chemicals, didn't know they would become leaders in the fight against the use of the drug.

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  16. List shows what each state is the worst atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | TheDenverChannel

    Though some states are bad at trivial things, such as Washington, which is the worst at liking Justin Bieber, others signal larger societal issues, such as Alabama, which has the most child smokers. And if you were wondering where Colorado stacks up, the Centennial State apparently takes top honors for the greatest amount of cocaine use.

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  17. Two Neighboring States Sue Colorado for Marijuana LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Patch.com

    ... marijuana. The parties to the Single 1 Convention, including the United States, resolved to protect against drug addiction and that the parties'[s]hould do everything in their power to combat the spread of the illicit use of drugs.'" "Because ...

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  18. Medical marijuana researchers face challenge getting pot for studiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Business Journal

    Dixie Elixirs and Edibles CEO Tripp Keber and Dr. Sue Sisley, a medical marijuana researcher, speak to a group of patient advocates and veterans after a Colorado Board of Health Decision that will fund Sisley's research on the effectiveness of medical marijuana for treating post-traumatic stress disorder. Applause and cheers filled the event space at Dixie Elixirs and Edibles headquarters Wednesday, but the woman at the center of the excitement warned the crowd that they weren't finished fighting their battle toward a study that would help determine the effectiveness of medical marijuana for treating post-traumatic stress disorder.

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  19. Video: Palin's 'Amazing America' returns, redder, whiter and bluerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Anchorage Daily News

    Bigger, better, redder, whiter and bluer -- that's the promise of a second season of "Amazing America with Sarah Palin," premiering Jan. 15, 2015 on the Sportsman Channel. Season one of the show took field hosts to "amazing" locations around the country to visit with Americans from a wide range of backgrounds -- a beloved Alaska musher , a doomsday prepper , weapons craftsmen , duck call enthusiasts , tactical trainers , treasure hunters and more.

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  20. Report Measures Impacts of Substance Abuse Treatment LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Lowell Sun

    STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, DEC. 18, 2014.....New state-mandated health coverage benefits beginning in 2015 for services such as alcohol and drug counseling or abuse-deterrent opioids will add roughly $2 to $18 a year to the cost of an annual policy, according to a report published Thursday by state health officials.

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