mental health and substance

How Teens Help Teens Fight Drug Abuse

How Teens Help teens Fight Drug Abuse — In an interview with Doctor James Hughes, CEO of Inspirations for Youth, a nationally renowned teen drug and alcohol abuse interventionist, he outlined a sim…


Weymouth council appoints committee on drug abuse
The new five-member Mental Health and Substance Abuse Committee will work with the town's Substance Abuse Prevention Team, the police and school officials, as well as parents of addicts and recovering drug users, to gather… Continue reading

I Want to Find Alcohol Rehabs in Pawling, New York, That Also Take in Patients With Dual Diagnosis. Help?

Question by cambria ld: I want to find alcohol rehabs in Pawling, New York, that also take in patients with dual diagnosis. Help?
I’m doing a research paper regarding people with dual diagnosis– specifically those whose substance abuse addiction happens to be alcohol. I’m thinking of interviewing patients as well as their counselors, hence the search for rehabs.

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Answer by bridget b
Finding alcohol rehabs is pretty easy. The links below will help… Continue reading

Drug Detection With Distractions! Nose Work/Detection Dog Training, Northern Virginia

Drug Detection with Distractions! Nose Work/Detection Dog Training, Northern Virginia — www.offleashk9training.com www.noseworkdogtraining.com info@offleashk9training.com www.facebook.com/offleashk9 Dog Trainer Jacksonville North Carolina Dog Tr…


Colorado's medical marijuana attracts families with epileptic kids
Collins is one of a pair of Northern Virginia mothers and daughters who, after trying various combinations of drugs and treatments for their children, have packed up and moved recently to Colorado to try medical marijuana oil to battle the children's …
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Nurse’s License Suspended for Alleged Drug Abuse – the Providence Journal

Nurse’s license suspended for alleged drug abuse – The Providence Journal

Nurse's license suspended for alleged drug abuse
The Providence Journal
PROVIDENCE,R.I. –The state health director has suspended the license of a registered nurse with a history of substance abuse after he failed a drug test and admitted to taking a dose from an old prescription of the opioid Tramadol. Arthur L. Demedeiros

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Drug Abuse – Google News

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Understanding Dual Diagnosis and Co-Occurring Disorders

Understanding Dual Diagnosis and Co-Occurring Disorders — Did you know an untreated mental health problem is the number one cause of substance abuse relapse? Gateway Foundation Alcohol & Drug Treatment is a leader i…


Courier Times Community Calendar for April 7
6-7 p.m. Thu; Dual Diagnosis. 7-8 p.m. Thu. A twelve-step self-help group for people with a dual diagnosis of mental health and substance abuse and/or addiction. Reach Out Foundation, 152 Monroe Ave., Penndel. 215-970-5462.… Continue reading

Substance Abuse Program for the Homeless Expands

Substance abuse program for the homeless expands
ARAD is the only organization offering week-long substance abuse treatment to homeless people in Amarillo. ARAD Program Director Roger Yoakum said the program is needed because substance abuse is a growing problem for our homeless population.
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Somerville officials hold substance abuse workshop April 8
The Somerville Health Department and the Somerville Office of Prevention, in cooperation with Teen Empowerment and… Continue reading