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Staten Island Advance
Gov. Cuomo PSA on drug abuse to debut during Super Bowl 50STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Addiction doesn't discriminate. That's the message behi
Gov. Cuomo PSA on drug abuse to debut during Super Bowl 50
Staten Island Advance / Posted 13 hours ago
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Addiction doesn't discriminate. That's the message behind a new public service announcement produced by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo's office highlighting the dangers of drug abuse. The 30-second PSA, which will debut Sunday... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Chamber Corner: Cromwell Legislative Breakfast to offer invaluable networkingMIDDLETOWN >> February is off to a fast start, and the chamber team continues t
Chamber Corner: Cromwell Legislative Breakfast to offer invaluable networking
The Middletown Press / Posted 14 hours ago
MIDDLETOWN >> February is off to a fast start, and the chamber team continues to be on the move throughout our region. Our February Business After Work networking reception will be held tonight at the Sheraton Hartford South Hotel in Rocky Hill. The... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Legislature works by the numbersbeen working on the budget. In the 19 days since the Legislature convened, 105
Legislature works by the numbers
Juneau Empire / Posted 22 hours ago
been working on the budget. In the 19 days since the Legislature convened, 105 bills have been introduced in the House and Senate. These are in addition 40 other bills prefiled by legislators before the session’s start. Piled atop the bills... Read more
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The Medina County Gazette
Lodi police to hold third-annual community meeting on heroin epidemic — The Medina County GazetteThe Lodi Police Department announced it is holding a community meeting 6 p.m. F
Lodi police to hold third-annual community meeting on heroin epidemic — The Medina County Gazette
The Medina County Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
The Lodi Police Department announced it is holding a community meeting 6 p.m. Feb. 16 at the Lodi American Legion Post 523, 120 Bank St., to educate the public on the heroin epidemic. Chief Keith Keough said it’s the third year his department has... Read more
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The Record-Journal
School cop talks continue in WallingfordWALLINGFORD — The Board of Education and police department will continue discus
School cop talks continue in Wallingford
The Record-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
WALLINGFORD — The Board of Education and police department will continue discussing the possibility of adding two school resource officers at the middle and high school levels, though it remains unclear if the positions will be funded. “We did have... Read more
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TribLIVE
Heroin remains No. 1 factor in 246 deaths in Allegheny CountyAllegheny County | TribLIVE Neighborhoods County medical officials are once
Heroin remains No. 1 factor in 246 deaths in Allegheny County
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
Allegheny County | TribLIVE Neighborhoods County medical officials are once more warning the public about the dangers of opiate addiction and overdoses, citing 246 opioid-related... Read more
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Business Insurance
HHS seeks to modify stringent privacy rules on substance-abuse treatment recordsThe Department of Health and Human Services wants to revise a stringent federal
HHS seeks to modify stringent privacy rules on substance-abuse treatment records
Business Insurance / Posted 2 days ago
The Department of Health and Human Services wants to revise a stringent federal rule governing the privacy of medical records of drug, alcohol abuse and many behavioral health patients. The proposed rule seeks modifications to 42 CFR Part 2,... Read more
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The Huffington Post
A Maryland Lawmaker Is Offering A Radical New Solution To The Heroin CrisisThe war on drugs has failed. Slap that assertion into Google and you'll find it
A Maryland Lawmaker Is Offering A Radical New Solution To The Heroin Crisis
The Huffington Post / Posted 3 days ago
The war on drugs has failed. Slap that assertion into Google and you'll find it in quotes being tossed out by politicians of every stripe, from the highest levels of the Obama administration to the lowest-polling GOP candidate for president. But if... Read more
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The Herald News
Taunton State Hospital opens first in-patient program for women battling substance abuse TAUNTON — When the first women who will receive in-patient treatment for subs
Taunton State Hospital opens first in-patient program for women battling substance abuse
The Herald News / Posted 3 days ago
TAUNTON — When the first women who will receive in-patient treatment for substance abuse arrive next Tuesday on the third floor of the Cain Building at Taunton... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Governor Walker signs 21 bills into lawState Capitol in Madison. Senate Bill 309 – amends the Title IV-E foster care
Governor Walker signs 21 bills into law
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 3 days ago
State Capitol in Madison. Senate Bill 309 – amends the Title IV-E foster care program in the Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act of 2014 to address issues intended to improve the well-being of children and youth in the... Read more
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CBS 5 Green Bay
Gov. Walker signs 21 bills into law, including blaze pinkhunters to wear blaze pink. Senate Bill 309 – amends the Title IV-E foster car
Gov. Walker signs 21 bills into law, including blaze pink
CBS 5 Green Bay / Posted 3 days ago
hunters to wear blaze pink. Senate Bill 309 – amends the Title IV-E foster care program in the Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act of 2014 to address issues intended to improve the well-being of children and youth in the... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Governor Scott Walker signs 21 bills into lawState Capitol in Madison. Senate Bill 309 – amends the Title IV-E foster care
Governor Scott Walker signs 21 bills into law
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 3 days ago
State Capitol in Madison. Senate Bill 309 – amends the Title IV-E foster care program in the Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act of 2014 to address issues intended to improve the well-being of children and youth in the... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Craig agencies seek to educate on child abuseThe Craig Police Department, in partnership with other area agencies, is seekin
Craig agencies seek to educate on child abuse
Craig Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
The Craig Police Department, in partnership with other area agencies, is seeking ways to educate the community about child abuse, said Norm Rimmer, school resource officer for the department. Rimmer said a community-based committee working with the... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Obama Proposes $1B to Fight Heroin, Opiate EpidemicWith drug-overdose deaths surpassing car crashes in the number of Americans the
Obama Proposes $1B to Fight Heroin, Opiate Epidemic
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 5 days ago
With drug-overdose deaths surpassing car crashes in the number of Americans they kill every year, the Obama Administration on Tuesday announced an additional $1.1 billion in funding to address the opioid epidemic that federal officials say is tearing... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Rivier to host opioid abuse forumNASHUA - City agencies, schools and health officials are working to educate the
Rivier to host opioid abuse forum
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
NASHUA - City agencies, schools and health officials are working to educate the public about the escalating opioid epidemic in the community, and Rivier University is no exception. "We hear from students weekly about family and friends who struggle... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Sober homes face voluntary certificationCampus looks like any other house. There's nothing to indicate that the five me
Sober homes face voluntary certification
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
Campus looks like any other house. There's nothing to indicate that the five men who live there are in recovery from alcohol or drug addiction. It's neat. It's quiet. And the tenants go to work or volunteer jobs every day. The Living House,... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Despite efforts, heroin deaths setting recordslocal agencies are being armed with more resources, they appear to be losing th
Despite efforts, heroin deaths setting records
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 9 days ago
local agencies are being armed with more resources, they appear to be losing the fight against the heroin epidemic. Butler and Warren county cities are hosting heroin summits, adding rehabilitation centers and clean needle exchanges, and allowing a... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Heroin overdoses spike in NOLA; city takes steps to save livesCity health officials want to make it easier for people who are close to heroin
Heroin overdoses spike in NOLA; city takes steps to save lives
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 9 days ago
City health officials want to make it easier for people who are close to heroin addicts to save their lives. The city is seeing an increase in heroin and other opiate drug overdoses, and hopes to prevent more deaths. "We've gone from about two and... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Heroin overdoses spike in NOLA; city takes steps to save livesCity health officials want to make it easier for people who are close to heroin
Heroin overdoses spike in NOLA; city takes steps to save lives
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 9 days ago
City health officials want to make it easier for people who are close to heroin addicts to save their lives. The city is seeing an increase in heroin and other opiate drug overdoses, and hopes to prevent more deaths. "We've gone from about two and... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Heroin overdoses spike in NOLA; city takes steps to save livesCity health officials want to make it easier for people who are close to heroin
Heroin overdoses spike in NOLA; city takes steps to save lives
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 9 days ago
City health officials want to make it easier for people who are close to heroin addicts to save their lives. The city is seeing an increase in heroin and other opiate drug overdoses, and hopes to prevent more deaths. "We've gone from about two and... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
Ag safety seminars come to The DallesFour agriculture safety seminars, aimed at reducing work-related insjuries, wil
Ag safety seminars come to The Dalles
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
Four agriculture safety seminars, aimed at reducing work-related insjuries, will be held in The Dalles and Hood River in February. They are part of an annual series of safety seminars offered by the State Accident Insurance Fund or SAIF... Read more
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Pahrump Valley Times
In BriefChef Regina and Linda are back at the VFW and are preparing a repeat brisket di
In Brief
Pahrump Valley Times / Posted 9 days ago
Chef Regina and Linda are back at the VFW and are preparing a repeat brisket dinner on Friday, Jan. 29, from 5 to 7 p.m. The menu includes salad, roasted potatoes and dessert for $10. All are welcome to attend. Elks donation dinner The Pahrump Elks... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Ninth Judicial District Jan. 1-15 Dispositionsfines include court costs)CRIMINALStanley Paul Richardson, 37, Peoria, ordered
Ninth Judicial District Jan. 1-15 Dispositions
McDonough County Voice / Posted 9 days ago
fines include court costs)CRIMINALStanley Paul Richardson, 37, Peoria, ordered to pay $10,514, including $8,267 for benefit of Hancock County; sentenced to 120 days in the Hancock County Jail and placed on two years conditional discharge for Theft... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
South Side Neighborhood WatchWriter COVENTRY: A Barberton man located at a State Street address Jan. 11 was
South Side Neighborhood Watch
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 9 days ago
Writer COVENTRY: A Barberton man located at a State Street address Jan. 11 was taken to the Summit County Jail on an outstanding warrant. A Lemar Avenue man reported Jan. 14 that video games and accessories were stolen from a camper on his... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
A break-in at The Depot is not breaking employee's spiritsfor additional resource coordinatorBillings City Council approves money for add
A break-in at The Depot is not breaking employee's spirits
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 11 days ago
for additional resource coordinatorBillings City Council approves money for additional resource coordinator Homelessness and people suffering from alcohol abuse and drug addiction continues to be a serious problem for the City of Billings and... Read more
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Pahrump Valley Times
In Briefhold its next monthly meeting on Jan. 28, at the Elks Lodge on Basin Road. Soci
In Brief
Pahrump Valley Times / Posted 11 days ago
hold its next monthly meeting on Jan. 28, at the Elks Lodge on Basin Road. Social time with dinner (for $8), is at 5 p.m. and the meeting starts promptly at 6 p.m. The club meets on the fourth Thursday of the month and anyone interested, whether... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Community forum focuses on mental health concernsA crowd packed the District House on Tuesday evening for a community forum spon
Community forum focuses on mental health concerns
The Oklahoman / Posted 11 days ago
A crowd packed the District House on Tuesday evening for a community forum sponsored by The Oklahoman on mental health and addiction issues. The "Behind the Headlines" forum — moderated by health reporter Jaclyn Cosgrove — came on the heels of the... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Drug Court Program Helps Arizona Families Stay TogetherParents who finish the dependency treatment court program create posters with t
Drug Court Program Helps Arizona Families Stay Together
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 11 days ago
Parents who finish the dependency treatment court program create posters with tips and inspirational words to hang on the walls of the courtroom. While the state and courts struggle to keep up with the growing number of kids entering Arizona's child... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
Carson City Juvenile Services not just about detention(Editor’s Note: This is the first part of a two-part series on Carson City Juve
Carson City Juvenile Services not just about detention
Nevada Appeal / Posted 11 days ago
(Editor’s Note: This is the first part of a two-part series on Carson City Juvenile Probation Services. The second part will appear in Friday’s Appeal). Carson City Juvenile Probation Services is more than about just detaining delinquent kids. It... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Central Peninsula Hospital expands, looks to reformCourtesy of Sunday’s 7.1 magnitude earthquake, there are cracks in the walls of
Central Peninsula Hospital expands, looks to reform
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 12 days ago
Courtesy of Sunday’s 7.1 magnitude earthquake, there are cracks in the walls of Central Peninsula Hospital’s brand-new River Pavilion addition. Fortunately, it’s mostly cosmetic damage and can be fixed with tape and paint, said Bruce Richards, the... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Heroin epidemic: Young Democrats of Richmond County donate to CamelotSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The Young Democrats of Richmond County (YDRC) donated $1
Heroin epidemic: Young Democrats of Richmond County donate to Camelot
Staten Island Advance / Posted 12 days ago
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The Young Democrats of Richmond County (YDRC) donated $1,000 to the Camelot Counseling Centers of Staten Island recently to aid in the fight against heroin abuse. The check was presented to Camelot Executive Director Luke J.... Read more
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Canberra Times
You don't have to be drunk to enjoy being AustralianOf all the issues raised by yesterday's Australia Day and Citizen of the Year a
You don't have to be drunk to enjoy being Australian
Canberra Times / Posted 12 days ago
Of all the issues raised by yesterday's Australia Day and Citizen of the Year awards one cuts across almost all the rest. It is the problem of binge drinking and alcohol-fuelled violence which was brought to the fore by the choice of Professor... Read more
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Marshall Independent
SERIES: The duel against drugsEditor's note: This is the third of a periodic series looking into the world of
SERIES: The duel against drugs
Marshall Independent / Posted 13 days ago
Editor's note: This is the third of a periodic series looking into the world of drugs, specifically prescription drugs and heroin, the devastating effects it can have on people and what is being done about it in terms of education and... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Southern IL service leaders urge legislators to decide on state budgetOn Monday, more than a dozen heads of social service organizations from across
Southern IL service leaders urge legislators to decide on state budget
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 13 days ago
On Monday, more than a dozen heads of social service organizations from across southern Illinois joined inside the Jackson County Health Department to explain their situation midst the state budget deadlock. Illinois has been operating without an... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Officials weigh expansion of antidote to fight overdose deathsThe antidote is naloxone, and it's giving some people who overdose on opiates a
Officials weigh expansion of antidote to fight overdose deaths
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 13 days ago
The antidote is naloxone, and it's giving some people who overdose on opiates a second chance.�It is an overdose reversal medication that can stop the effects of heroin or opiates nearly instantly. More than a dozen states allow it to be sold to... Read more
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Statesboro Herald
Police Report, : A woman alleged her son's father spanked him on his buttocks, bruising him.Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement inc
Police Report, : A woman alleged her son's father spanked him on his buttocks, bruising him.
Statesboro Herald / Posted 13 days ago
Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction.... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Southern IL service leaders urge legislators for state budgetOn Monday, more than a dozen heads of social service organizations from across
Southern IL service leaders urge legislators for state budget
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 13 days ago
On Monday, more than a dozen heads of social service organizations from across Southern Illinois joined inside the Jackson County Health Department to explain their situation midst the state budget deadlock. Illinois has been operating without an... Read more
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The Oklahoman
'Epidemic Ignored': Oklahoma treats its mental health system without careleaders grappled with how to provide care to residents with mental illnesses.
'Epidemic Ignored': Oklahoma treats its mental health system without care
The Oklahoman / Posted 13 days ago
leaders grappled with how to provide care to residents with mental illnesses. By wagon, by horse, on foot, by train, thousands of people flooded into the Oklahoma Territory during the late 1800s. And with that deluge of people came a need for a... Read more
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Maple Ridge News
Sidewinder: Is homelessness now solved?Sonny and Cher and many others recorded The Beat Goes On. It was a big hit in t
Sidewinder: Is homelessness now solved?
Maple Ridge News / Posted 14 days ago
Sonny and Cher and many others recorded The Beat Goes On. It was a big hit in the 1970s for many of those groups but the iconic tune is about to enjoy renewed popularity with Mayor Nicole Read’s year end report. Read is claiming she had success in... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Police & Fire for Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2016This report contains public information available to the Empire from law enforc
Police & Fire for Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2016
Juneau Empire / Posted 14 days ago
This report contains public information available to the Empire from law enforcement agencies. This report includes arrest and citation information, not conviction information. Anyone listed in this report is presumed innocent. • At 11:37 a.m.... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
Help to get clean, soberAbout 30 percent of clients on parole and probation in Wasco County are also so
Help to get clean, sober
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
About 30 percent of clients on parole and probation in Wasco County are also social service clients of the Department of Human Services. The goals of these two entities for this minority of shared clients can often coincide: to get the client clean... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
West Side Neighborhood WatchBy Staff Writer WEST AKRON: Burglaries were reported at the following location
West Side Neighborhood Watch
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 17 days ago
By Staff Writer WEST AKRON: Burglaries were reported at the following locations: the 1100 block of Mercer Avenue Jan. 11; the 100 block of South Highland Avenue Jan. 12; the 100 block of Quaker Ridge Drive Jan. 13; and the 900 block of Bellevue... Read more
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Daily Record
New left-wing alliance of socialists and pro-indy campaigners challenge SNPRISE – Scotland’s Left Alliance are a new coalition comprised of socialists and
New left-wing alliance of socialists and pro-indy campaigners challenge SNP
Daily Record / Posted 17 days ago
RISE – Scotland’s Left Alliance are a new coalition comprised of socialists and pro-independence campaigners. The alliance emerged out of the referendum and RISE stands for Respect, Independence, Socialism and Environmentalism. They support raising... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
Agency focuses on child welfare, safetyPlenty of concern is voiced regionally about the welfare of children, with tips
Agency focuses on child welfare, safety
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
Plenty of concern is voiced regionally about the welfare of children, with tips flowing into an area child abuse hotline at the rate of about 150 calls per month. The vast majority do not amount to anything, but every caller is thoroughly questioned... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Two Harford lawyers with military ties working to set up local veterans courtLeaving military service does not necessarily mean just getting accolades and s
Two Harford lawyers with military ties working to set up local veterans court
Baltimore Sun / Posted 18 days ago
Leaving military service does not necessarily mean just getting accolades and special benefits. For many veterans, it can mean a struggle with brain injuries, mental health issues like post-traumatic stress syndrome or drug and alcohol abuse that... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Oklahoma County gets two-year reprieve to resolve jail issuesImpressed with initial steps civic leaders have taken to resolve Oklahoma Count
Oklahoma County gets two-year reprieve to resolve jail issues
The Oklahoman / Posted 18 days ago
Impressed with initial steps civic leaders have taken to resolve Oklahoma County's overcrowded jail and criminal justice issues, the U.S. Department of Justice has agreed to postpone potential civil rights litigation for at least two years. "The... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Cuts could reduce alcohol, drug treatment servicesFAIRBANKS — Behavioral health providers in Alaska are concerned about the impac
Cuts could reduce alcohol, drug treatment services
Juneau Empire / Posted 19 days ago
FAIRBANKS — Behavioral health providers in Alaska are concerned about the impact of a potential $7 million reduction in grants to services such as mental health counseling and alcohol and drug abuse treatment. The total grant budget for the state... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Budget cuts could reduce alcohol abuse treatment servicesFAIRBANKS (AP) — Behavioral health providers in Alaska are concerned about the
Budget cuts could reduce alcohol abuse treatment services
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 20 days ago
FAIRBANKS (AP) — Behavioral health providers in Alaska are concerned about the impact of a potential $7 million reduction in grants to services such as mental health counseling and alcohol and drug abuse treatment. The total grant budget for the... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Medi-Cal services expand to cover substance abuse rehabChanges are slated in 2017 for Medi-Cal health insurance to include intensive o
Medi-Cal services expand to cover substance abuse rehab
The Record Searchlight / Posted 20 days ago
Changes are slated in 2017 for Medi-Cal health insurance to include intensive outpatient and residential treatment for alcohol and substance abuse in Shasta County. Under Partnership HealthPlan, a managed healthcare plan for Medi-Cal recipients in... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
The latest news from around the worldMUSLIM WOMEN UNABLE TO SPEAK ENGLISH TO BENEFIT FROM LANGUAGE FUND Tens of tho
The latest news from around the world
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 20 days ago
MUSLIM WOMEN UNABLE TO SPEAK ENGLISH TO BENEFIT FROM LANGUAGE FUND Tens of thousands of Muslim women unable to speak English are to be given the chance to learn the language in a new Government drive to build community integration and counter... Read more
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