Youth Drug Summit May 19th 6:00-8:00 PM

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Join Walden, St. Mary’s County Department of Aging & Human Services, St. Mary’s County Public Schools, St. Mary’s County Health Department, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office for a Youth Drug Summit on May 19th from 6:00-8:00 PM at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center located at: 44219 Airport Rd, California, Maryland 20619.

(PRWeb May 01, 2014)

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Section 35 when addiction calls for drastic action

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In order for family members to file a Section 35, they must go to Edgartown Court, or file a petition via fax. The difficult process of placing an addict into involuntary rehab comes with additional hurdles for Islanders.

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17 News special report: Heroin addiction

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Written by Leigh Paynter: On June 3, 2008 my brother and I returned home at the same time after serving our country overseas. Jared was deployed in Iraq for 10 months and I served in the Peace Corps-Armenia for two years. We took advantage of our time together by sneaking out of the house to go skydiving, something our parents would have freaked out over after not having us at home for so long …

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New Jersey targets opiate addiction with ads – NBC40.net

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NEPTUNE, N.J. (AP) – New Jersey has launched an ad campaign and website targeting opiate addiction. Thursday's announcement by the Governor's Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse represents the implementation of the first of the recommendations contained in a task force report released in March.

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Teens riding wave of heroin use

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Callum, a 19-year-old from Vancouver's west side, doesn't fit the stereotype of a heroin addict, but his pathway to serious addiction is a textbook case of a trend that is alarming experts: the trajectory from prescription opiate abuse to heroin addiction.

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Mountainside Treatment Center Tackles Sharp Rise in Connecticut Heroin Abuse

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With heroin abuse an urgent health crisis that has Connecticut in its grip, the new detoxification program, Mountainside Detox, is being created to alleviate the mounting need for additional treatment services in the state starting in late spring.

(PRWeb May 06, 2014)

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