Funding Loss Threatens Gallup Detox Center

Funding loss threatens Gallup detox center

Filed under: drug treatment programs

Dr. Kevin Foley, clinical director at NCI in Gallup, steps out of a Navajo hogan used for a 60-day alcohol- and drug-treatment program. The center stresses traditional Navajo cultural lessons as a way to fight addiction. (Pat Vasquez-Cunningham/Journal).
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In Houston, program works to rehab prostitutes

Filed under: drug treatment programs

When the tour ended and the drugs disappeared, Griffin turned to prostitution — from call girl to mistress and finally to doped-up street hooker — to pay for the habit. After entering and failing nearly two dozen drug rehab programs, Griffin got …
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Drug court has almost two decades helping addicts rebuild

Filed under: drug treatment programs

The ceremony May 31 crowned the men's 18-month participation in San Mateo County's drug court — a program that uses treatment to address the complex issue of narcotics addiction, Judge Richard Livermore said. While the journey to sobriety for the men …
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