alcoholism and substance abuse

Substance Abuse Board Pushes for Raising Age to 21 to Buy Tobacco

Substance abuse board pushes for raising age to 21 to buy tobacco
"It's considered to be the number one health issue of the country and it doesn't seem like we're dealing with it," said Pat Godfrey, lung cancer survivor and President of the King County Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Administrative… Continue reading

Suicide Prevention Initiative

Suicide Prevention Initiative

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The new initiative is being launched in Broome County and is sponsored by Magellan Behavioral Health Services, the New York State Office of Mental Health and the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services. Programs will provide… Continue reading

Combination Drug Therapy Promising in Cocaine Dependence

Combination Drug Therapy Promising in Cocaine Dependence

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Combining a psychostimulant and an anticonvulsant might help decrease cocaine use in dependent individuals, new research suggests. In a randomized study of 81 adults with cocaine dependence, almost twice as many of the participants who received …
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Where Can I Find a Good Drug Rehab Facility in Fl?

Question by larsonater@rocketmail.com: Where can I find a good drug rehab facility in Fl?
I am looking for drug rehab facility in the South FL area. Can any one recommend me some?

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Answer by J. Scott
There are quite a few actually, it just depends where in… Continue reading

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Prescription skin creams jump in price

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They are the staples of most dermatology practices: generic creams and ointments that treat everything from skin rashes to athlete's foot to scabies. Many doctors prescribe the drugs without a second thought. But increasingly, some dermatologists say, …… Continue reading

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Bath salts a dangerous drug

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According to National Institute on Drug Abuse Director Nora D. Volkow, MD, calls to poison control centers rose from 236 in the entire year 2010 to over 250 in the first two months of 2011. A Drug Enforcement Adminstration… Continue reading