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DEA officials migrating to pharmaceutical industry

Pharmaceutical companies that manufacture or distribute highly addictive pain pills have hired dozens of officials from the top levels of the Drug Enforcement…
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Demand For Opioid Addiction Treatment Increasing

A report the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services released last week shows signs of a continuing opioid crisis, but officials…
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Obamacare repeal jeopardizes mental health, addiction coverage

Sherri Reynolds' son Qual has been drug free for 16 months, thanks in large part to treatment he got through Medicaid under the Affordable…
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Michigan sheriff wants drug help to go beyond Narcan

Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard wants to see more done to stop the prescription pain pill and heroin epidemic. His deputies carry Narcan…
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Los Angeles Radio Show Hosts Segment On Addiction

Answers for the Family, a Los Angeles-based radio program helping to guide parents and adolescent services industry professionals to important resources as they face critical…
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Wisconsin AG Sees Progress In Opioid Fight

Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel said he is "encouraged' by the progress the state has made in combating its heroin and opiate abuse…
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Harm Reduction Program Improves Health, Encourages Treatment

“Jane” and “Stephanie” both use heroin now, but, like many people, their substance abuse addictions started with prescription pain pills. Stephanie, 49, had…
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Rural Addicts Find Difficulty Accessing Treatment

Opioid-dependent adults who live in rural states, such as Vermont, are often put on long waiting lists to get into substance abuse treatment…
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How Opioid Addiction Can Affect the Elderly

It took a lot of convincing for John Evard to go to rehab. Seven days into his stay at the Las Vegas Recovery…
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“Angel” Program in Massachusetts Helps Hundreds Of Addicts

In June 2015, Gloucester Police Chief Leonard Campanello faced a growing problem of opioid addiction in his community. Because simply having his officers…
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