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Panel OK's Bill to Track Substance Abuse Treatment Efforts - U.S. News & World Report



Panel OK's Bill to Track Substance Abuse Treatment Efforts 
U.S. News & World Report
Panel OK's Bill to Track Substance Abuse Treatment Efforts. A Kentucky legislative panel has approved a bill to require health officials to track the success of state-funded substance abuse treatment programs. Jan. 18, 2018, at 2:06 p.m.. Panel OK's ...

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Food Industry Vets Offer Support As Addiction Rises Among Workers ... - NPR



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Food Industry Vets Offer Support As Addiction Rises Among Workers ... 
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Where alcohol is eschewed in most places of employment, it's a constant in restaurants. And the late night culture means that most socializing happens at bars after work hours. "We're an industry that's a little bit different," says Mickey Bakst ...

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Dems question decision to end registry for substance abuse, mental ... - The Hill



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Dems question decision to end registry for substance abuse, mental ... 
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Top Democrats in the Senate are questioning the Trump administration over its decision to end a national registry.

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Substance abuse, mental illness are top priorities in Valley health forum - Sunbury Daily Item



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Substance abuse, mental illness are top priorities in Valley health forum 
Sunbury Daily Item
LEWISBURG ? Local stakeholders identified substance abuse and mental health as the top subjects to prioritize as community health needs at Geisinger Health System's Community Health Needs Assessment Forum on Tuesday. About two dozen individuals from ...

 


Committee on Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse shares ideas - Beckley Register-Herald



Committee on Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse shares ideas 
Beckley Register-Herald
Members of the House of Delegates Committee on Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse met Tuesday to discuss what they hope to address during the 2018 Legislative session. Common themes among the members included the opioid epidemic's impact on ...

 


NorthStar drops lawsuit against Boulder County over plans for ... - Boulder Daily Camera



NorthStar drops lawsuit against Boulder County over plans for ... 
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A Boulder-based company looking to establish a substance-abuse treatment facility in the foothills has dropped a federal lawsuit that alleged Boulder County's land-use policy violated the rights of people seeking help for their addictions.

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WV MetroNews ? Morrisey talks to Senate Finance Committee about ... - West Virginia MetroNews



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WV MetroNews ? Morrisey talks to Senate Finance Committee about ... 
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. ? Before the state Senate Finance Committee Wednesday, Attorney General Patrick Morrisey spoke about his office's success in the previous year addressing addiction through multiple initiatives. ?We are engaged in investigations and ...

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Northern NY Hospital Reviews Behavioral Health And Substance Abuse Strategies - WAMC



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Northern NY Hospital Reviews Behavioral Health And Substance Abuse Strategies 
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The medical center in Plattsburgh held its annual advisory meeting Tuesday to provide an overview of accomplishments over the past year and offer targeted strategies for the coming year. Key focus areas will be on behavioral health and substance abuse ...

 


Northwell Begins Screening Children for Substance Abuse - HealthLeaders Media



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Northwell Begins Screening Children for Substance Abuse 
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Stepping up efforts to address the opioid crisis, Northwell Health expanded 'universal' drug screening to its children's hospital.

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Idaho cuts drug treatment funds due to budget shortfall | Idaho ... - Idaho Statesman



Idaho cuts drug treatment funds due to budget shortfall | Idaho ... 
Idaho Statesman
Idaho's state health agency has dramatically cut its spending on substance abuse treatment, due to a budget shortfall that took officials by surprise last fall. The cuts, which could last through the end of June, do not affect people who started ...

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