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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The possibility of thousands of Indiana residents becoming eligible for addiction treatment under the federal health overhaul has state officials and providers preparing for an expansion. About 60,000 Indiana residents per year...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan health officials say the state's substance abuse care system will be able to handle the surge of people who will become eligible for alcohol and drug addiction treatment under the federal Affordable Health Care Act....
WSBT-TV ReporterIt’s a shocking statistic impacting lots of local families – last year in St. Joseph County, more people died from accidental drug overdoses than in car accidents. Many of those deaths were caused by prescription drugs. It’s a...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND — He was going to school, working to support his children and a member of a deeply religious family. He was a drug addict, a four-time convicted felon and a thief so bothersome that police placed a GPS tracker on his car to prove his...
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South Bend Tribune Staff WriterAlthough methamphetamine appears to be the current illegal drug of choice in Cass County, cocaine was the issue for two area residents who appeared for sentencing Friday before Cass Circuit Court Judge Michael Dodge. Kathleen Thornton, 49, of Niles,...
It's a problem gripping some local communities and taking young lives. Local police, ER doctors and coroners say heroin is back with a vengeance. A powerful drug Photos and memories are all Janet Gardner has of her son Ryan. "He was always smiling,"...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A medical society for addiction doctors has reiterated its opposition to marijuana legalization as its California chapter considers voicing its support for allowing and regulating adult use of the drug as a way to prevent its...
Channel Guide MagazineDog the Bounty Hunter fans know Lyssa Chapman as “Baby Lyssa,” the petite and beautiful blond daughter of Duane Dog Chapman, stepdaughter of Beth Chapman and half sister to the show’s other stars, Leland and Duane Lee Chapman —...
I tried your steps And stumbled down your stairs My only problem with drugs Is that they always run out These lyrics are from "The Problem With Drugs" by The Popular Mechanics, a Replacements-meets-Steve-Earle quartet. But the band does not...
Re "Felons allowed to help addicts, a report finds," May 14 The fact that addiction counselors in California who are sex offenders and other types of felons are allowed to provide addiction treatment is just the tip of the iceberg in a fundamentally...
Troubled celebs struggling to overcome addictions might start pointing their limos in an unlikely direction: the remote Lake County town of Umatilla. The former Florida Elks Children's Hospital in Umatilla is being reborn as a luxury drug-rehab center...
Reuters* OAS suggests countries consider debate legalizing marijuana * Report hopes to open debate on tactics in drug war By Eduardo Garcia BOGOTA, May 17 (Reuters) - The Organization of American States on Friday published a report calling for...
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