A three-month grand jury investigation into corruption in the drug treatment industry uncovered evidence of sexual abuse, human trafficking and forced labor in addition to patient brokering and insurance fraud.
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We’ve heard it time and time again — drugs are bad. But now that marijuana is legal in more states than ever, some of us are wondering as to whether or not its pros outweigh its cons. Regardless of where you stand…
Prescription medicines have become essential lifelines for many Kentuckians, helping them to better treat their pain, seizures, mental illnesses and other serious ailments.
Aerosol computer duster. Spray paint. Glue. Freon from the air conditioner or the refrigerator. Nail polish remover. They’re common products in a home or workplace, but, when abused, are dangerous and sometimes deadly.
Money from a settlement with drug distributors that allegedly contributed to the state’s substance abuse problem — would be used to help fund projects assisting the victims of substance abuse.
The long history of illegal drug use in the United States has turned into a scourge for many families and communities. The drug heroin came to the nation’s attention in the late 1960s and early 1970s….
Addiction can start with a fall, a car accident or a chance offer at a party. What begins as a way to relieve pain or forget about life’s challenges becomes a need—one that can be fulfilled only with the drugs that drive it.
The House easily approved the biomedical bill by an overwhelming 94-5 margin. It plans spending $6.3 billion over the next decade on cancer research and battling drug addiction.
The mood quickly turned serious as executive director of the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation, spoke about the day’s message – making healthy lifestyle choices and steering clear of drugs.
Chester Bennington has opened up in a new interview about his lengthy battle with drug addiction some years back, which came to a head when his bandmates decided to stage an intervention.
The ending of the juvenile drug-treatment court is a great loss for our youth and our community. It came to an end in September after funding ran out, the Journal’s Michael Hewlett reported recently.
Spectrum Health Systems is providing a podcast to help people overcome substance and opioid addiction, a weekly podcast on addiction and recovery on iTunes and SoundCloud.