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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More than 50,000 Americans died from drug overdoses last year, pushed to new heights by heroin abuse and prescription opioid painkillers.
Prescription medicines have become essential lifelines for many Kentuckians, helping them to better treat their pain, seizures, mental illnesses and other serious ailments.
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 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.
New research from N. C. State University and the University of B. C. finds that a woman’s history of drug use can help predict whether they will suffer from problems with stress and anxiety after childbirth.
As President Elect Trump prepares to confront multiple crises, a serious crisis looms. It kills tens of thousands of young Americans annually, inflicting unparalleled suffering on American families.
It doesn’t surprise me that many people are hesitant about the concept of medication-assisted drug abuse treatment. Treating drug abuse with more drugs seems counterintuitive.