Detox Unit Closing Plan Draws Opposition

Detox unit closing plan draws opposition

Filed under: drug abuse treatment centers

Betsy Barry, niece of Kitty Dukakis, and Kelly MacDonald, a nurse, attended the public hearing. Faulkner officials have insisted they are not stepping away from their commitment to substance abuse treatment, simply changing how they serve this …
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Jindal seeks reforms for juvenile justice, prisons

Filed under: drug abuse treatment centers

The third bill, which has two parts, calls for more drug courts to help people whose crimes center on their drug abuse and the early release of nonviolent inmates whose primary problem is drugs if they undergo extensive treatment and training while in …
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Lawmakers try again to curb meth addiction, improve rehab centers

Filed under: drug abuse treatment centers

The Methamphetamine Education, Treatment, and Hope Act would direct the Department of Health and Human Services to take charge on the screening and treatment of those addicted to methamphetamine and award grants to drug treatment centers in …
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Oklahoma Prescription Drug Abuse

Filed under: drug abuse treatment centers

… are abusing prescription drug pain killers. That's twice the national average, and we're better than that," said Governor Mary Fallin, Oklahoma. The governor has proposed new funding to help strengthen prescription drug abuse treatment centers.
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