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21 MU Students Face Alcohol-Related Hospitalization, Cincinnati Drug Rehab Responds

(EMAILWIRE.COM, February 26, 2017 ) Cincinnati, OH -- Fox19 reports that 21 students at Miami University over the weekend of February 9th to the 12th due to alcohol-related illnesses. While incidents occurred both on and off campus, the Vice President of Student Affairs attributed the incidents to... more

2016: Nearly 2000 Opioid Overdose Deaths in Massachusetts, Drug and Alcohol Rehab Boston Comments

(EMAILWIRE.COM, February 24, 2017 ) Boston, MA -- The Boston Globe reports that 1,465 confirmed opioid overdose deaths and an additional 514 suspected overdose deaths in Massachusetts alone. Across the state opioid abuse has caused five times more deaths than car accidents. Fentanyl is suspected... more

New Hampshire Legislator Pushes for Rehab Funding, Drug and Alcohol Rehab New Hampshire Comments

(EMAILWIRE.COM, February 22, 2017 ) Concord, NH -- NHPR reports that Senator Jay Kahn has introduced a bill that would increase state funding of substance abuse recovery programs derived from taxes on alcohol sales. New Hampshire already has a fund in place, however it has been underfunded since... more

New Hampshire Legislator Pushes for Rehab Funding, Drug and Alcohol Rehab New Hampshire Comments

(EMAILWIRE.COM, February 22, 2017 ) Concord, NH -- NHPR reports that Senator Jay Kahn has introduced a bill that would increase state funding of substance abuse recovery programs derived from taxes on alcohol sales. New Hampshire already has a fund in place, however it has been underfunded since... more

Naloxone Prices Rise as Tennessee Overdoses Increase, Drug Rehab Nashville Responds

(EMAILWIRE.COM, February 17, 2017 ) Nashville, TN -- As reported by WKRN, the price of a life-saving overdose antidote has increased in the midst of an overdose epidemic sweeping Tennessee. Heroin and opiate painkiller overdoses have increased by over 1,000 per year since 2015. The cost of Naloxone... more

Naloxone Prices Rise as Tennessee Overdoses Increase, Drug Rehab Nashville Responds

(EMAILWIRE.COM, February 17, 2017 ) Nashville, TN -- As reported by WKRN, the price of a life-saving overdose antidote has increased in the midst of an overdose epidemic sweeping Tennessee. Heroin and opiate painkiller overdoses have increased by over 1,000 per year since 2015. The cost of Naloxone... more

Naloxone Prices Rise as Tennessee Overdoses Increase, Drug Rehab Nashville Responds

(EMAILWIRE.COM, February 17, 2017 ) Nashville, TN -- As reported by WKRN, the price of a life-saving overdose antidote has increased in the midst of an overdose epidemic sweeping Tennessee. Heroin and opiate painkiller overdoses have increased by over 1,000 per year since 2015. The cost of Naloxone... more

Miami Task Force Aims to Combat Substance Abuse Epidemic, Miami Drug Rehab Responds

(EMAILWIRE.COM, February 08, 2017 ) Miami, FL -- According to CBS Miami, Miami-Dade county has created the Opioid Addiction Task Force to combat the opioid abuse epidemic affecting the county. Fentanyl related deaths increased nearly 700 percent between 2014 and 2015, leading authorities to seek... more

Margate Lifts Sunday Alcohol Sale Ban, Miami Drug Rehab Comments

(EMAILWIRE.COM, February 08, 2017 ) Miami, FL -- NBC Miami reports that the city of Margate has voted to lift the Sunday alcohol sales ban as of first Sunday of February. The change in the city's regulation was determined by a unanimous 3-0 vote. This comes after complaints regarding the inability... more

330 Non-Violent Drug Offenders Pardoned by President Obama, Drug Rehab Nashville Comments

(EMAILWIRE.COM, January 25, 2017 ) Nashville, TN -- As reported by the Washington Post, President Obama spent his final full day as president awarding 330 non-violent drug offenders commutations. This brings his total amount to 1715, more than the last 12 presidents combined. Under the urging of... more

Palm Beach County Launches Heroin Detox Program, West Palm Beach Drug Rehab Comments

(EMAILWIRE.COM, January 25, 2017 ) West Palm Beach, FL -- The Sun-Sentinel reports that Palm Beach County implemented a detox program focused on combating the heroin abuse epidemic affecting the state. The program, which launched in early January, provides Suboxone and drug counseling at the JFK... more

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome A Global Issue, Miami Drug Rehab Responds

(EMAILWIRE.COM, January 22, 2017 ) Miami, FL -- As reported by Tucson, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome has become a global issue with 119,000 children with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome being born each year. Misinformation about the safety of drinking during pregnancy has lead to an increase in the number of diagnosed... more

South New Jersey Heroin Den Shut Down, Drug Rehab Newark Comments

(EMAILWIRE.COM, January 20, 2017 ) Newark, NJ -- CBSPhilly reports that Kevin Porter, 27, is facing drug trafficking charges following the dismantling of a heroin manufacturing facility hidden in Lavallette. Porter mixed, packaged and shipped heroin from an apartment complex on the 100 block of Philadelphia... more

Repeal of Affordable Care Act Threatens Millions, Miami Drug Rehab Responds

(EMAILWIRE.COM, January 20, 2017 ) Miami, FL -- The New York Times reports that as many as 18 million people are in danger of losing their medical insurance with the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. Up to 32 million may be uninsured in 10 years and the cost of insurance... more

Pennsylvania Prosecutor Turns Focus on Opioid Abuse Epidemic, Drug and Alcohol Rehab Boston Comments

(EMAILWIRE.COM, January 12, 2017 ) Boston, MA -- The Boston Globe reports that nearly a decade after losing his 16 year old son to heroin overdose, Pennsylvania interim attorney Bruce Brandler is turning his focus on ending the opioid abuse epidemic plaguing the state. He has vowed that his focus... more

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