Breaking the Cycles of Addiction and Recidivism | Commentary

Breaking the Cycles of Addiction and Recidivism | Commentary
Some issues transcend political divisions. How best to prevent drug addiction before it starts and provide treatment to those who want to turn their lives around is one of those issues. Over the last few decades, we’ve learned a lot about what works …
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Ohio mother describes journey into heroin addiction, prostitution, jail: ‘Heroin was my best friend’
But this wasn’t always Combs’ life. Her journey into drug addiction began six years ago, in the back of a car in Dayton with some friends. That’s when she snorted heroin for the first time. Combs described her initial high as “unbelievable.”
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As Badals prosper, queues at drug addiction OPDs become longer
On an April evening, it is all quiet at the modern multi-storey Civil Hospital as the sun is setting and a staff nurse grimly narrates the gravity of the drug menace in this once prosperous state of Punjab. ‘‘The quiet that you see now on these …
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Senate Committee Holds Hearing in Holyoke on Drug Abuse
It's part of the Senate Special Committee on Drug Abuse and Treatment Options in the Commonwealth. Police, educators, medical professionals and more are working to improve prevention and treatment programs for drug addiction in the community.
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Decision Looms on Bill Targeting Pregnant Drug Users
PHOTO: Gov. Bill Haslam has until Tuesday to decide whether to sign legislation that allows a pregnant woman to be charged with a crime for drug use if it harms her baby. Photo credit: Daniel Lobo/Flickr …
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