Policy

Changes Planned in National Drug Addiction Policy – Georgia Today (Subscription)

Changes planned in national drug addiction policy – Georgia Today (subscription)
Filed under: Methadone Detox

Changes planned in national drug addiction policy
Georgia Today (subscription)
Also some transformation awaits the state drug treatment program, which includes impatient detox, primary rehabilitation, alternative therapy implementation and the insurance of alternative medicine… Continue reading

Methadone Clinic Operator Challenges Johnson City’s Zoning Policy in Lawsuit – Johnson City Press (Subscription)

Methadone clinic operator challenges Johnson City’s zoning policy in lawsuit – Johnson City Press (subscription)
Filed under: Methadone Clinics


Johnson City Press (subscription)
Methadone clinic operator challenges Johnson City's zoning policy in lawsuit
Johnson City Press (subscription)
TCH also claims the city's restrictive zoning ordinances make it practically impossible to… Continue reading

MAYOR BLOOMBERG, DEPUTY MAYOR GIBBS and CHIEF POLICY ADVISOR … – PressZoom (Press Release)

MAYOR BLOOMBERG, DEPUTY MAYOR GIBBS AND CHIEF POLICY ADVISOR … – PressZoom (press release)
Filed under: Painkiller Abuse

MAYOR BLOOMBERG, DEPUTY MAYOR GIBBS AND CHIEF POLICY ADVISOR
PressZoom (press release)
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Linda I. Gibbs and Chief Policy Advisor John… Continue reading

Inmate's Death Highlights Detox Policy at Santa Cruz County Jail

Detoxing From Heroin in the News

Inmate's death highlights detox policy at Santa Cruz County Jail
Filed under: detoxing from heroin

An officer arrived and found Monnett cutting the bottom off an aluminum can to make a "cooker" to prepare and inject heroin, police said. An officer ordered him to… Continue reading

Prescription Painkillers ‘Like Loaded Guns’ for Teens – Health Policy Solutions

Prescription painkillers ‘like loaded guns’ for teens – Health policy solutions
Filed under: Painkiller Abuse

Prescription painkillers 'like loaded guns' for teens
Health policy solutions
Andrea is the face of what a University of Colorado Denver sociology professor has called an epidemic of prescription drug abuse among young people. Richard… Continue reading

Abbotsford Flirts With Harm Reduction Despite Official Policy Against It

Methadone Detox Clinics in the News

Abbotsford flirts with harm reduction despite official policy against it
Filed under: methadone detox clinics

Supporters claim harm reduction — needle exchange, methadone therapy and safe-injection sites — saves lives and prevents disease, in addition to providing addicts with an avenue to access treatment.… Continue reading