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

...  planned in national drug addiction policy – Georgia Today (subscription) Filed under: Methadone Detox Changes planned in national drug addiction policyGeorgia 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 via non-materialized… Continue reading

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

...  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 lawsuitJohnson City Press (subscription)TCH also claims the city's restrictive zoning ordinances make it practically impossible to locate a… Continue reading


...  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 Feinblatt today… Continue reading

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

...  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

...  painkillers ‘like loaded guns‘ for teens – Health policy solutions Filed under: Painkiller Abuse Prescription painkillers 'like loaded guns' for teensHealth policy solutionsAndrea is the face of what a University of Colorado Denver sociology professor has called an epidemic of prescription drug abuse among young people. Richard Miech. A… Continue reading

Abbotsford Flirts With Harm Reduction Despite Official Policy Against It

...  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