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  • National News Trump focus on mental health after school shooting denounced Published on Feb. 20, 2018 | Updated 8:57 a. m. Frustration is mounting in the medical community as the Trump administration again points to mental illness in response to yet… 20 Feb 2018 14:16 Chronicle-Telegram Frustration is mounting in the medical community as the Trump administration again points to mental illness in response to yet another mass shooting. “The concept that mental illness is a precursor to violent behavior is nonsense,” said Dr. Louis Kraus, …
  • Fixes: A City Stalked by Overdoses Fights Back 20 Feb 2018 13:37 New York Times Like most places, Philadelphia is arresting drug dealers, reducing opioid pain prescriptions, running ads about the dangers of opioid abuse and distributing naloxone. Many cities and towns struggle to increase the number of doctors qualified to offer …
  • National News 10 things to know, Tuesday, Feb. 20 20 Feb 2018 13:27 Chronicle-Telegram 10 Things to Know for Tuesday Eds: With AP Photos. By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: 1. SCHOOL SHOOTING PUTS PRESSURE ON FLORIDA LAWMAKERS TO ACT The deadly …
  • National News Trump focus on mental health after school shooting denounced 20 Feb 2018 13:27 Chronicle-Telegram Trump focus on mental health after school shooting denounced Eds: Adds context on Trump actions, contributing line, new headline. With AP Photos. By LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical Writer Frustration is mounting in the medical community as the Trump …
  • Saint Jude Retreats, Originators of the First Non-12 Step Approach to Drug and Alcohol Problems in the U.S., Will Be Changing Their Name to the Freedom Model Retreats March 1, 2018 20 Feb 2018 11:55 Kait Information contained on this page is provided by an independent third-party content provider. Frankly and this Site make no warranties or representations in connection therewith. If you are affiliated with this page and would like it removed please …
  • 17 bills lawmakers have introduced this year to address the opioid epidemic 20 Feb 2018 11:54 Tennessean The country is in the midst of an opioid epidemic. Did the FDA play a role in how we got here? Ayrika Whitney/USA TODAY NETWORK - Tennessee Here are 17 bills lawmakers have introduced to address the opioid epidemic as they appear on the state’s …
  • A City Stalked by Overdoses Fights Back 20 Feb 2018 11:28 International Herald Tribune Like most places, Philadelphia is arresting drug dealers, reducing opioid pain prescriptions, running ads about the dangers of opioid abuse and distributing naloxone. Many cities and towns struggle to increase the number of doctors qualified to offer …
  • Substance abuse family support group awaits training 20 Feb 2018 10:23 Kuensel A month and a half after the Bhutan Narcotic Control Authority (BNCA) launched the first family support group (FSG) in Lungtenphug, Thimphu to address substance abuse issues in the family, the programme has not yet made any progress. The programme, …
  • Focus on mental health criticized 20 Feb 2018 08:42 NWAOnline Frustration is mounting in the medical community as President Donald Trump's administration again points to mental illness in response to a mass shooting. "The concept that mental illness is a precursor to violent behavior is nonsense," said …
  • New support group encourages students, helps in fight against substance abuse 20 Feb 2018 03:49 Sentinel CYAAR Program Coordinator Michael Polacek talks with a KSU student, Monday, Feb. 19th. Photo credit: Joseph Potchen Kennesaw State’s Center for Young Adult Addiction and Recovery started a new support group in February for families and individuals who …
  • DHSS seeking proposals to improve state substance use system of care 20 Feb 2018 02:31 Dover Post Submitted News The Department of Health and Social Services is calling for proposals to implement a Centers of Excellence model to improve the substance use system of care serving all three counties as a way to engage and treat more than 900 new …
  • 10 Things to Know for Tuesday - 20 February 2018 20 Feb 2018 01:39 Charleston Daily Mail By Associated Press Published: 19:58 EST, 19 February 2018 | Updated: 20:04 EST, 19 February 2018 Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: 1. SCHOOL SHOOTING PUTS PRESSURE ON FLORIDA …
  • Sheffield United: Psychology will decide this season’s race for the top-six, manager Chris Wilder says 20 Feb 2018 00:17 Guardian Stout hearts and strong minds will decide which four teams reach the Championship play-offs, Chris Wilder has insisted, after claiming this season’s promotion race is still too close to call. The Sheffield United manager, whose side are eighth in the …
  • Trump focus on mental health after school shooting denounced 19 Feb 2018 23:34 Gadsden Times Lindsey Tanner, The Associated Press Frustration is mounting in the medical community as the Trump administration again points to mental illness in response to yet another mass shooting. "The concept that mental illness is a precursor to violent …
  • Why is a quarter of Canada's prison population Indigenous? 19 Feb 2018 22:18 Calgary Herald This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the original site. —— Author: Vicki Chartrand, Associate …
  • Doctors: Stop blaming shootings on mental illness 19 Feb 2018 21:21 Video Games UK & Ireland Yahoo Frustration is mounting in the medical community as the Trump administration again points to mental illness in response to yet another mass shooting. "The concept that mental illness is a precursor to violent behavior is nonsense," said Dr. …
  • Doctors blast Trump's mental illness focus to fight... 19 Feb 2018 19:43 Charleston Daily Mail Frustration is mounting in the medical community as the Trump administration again points to mental illness in response to yet another mass shooting. "The concept that mental illness is a precursor to violent behavior is nonsense," said Dr. …
  • Trump focus on mental health after school shooting denounced 19 Feb 2018 19:34 Theindependent.com Frustration is mounting in the medical community as the Trump administration again points to mental illness in response to yet another mass shooting. "The concept that mental illness is a precursor to violent behavior is nonsense," said Dr. …
  • Trump focus on mental health after school shooting denounced 19 Feb 2018 19:25 Washington Times Frustration is mounting in the medical community as the Trump administration again points to mental illness in response to yet another mass shooting. “The concept that mental illness is a precursor to violent behavior is nonsense,” said Dr. Louis Kraus, …
  • Trump focus on mental health after school shooting denounced 19 Feb 2018 19:06 The Republic Frustration is mounting in the medical community as the Trump administration again points to mental illness in response to yet another mass shooting. “The concept that mental illness is a precursor to violent behavior is nonsense,” said Dr. Louis Kraus, …
  • DOC expanding methadone programs, including at York 19 Feb 2018 18:51 Day In the coming weeks, years of behind-the-scenes work will pay off as the state Department of Correction expands its methadone programs in a major way. In general, the programs allow offenders who already were on methadone — an opioid medication that helps …
  • What are your experiences of supplement use in school sport? 19 Feb 2018 17:31 The Guardian Experts have warned that PE teachers found selling pupils supplements ‘might encourage doping’. We want to hear your views and experiences Researchers also discovered that just over one-third of schoolboys showing a degree of willingness to try a “risky” …
  • Doctors blast Trump's mental illness focus to fight violence 19 Feb 2018 17:23 AP News / Indystar Frustration is mounting in the medical community as the Trump administration again points to mental illness in response to yet another mass shooting. "The concept that mental illness is a precursor to violent behavior is nonsense," said Dr. …
  • College roommates underestimate each other's distress, new psychology research shows 19 Feb 2018 17:22 Medical Xpress Credit: CC0 Public Domain College roommates are sensitive to their roommates' distress but tend to underestimate the level of distress being experienced by others, finds a newly published study from New York University psychology researchers. The work …
  • Alvarez: Drug prevention through education 19 Feb 2018 16:46 SunStar Daily EVEN with the obvious efforts of the government to educate young Filipinos of the effects of drug-abuse, still it is not included integrated in our academic curriculum. For years, the DARE, a US source-based drug abuse prevention material, is the most …