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The Daily News | A generation to save: Everyone needs to do their part to help combat drug addiction issues

State and federal legislators need to push insurance companies to cover full in-patient treatment to give people their best chance at beating addiction. The Orleans County Sheriff’s Office has secured funding for Vivitrol — an antidote which prevents relapses of drug abuse and alcoholism for a month. 54 more words

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Mother of overdose victim: Heroin a 'death sentence' | Health - WESH Home

Molly Malone still cries when she talks about her son. Last October, the Atlanta woman got a phone call that every parent dreads. Her son Patrick Hall had been found dead in a hotel room, victim of a heroin overdose. 14 more words

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State and South Florida statistics show a staggering increase in deaths as a congressional hearing in Washington focused on state’s growing drug problem.

William Logan Kennedy, a chronic drug abuser who cycled in and out of Miami jails, died last year slumped over his bed in an Overtown home. 128 more words

Heroin Addiction

What they say is true poem by: C.A.B

You can be free of the world’s devils,
And still be tripping over the one who makes your heart flutter.
The one who makes you step up to the mic an at your next mutter step down. 99 more words

SMOKING DEAD SCORPIONS LATEST PAKISTAN ADDICTION

Pakistan Dawn: “74-year-old Sohbat Khan, “I started scorpion smoking in the mid-’60s.” It was during General Ayub Khan’s era, and Khan was only 20 years old. 170 more words

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Trash For A Friday Morning

Hello Mommies and Daddies and Little Kiddies everywhere! It’s me, Old Brother John again with some more delightfully educational and stimulating tidbits from around the nation and around the world. 952 more words

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County Heroin Summit unites hundreds against epidemic

ROCKAWAY – Hundreds of people, including law enforcement, educators, and many in recovery and their families gathered Tuesday evening at Christ Church for the Morris County Heroin Summit, a discussion by top officials about the growing heroin epidemi… 8 more words

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