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Colin Hoobler: Exercise therapy key in managing opioid crisis

Locally, the Oregon Health Authority states that “unintentional opioid-related overdose is one of Oregon’s leading causes of injury mortality”. Nationally, the bipartisan opioid commission recommended that an emergency be declared in an effort to save lives, as the number of American deaths due to opioids has increased over 400% since 1999 (CDC, 2015). 38 more words

The Oregonian

Drug Addiction Treatment – Does Your Program Offer Aftercare?

One of the best programs for drug treatment San Francisco will without any doubt offer some sort of support as well as planning after the completion of the initial program. 176 more words

Alcohol

Why Treatment Beats Prison, and Why A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words

What a sweet surprise today.  While opening Facebook I saw the following piece from Today’s City Pages website.  For those who don’t know, City Pages is the long-time surviving and leading alternative weekly in the Twin Cities.   299 more words

Drug Treatment – Don’t Let Relapse Keep You Down

Relapse is one of the most common parts of the recovery process through drug treatment Fresno. While relapse is discouraging and frustrating, it can be an opportunity to learn from your mistakes, identify additional triggers, and correct your treatment course. 150 more words

Alcohol

Oregon bill decriminalizes possession of heroin, cocaine and other drugs

First-time offenders caught with small amounts of heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine and other illegal drugs will face less jail time and smaller fines under a new bill approved by the Oregon legislature that aims to curb mass incarceration. 14 more words

Oregon Legislature

Oregon to give more addicts treatment, not jail time

Lawmaker, Deschutes DA differ on bill’s benefits

Depending on who you ask, the nation’s so-called war on drugs has not worked very well. The U.S. has the highest incarceration rate in the world, and many prisoners are behind bars for drug use and possession. 37 more words

Oregon Legislature

Blue Shield Improperly Denied Mental Health, Drug Treatment Claims, Suit Alleges

By Elaine Korry 

Blue Shield of California and its claims administrator wrongly restricted patients’ access to outpatient and residential mental health treatment, a class-action lawsuit… 1,058 more words

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