Lawmakers Agree On $47 Million Boost For Child Welfare

Lawmakers Agree On Million Boost For Child Welfare
And Mark Fontaine, executive director of the Florida Alcohol & Drug Abuse Association, was happy about new funding for substance abuse and mental health treatment programs, which he and others have long argued are the main causes of child abuse and …
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Benzodiazepine Addiction Meds the Same, but Different?
ORLANDO, Florida ― Two medications used to help treat benzodiazepine dependence appear to have comparable efficacy but differing advantages and disadvantages, a new pilot study shows. Results of a retrospective chart … Alcohol was used in 50% of the …
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1 in 3 Canadians suffered some form of child abuse; linked to mental disorders
They were also asked whether they suffered from a variety of mental health disorders, including depression, bipolar disorder, alcohol or drug abuse as well as whether they thought about or had attempted suicide. The researchers found a strong …
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The Low-Down on Legal Highs
As the independent organization's previous studies have concluded, established legal substances present respondents with greater cause for alarm: "Alcohol remained the biggest concern among friends," said Dr. Winstock, an addiction medicine specialist …
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