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Crime and Drug Use Awareness Event Brings Alabama Communities Together

Twenty-five Alabama cities hosted the 22nd annual National Night Out event to heighten awareness of community crime and drug use prevention efforts. …

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San Antonio Area Leaders Seek Unified Approaches to Drug Challenges

A broad-based task force in Bexar County, Texas for the first time will marshal the San Antonio area's drug-fighting resources toward establishing a unified strategy, the San Antonio Express-News reported Aug. 4. …

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Faith-Based Treatment Helps Teens in Georgia

The Nelson L. Price Treatment Center in Marietta, Georgia, is helping teenagers struggling with substance abuse by using a faith-based approach. …

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Colo. Group Seeks Local Solutions to Fragmented, Underfunded Service System

Service providers in Colorado are partnering with leaders in government, business and other sectors of the community to devise lasting solutions to addiction and mental health problems in the Pikes Peak area. …

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Award Ceremony Honors Community Members in Gallatin County, Montana

The second annual Swimming Upstream Awards, held in April by Gallatin County Demand Treatment!, honored community members who had made strides in alcohol prevention and intervention. …

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Nashville Demand Treatment! Leader Receives American Medical Association Award

Stephanie B. C. Bailey of the Nashville Demand Treatment! Leadership Team has received the highest award the AMA can bestow on a public official. …

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Drug Offenders Offered Choice of Prison, Treatment, or Church

A Kentucky judge is allowing some drug offenders to choose attendance at a house of worship over a prison sentence or a stint in treatment. …

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Latino Community Addresses Barriers to Mental Health Treatment

The founder of a nonprofit organization that unites Latinos to help them gain access to mental health and addiction treatment received the 2005 Welcome Back Award for her contribution to cultural sensitivity in the treatment of depression. …

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Baltimore Event Offers Treatment, Highlights Local Clinics

Baltimore officials offered 60 drug treatment slots, free HIV tests, and other services at the city's first Chemical Independence Day. …

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Substance Abuse Coalition Raises Issues in Town Meetings

The Guilford County Substance Abuse Coalition in North Carolina has been holding a serious of town meetings to gather information and develop a plan to tackle substance abuse. …

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