Join Together News Roundup for May 28, 2010

Keep an eye on those coolers this weekend: youth ER visits related to drinking spike over the Memorial Day holiday, SAMHSA reports … Treatment services continue to get gutted by California’s fiscal crisis: first prison-based programs, and now methadone maintenance funded by MediCal face the budget axe … More empirical evidence to support secondhand-smoking laws: hospital admissions for asthma and other related conditions declined after the state’s smoking ban was enacted … Unintended consequences may be at work in Juarez, Mexico, where successful border enforcement is being blamed for murders in the city.

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