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Life-Saving Drug Out of Reach – NYTimes.com. “Overdose now kills more people in the United States than car accidents, making it the leading cause of injury-related mortality according to the latest statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The number of deaths — 37,485 in 2009 — could be cut dramatically if Naloxone were available over-the-counter and placed in every first aid kit.” View the rest of Maia Szalavitz’s story on the use of Naloxone, by click on the image or title of this article.
Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation : Drug Rehabs for Addiction Help. Rehab Programs Inc. is a community service provider with an objective of finding the right rehab program for those suffering from drug and alcohol addictions. With over 20 years in the substance abuse field, we understand the needs of people and their families.
Recovery Month 2011 – Get Involved. SAMHSA has been sponsoring National Recovery Month, every September. The intention is to promote the societal benefits of treatment for substance use and mental disorders, celebrates people in recovery, lauds the contributions of treatment providers, and promotes the message that recovery in all its forms is possible. It is a worthwhile investment, since addictions is such an intertwined affliction to the American People. An practicing addict will drag down many others. Alcohol, methamphetamine, and many pill addictions that lead to heroin, etc.. are all drugs that suck in so much of Americas resources. Link by Mary S.