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2013-02-17 23:02:13

Freedom Treatment Center is a Michigan drug and alcohol addiction facility that harbors acute awareness of drug trends throughout the state.

Opiate Substitution Therapy Can Lower HIV Risk
2012-10-06 09:11:27

Opiate substitution therapies (OST) can reduce a person's risk of contracting HIV through injected drugs, according to a new study published Friday.

2012-05-10 09:49:24

Safer indoor sex work spaces provide important and potentially life-saving benefits to sex workers including reduced exposure to violence and HIV and improved relationships with police.

2011-11-07 11:30:00

Inflexxion's findings may help focus prevention efforts and intervention strategies for prescription opioid abuse reduction. Newton, MA (PRWEB) November

2011-09-06 20:58:13

The scientific and political worlds were transfixed in late 2009 when UK drugs advisor Dr. David Nutt was sacked by Home Secretary Alan Johnson for his controversial views on the harmfulness of different drugs and the lack of evidence behind current drug policy, views first publicized in a Lancet report in 2007.

2011-06-04 00:00:29

Citing Narconon's forty years of success in creating drug-free lives, Narconon's President disagrees with drug treatment models that keep addicts taking drugs instead of supporting proven programs that result in sobriety. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 03, 2011 On Thursday, June 2, 2011, the Global Commission on Drug Policy released a groundbreaking statement of recommendations on how the world's governments should reshape their anti-drug policies.

2011-04-21 23:04:41

Illicit drug overdose deaths declined dramatically after the establishment of North America's first supervised injection facility located in Vancouver, Canada, according to the findings of a groundbreaking new study published in The Lancet.

2010-11-05 08:00:00

LEWISBERRY, Pa., Nov.

2010-10-12 16:24:19

A mobile outreach program staffed by current and former sex workers is associated with increased entry to detoxification and residential drug treatment among women in street-based sex work.


Word of the Day
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'