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Substance Abuse (INACTIVE)

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  • Panel explores stigmas that come with seeking psychological help in Armenian community

    Some Armenian Americans can be reluctant to seek psychological help, but an event slated for Saturday featuring a panel of experts and doctors will try to dispel some of the stigmas and myths sometimes associated with seeking assistance during a time of...
  • Senior Week at beach creates havoc — and business

    Senior Week at beach creates havoc — and business
    — Brent Ashley may have aged into the enforcer role at a certain point, but he still remembers when he was the miscreant. "I was halfway up the stairs and felt the hand on my shoulder," Ashley said of the night about 40 years ago when he got kicked...
  • Obamacare laid bare: The biggest falsehood of all time

    Obamacare laid bare: The biggest falsehood of all time
    WASHINGTON — Every disaster has its moment of clarity. Physicist Richard Feynman dunks an O-ring into ice water and everyone understands instantly why the shuttle Challenger exploded. Last week, the Obamacare O-ring froze for all the world to see:...
  • Getting reform right with community schools

     Getting reform right with community schools
    As Dan Rodricks' recent column makes clear, we have a wonderful opportunity to help transform the city with the new $1.1 billion construction and renovation funding for Baltimore City's schools ("Using the schools as leverage," Oct. 31). To do that,...
  • Community outreach earns St. John's Episcopal Youth Group recognition from Ravens

    Community outreach earns St. John's Episcopal Youth Group recognition from Ravens
    Nine St. John's Episcopal Youth Group teenagers spent several hours hearing testimonies and serving lunch to poor and homeless people at the Helping Up Mission in Baltimore on the last Sunday in October. It's one of many good deeds done recently by...
  • Man living in garage with baby is arrested, suspected of using meth

    Man living in garage with baby is arrested, suspected of using meth
    A 26-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of methamphetamine possession and other crimes after he and his 1-year-old child were found living in a garage in Riverside County, authorities said Monday. Clayton Chavez and the child were found in the...
  • Toronto mayor admits to crack cocaine use; no sign he will step down

    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford admitted Tuesday that he has smoked crack cocaine "in one of my drunken stupors," six months after reports of a video depicting him puffing on a crack pipe. At an impromptu news conference on the steps of City Hall, Ford...
  • Man accused of doing meth while living with toddler is due in court

    Man accused of doing meth while living with toddler is due in court
    A 26-year-old man suspected of possessing methamphetamine while living in a garage with a 1-year-old child is due in court Wednesday in Riverside County. Authorities found Chavez on Saturday in a garage in the 3200 block of Central Street in Wildomar ...
  • Community groups discuss ways to fight heroin

    Community groups discuss ways to fight heroin
    Vicki Foley can trace her son Chris' drug use back to junior high, when he started smoking cigarettes. The cigarettes led to marijuana and the marijuana eventually led to heroin. The heroin led to his death. "Heroin took his life," Foley said of the...
  • Being a super-user isn't always so super

    Being a super-user isn't always so super
    A 58-year-old Maryland woman breaks her ankle, develops a blood clot and, unable to find a doctor to monitor her blood-thinning drug, winds up in an emergency room 30 times in six months. A 55-year-old Mississippi man with severe hypertension and kidney...
  • '20/20's' Elizabeth Vargas has been in rehab for alcohol abuse for weeks

     
    Elizabeth Vargas' absence from "20/20" for the past few weeks finally has an explanation. Quite a serious one, at that....