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Drug Use

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  • Youths recovering from addiction get help finding sober friends, social life

    After a Park Ridge teen's alcohol and drug use led to repeated arrests and chaotic relationships with his parents and siblings, he got into a 12-step recovery program when he was 22.
  • Manchester Shelter To Close Rather Than Admit People Who Are Drunk Or On Drugs

    Manchester Shelter To Close Rather Than Admit People Who Are Drunk Or On Drugs
    MANCHESTER — Rather than comply with a state directive to admit homeless people who are active alcohol- and drug-abusers, the organization that runs the local emergency shelter will close the 40-bed facility by July 1. The board of directors of...

    Future of needle exchange bill is uncertain in Senate

    Future of needle exchange bill is uncertain in Senate
    The leader of the Indiana Senate says he's uncertain how his chamber will vote on a proposal to legalize needle-exchange programs. Indiana bars needle-exchange programs, but Gov. Mike Pence last month authorized a short-term exchange to help combat an...

    When you're an addict but serving alcohol is part of job

    When Scott Magnuson sat down to dinner at his H Street pub, the Argonaut, with his wife, Shaaren, and their daughter, Ara, one summer night in 2011, a casual observer of the little family scene would hardly have guessed that his marriage was imploding....

    Drug, alcohol, tobacco use dropping among students, survey says

    Drug, alcohol, tobacco use dropping among students, survey says
    Sometimes coming in 46th place out of 67 counties is a good thing, such as when the topic is underage drinking and drug abuse. In 2014, Lake County ranked No. 46 in the annual Florida Youth Substance Abuse Survey, which rates counties for the amount...