OUR OPINION: Maine Loses a Crucial Tool With the Closure of Halfway House

OUR OPINION: Maine loses a crucial tool with the closure of halfway house
Substance abuse cost Maine $ 1.4 billion in 2010 — up 56 percent from 2005 — but only 3.4 percent of that was spent on substance abuse prevention, treatment and recovery. The rest went to dealing with the fallout from addiction in jails, hospitals … Read more on Morning Sentinel

Rehab facility near Woodside wins commission's OK
The San Mateo County Planning Commission has approved a conditional use permit to convert a meditation center in the unincorporated woods above Woodside to a non-medical rehabilitation center for clients with drug and alcohol-addiction problems. Read more on The Almanac Online

New Helpline in Miamisburg Points Aids Addicts Looking for Recovery
The Miamisburg Drug Rehab and Detox Helpline also has an informative website, http://www.drugrehab-miamisburg.com, where people can find information on inpatient treatment facilities and programs. When an addict knows about all of the options … Read more on PR Web (press release)