State to Reform Prisoner Treatment


State to reform prisoner treatment – As the result of a lawsuit, the state Department of Corrections has agreed to make some major changes to how they’ll treat mentally disabled prisoners.


The Cost of Getting Clean
The detox center in Humboldt County is run by Alcohol and Drug Care Services, a nonprofit that also runs the Lee Brown C Street, the Bonnie Brown and the J Street Program residential treatment centers, as well as a clean and sober house for families … Read more on North Coast Journal

Eastern Mass. highest in nation for opiate overdose hospital admissions
With eastern Massachusetts leading the nation in the incidence of drug-related emergency room visits involving heroin and other opiates medical experts are urging the use alternative pain therapies and an overdose-reversing drug to slow the deadly … Read more on Burlington Union