One Snapshot in a Tragic National Picture: Long Island Sees Exploding Heroin Use

One snapshot in a tragic national picture: Long Island sees exploding heroin use

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Teens in the program have mandatory jobs, like service crew, and can work their way up to leadership positions among their peers. There's a primary focus on youths taking responsibility … So we help shift the family's support system." From heroin …
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NIDA Introduces its Guide for Treating Adolescent Substance Use Disorders

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The National Institute on Drug Abuse has released a research-based guide for adolescent drug abuse treatment entitled Principles of Adolescent Substance Use Disorder Treatment. teen drinking. The guide features 13 principles based on scientific …
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Jury gets case of Utah man charged in teen's death

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OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A jury has begun deliberating whether a Utah man is guilty of child abuse homicide in the death of a teenage baby sitter who prosecutors allege died after the man gave her a lethal dose of drugs. Prosecutors said in closing …
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