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More Cities and States Are Considering Safe Injection Sites

How do you all feel about safe injection sites? Weigh in on the comments below!!! source   Currently there are 90 safe injection sites around the world, but there are none in the United States. the safe consumption room inside Vancouver's Insite With the opioid epidemic showing little sign of letting up and traditional approaches… Continue reading More Cities and States Are Considering Safe Injection Sites

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If There Were a Cure for Alcoholism Would I Drink Again ?

Source If There Were a Cure for Alcoholism Would I Drink Again ? By Winged Victory 01/12/18 I read an article this time last year that suggested that depleted PRDM2 enzyme may cause alcohol addiction and that scientists may be close to finding a cure for alcohol-dependence. At the time I was 18 months sober… Continue reading If There Were a Cure for Alcoholism Would I Drink Again ?

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Los Angeles Fire Department Launches SOBER Unit

Source: The Fix The new program was designed to reduce unnecessary emergency room visits and reduce the strain placed on EMTs and the 911 system.   The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) unveiled a long-gestating pilot program to lessen the strain on the 911 system and its associated emergency medical technicians (EMTs) by devoting a… Continue reading Los Angeles Fire Department Launches SOBER Unit