[Fwd: JT Direct: Nearly Half in Treatment Have Multiple Addictions]
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Subject: JT Direct: Nearly Half in Treatment Have Multiple Addictions
Date: Mon, 04 Dec 2006 12:06:11 GMT
From: Join Together <updates@...>
To: Roxanne Baker <bluelady16.1@...>
*Daily Edition* December 4, 2006
*Nearly Half in Treatment Have Multiple Addictions, SAMHSA Says*
A new study released by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
Administration says that about half of all addiction-treatment patients
are addicted to both alcohol and other drugs.
*'No-Knock' Drug Raids Challenged After Shooting of Elderly Woman*
The killing of a 92-year-old Atlanta woman during a police drug raid has
led to new questions about the practice of 'no-knock' raids.
*Meth Labs Proliferate in Mexico*
A crackdown on U.S. methamphetamine labs has sparked a proliferation of
meth production in Mexico, from ranches in Baja California to industrial
parks in Guadalajara.
*Mich. Lawmakers Shelve Medical-Marijuana Bill*
The good news for medical-marijuana advocates in Michigan is that they
finally got a hearing in the state legislature; the bad news was that
lawmakers killed the measure, anyway.
More headlines <http://members.jointogether.org/ct/87Aok1M1QRE_/>
*Blacks' HIV Risk Dramatically Higher Than Whites Despite Safer Sex
Lives * <http://members.jointogether.org/ct/k1Aok1M1QREs/>
Young black adults are far more likely to be infected with a sexually
transmitted disease, including HIV, than young white adults, even when
they engage in the same or even safer behavior, according to researchers.
*Children Born to Prenatal Smokers More Likely to Smoke Later in Life*
Nicotine crossing the placenta and affecting the brain of the unborn
child may explain why children of women who smoke during pregnancy tend
to become smokers themselves.
More research news <http://members.jointogether.org/ct/ipAok1M1QREw/>
*HOW DO WE KNOW WE ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE?*
State and Local Drug Indicator Profiles
Combining Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Treatment With Diversion for
Juveniles in the Justice <http://members.jointogether.org/ct/k7Aok1M1QRE3/>
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Roxanne Baker C.M.A.
Vice President/Chapter Coordinator
METHADONE *IS* MEDICINE