Extra Steps Urged to Cut Alcohol, Drug Use in Military: Report

Extra Steps Urged to Cut Alcohol, Drug Use in Military: Report

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17 (HealthDay News) — Alcohol and drug abuse remain major problems in the U.S. military and further measures are needed to improve the prevention and treatment of these disorders among service members and their families, a new report from the …
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Unified, coordinated substance abuse treatment needed to serve Imperial

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ANTOINE ABOU-DIWAN PHOTO. EL CENTRO – Area drug and alcohol prevention agencies gathered under one roof Friday to talk about the challenges that substance abuse pose on the Imperial Valley, and discuss possible solutions. The program was geared toward …
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Military needs to better address substance abuse by troops, study says

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The panel cites statistics showing opiate pain medication abuse increasing in the military from 2% to 11% from 2005 to 2008, the latest data available. The problem was worse in the Army, which has borne much of the … "Rather than continuing to use a …
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