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Does Substance Abuse Counseling Really Help?

Does Substance Abuse Counseling Really Help? If someone were able to get rid of substance abuse without professional help from a therapist or counselor then that would probably a great accomplishment. However, not everyone is designed physically or psychologically to take on their addiction directly – they usually need substance abuse counseling. There are several…



Detroit Substance Abuse Treatment Programs – Lifeline for Teenagers

Detroit Substance Abuse Treatment Programs – Lifeline for Teenagers One’s teenage years are the time when an individual is extremely curious and adventurous, which leaves them vulnerable to substance abuse. Many go through emotional ups and downs due to hormonal changes in their body, and they may use drugs to deal with these new feelings…



Michigan Substance Abuse Evaluation for Driver’s License Reinstatement

Michigan Substance Abuse Evaluation for Driver’s License Reinstatement If you get a DUI in Michigan, restoration of your driver’s license is not impossible. In order to have your driver’s license reinstated in Michigan, there are a list of guidelines and tasks you must complete to prove to the courts that your alcohol abuse is under…



Louisville, KY Latest City of Heroin Overdoses

Louisville, KY Latest City of Heroin Overdoses – 52 Calls in 32 Hours The latest surge of heroin drug overdoses is in Louisville, Kentucky; where Louisville Metro Emergency Services reported they responded to 52 overdose calls in 32 hours (more than double for the prior week). The heroin epidemic has quickly gained momentum through America,…



Opioids Overdose Deaths Epidemic Explainer

Opioids Overdose Deaths Epidemic Explainer – The Next Steps Cuyahoga County, Ohio is the latest location to shine a spotlight on the nation’s skyrocketing opioid problem. CNN reported last week on February 8th at least 14 people had overdosed over the weekend in Cuyahoga County on opioids. We are barely into the 2nd month of…



4 Kids Found Living in Detroit Home with Fentanyl Lab

4 Kids Found Living in Detroit Home with Fentanyl Lab   “The Michigan State Police Chemical Unit is on their way to the home to remove the substances” – WJBK, Detroit Fox News You know it’s bad when the Michigan State Police Chemical Unit is on the way to your house to remove ‘substances’ and your…



Good Samaritan Act Law in Michigan

Good Samaritan Act Law in Michigan When many people think about the Good Samaritan Act, they think about someone choking and another person not having to think twice to save him. They know that if they help, any unintentional harm can’t lead to a lawsuit. While this is the general idea of the Good Samaritan…



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Michigan Drug Raids Expose Deeper Issues

Michigan Drug Raids Expose Deeper Issues January 17 was a bad day for drug dealers in Gallia County. In a span of 24 hours, Sheriff Matt Champlin of Gallia County and his deputies raided an alleged trafficking site and meth lab. This resulted in arrests and seizures of drugs and cash. Cracking down on the…



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Michigan Diagnostics Alcohol and Drug Services Offers Alternative to Serving Jail Time

Michigan Diagnostics Alcohol and Drug Services Offers Alternative to Serving Jail Time The Bureau of Prisons reports nearly half of people in prison are in for drug-related offenses. The cost of incarceration is high, and it’s rising with the average cost of an inmate as $31,286 per year. Not to mention, prisoners are not part…



The importance of Verifying Urine Samples

  By: Kumar W. Giri May 21, 2016   We have all heard the stories of how offenders tamper with their own urine samples.  Diluted samples have become a common instance, usually by the time the sample has been checked by a lab it is too late.  What choice are the courts and probation left…