Drug Courts were first created in 1989 to combat the growing Crack Cocaine crisis in Florida. The idea behind these specialized courts is to create a program for non-violent drug offenders to get the rehabilitative treatment they need in lieu of jail time. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, Drug Courts have become an… Read More »
Lawmakers and law enforcement officers around the nation have made considerable strides in combating the nation’s prescription drug epidemic, but prescription medication abuse is still a huge problem in Utah. Poisoning is the leading cause of accidental death in the state; prescription drug overdoses are the most common cause of poisoning.
This summer, San Diego County sheriff’s deputies will become the first law enforcement officers in California to carry naloxone, a life-saving drug that can reverse the effects of an opiate overdose.
We know that the stress of worrying about how you’ll pay for drug or alcohol rehab is enough to keep you up at night. That’s why we’ve put together a free electronic brochure — “Everything You Need to Know About Paying for Rehab… And Why You Can’t Afford Not to Seek Treatment,” — to guide you and your family through the process of securing funding for a rehab program that will meet your or your loved one’s needs.