Gov. Pat Quinn Aims to Eliminate Illinois Substance Abuse Treatment Money


 

Gov. Pat Quinn Aims to Eliminate Illinois Substance Abuse Treatment Money – (Springfield, IL) – February 28, 2011. Governor Pat Quinn proposes to eliminate all state funding for Illinois alcohol, drug prevention and treatment services, starting on March 15. The Illinois Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Association plans to fight the budget cuts, says CEO Sara Moscato Howe.

 

Duluth panel: Substance abuse eats 15 percent of state budget

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Duluth panel: Substance abuse eats 15 percent of state budget. Law officers, treatment providers and court officials told a panel gathered Friday at the Public Service Building in Duluth about problems with prescription drug abuse, heroin, methadone …
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AG Biden hosts summit on prescription drug abuse

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Day-long summit in Newark focuses on growing epidemic of prescription drug abuse. More than 150 health care providers, addiction treatment professionals and law enforcement leaders are expected at Attorney General Beau Biden's summit to explore the …
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Study: Alcohol, drug abuse counselors don't always require total abstinence

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The researchers surveyed 913 members of the National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Addiction Counselors from across the United States. About 50 percent of the respondents said it would be acceptable if some of their clients who abused alcohol …
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