Substance abuse

October 30, 2019 - 3:12 pm
White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) Director Jim Carroll released the following statement after the Trump Administration unveiled , a substance abuse treatment locator. The tool, which can be accessed at, allows Americans to find substance...
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March 24, 2018 - 11:07 am
A new diversion program in Kansas is working to keep women with addictions out of jail by helping them get clean. The Douglas County Women's Substance Use Disorder Prosecutor-Led Diversion and Treatment Program started this month, the Lawrence Journal-World reported. The program is only for women...
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March 04, 2018 - 2:57 am
Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer has signed an executive order creating a task force to combat opioid and methamphetamine abuse. The task force created Thursday will be headed by the leaders of 16 state agencies and also will include medical and law enforcement personnel with expertise on substance abuse...
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