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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.

 

Kentucky Invests Million to Treat Drug Addiction in Prisoners | Testing It Up

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According to the Kentucky Department of Corrections, 30 percent of Kentucky inmates struggling with drug addiction return to jail. But a 2011 study from the University of Kentucky said this figure drops to 20 percent among inmates who receive treatment …
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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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