Made in Alaska: Lisle Hebert's "Crazy"

...convinced our current method of handling the mentally ill, alcoholism, and homelessness doesn't work. He believes our system...homeless.Homelessness, and the role mental illness and alcoholism play, is a huge issue with no easy answers. So what can...
Penn's top picks

...of a team of reporters and photographers who received a Pulitzer Prize for their series "People in Peril," a report on alcoholism among Alaska Natives.Homesick, he left the ADN to take a job closer to home with the Fresno Bee, where he stayed for six...
My Turn: Smoking on campus a safety issue

...passing and implementing a smoke and tobacco-free campus policy.? Kristin Cox lives in Juneau and is a naturopathic doctor and tobacco prevention and control specialist for the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence.
NCADD counselor: Alcoholism affects seniors, too

...counselor with the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence in Juneau, joined...Alaska has a particularly high rate of alcoholism and drug use, and Mueller said that...Mueller said that when thinking about alcoholism, many people do not think of senior citizens...
Downtown dilemma: Many resources readily available to help alcoholism

Alcoholism is a disease that can hit anyone, and the impacts of the...people in the United States either abuse alcohol or have alcoholism, a disease.What does alcoholism actually do?"What alcohol and drugs do, it does it to...
Alaska Mental Health Board and Advisory Board on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse to hold winter meeting

The Alaska Mental Health Board and Advisory Board on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse will hold their winter meeting in Juneau...comments on issues related to mental health and/or alcoholism and drug abuse. Public comment will be held between...
My Turn: Legislatiave wish list to help the disabled

...main categories: The mentally ill, individuals with cognitive impairments, persons with Alzheimer's and persons who have alcoholism. A common thread is an individual needing assistance from the state because of their disability.The Department of Health...
Remembering the Hoonah Boys

...He saw a few of the old Hoonah boys as they passed through Juneau over the years, but many struggled to cope and turned to alcoholism."A lot of the boys drank themselves to death," Horton said. "I think back in my mind to them ... it makes me cry...
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Assembly to consider raising tobacco tax at Rainforest Naturopathic Medicine, and Matt Felix, former executive director of Juneau's National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence.Cox said in her presentation a 20 percent increase in cost cuts tobacco use by 10 percent, and causes...
Oregon cities mull local pot tax before its legal

...After expenses, the state would give 40 percent of the proceeds to schools; 20 percent to programs involving mental health, alcoholism and drug services; 15 percent to state police; 10 percent each to city and county law enforcement; and 5 percent to the...


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