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Empire Editorial: We can fix Juneau's homeless problems

...did odd jobs and drank until he hurt himself. Ambulances and police occasionally came to help him, as did substance-abuse counselors. In 10 years, Nevada's taxpayers spent more than $1 million on Barr.Juneau has its share of "Million-Dollar...
First time for a third party

...a viable alternative."Before joining the Constitution party, Myers, a Haines-based mental health and substance abuse counselor, was a member of the Alaskan Independence Party. Before that, he was a member of the Libertarian party and...
Dixie Hood horizon. Working two, sometimes three part-time jobs including self-employment as mental health and substance abuse counselor, mediator for Alaska Court System, respite caregiver, poll worker on Election Day (but not when I'm on...
NCADD counselor: Alcoholism affects seniors, too

Bev Mueller, a substance abuse counselor with the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence in Juneau, joined the Juneau Commission on Aging at the Juneau Senior...
Inmate makes plaques for elders

...ends for much of his life, Branlund has a goal: To attend the University of Alaska Southeast and become a substance abuse counselor. "Now that I have disabled veterans' education benefits, I can hopefully help some other vets," he said...
Students get involved with Red Ribbon Week

...tortured and murdered. Audra Henderson, a substance abuse counselor at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School and an employee...many dangers of drug abuse. Heather Kroll, substance abuse counselor at Thunder Mountain High School, also an NCADD...
Legalization advocates hope to tax marijuana

...campaign. "We really don't have as clear a blueprint as I wish we had." Howard Scaman of Juneau, a former substance abuse counselor who supports the initiative, said he hopes to persuade the Legislature to establish a system to issue personal...
Returning from the fringe

...buddies to the cave. Kreick, 47, came from California to Juneau in 1988. Kreick said she wanted to be a substance abuse counselor because she understands what people are going through. Since DeVries met Kreick, he kicked his amphetamine...
Substance abuse plays role in domestic violence

...become more violent, and it is often used as an excuse to behave violently," said Pam Stigall, a former substance abuse counselor for the Women Empowered Safe and Sober program offered through AWARE and Juneau Recovery Hospital. No matter...
Inaccurate portrayal behaviors in the future. Youth counselors are many things, but they are not thugs. Youth counselors are substance abuse counselors, anger management technicians, security personnel, officers of the court, surrogate or supplemental family...


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