Review: The sad beauty of 'Cabin, Clearing, Forest'

...grew up here about the threats he experienced or witnessed in his home town and his answer might be very different: substance abuse, depression, and the specific kind of claustrophobia that comes from living in a remote place with no roads.Former...
'We're here because we remember'

...come together in the face of diversities gives them the tools they need to lead others to similar success, he said.Substance abuse, suicide and homelessness in the community were a few areas Thorsteinson said are often conflict-ridden because...
Federal dollars to help tribes combat meth use, suicide

...used to promote wellness programs that are based in Yupik culture.While noting that suicide is tied to all kinds of substance abuse, she said meth is not as prevalent in Bethel and its surrounding villages as alcohol, heroin and prescription opioid...
Ketchikan marijuana committee to consider pot tax proposal

...Under Mirsky's proposal, marijuana tax revenue in Ketchikan would fund travel for student activities as well as substance abuse education. The proposal would also have state marijuana tax revenue put to similar uses."We all want what's...
3 shot, 1 dead, in Manhattan subway entrance

...medical privacy concerns. He said the outpatient, substance-abuse program, which serves roughly 900 people, has been...recent years for former addicts and others who attend substance-abuse programs located in the surrounding area.
Nation and World

...people are working at least part-time, 30 percent need some housing assistance and 30 percent have mental health or substance abuse problems that prevent them from maintaining a home.Kaneso's job at a McDonald's nets her $8.75 an hour...
Nation and World
Illinois mom who watched 3 kids drown fights for new family

...evidence of current abuse and neglect. That includes domestic violence by Leo Ware against his wife and others, substance abuse and Amanda Ware's failure to follow treatment for mental illness, which created an injurious environment for the...
Nation and World
Gov., 2011 Iditarod champ push 'wellness initiative'

...among other suggested actions."John Baker's philosophy is that the most effective way to counter suicide and substance abuse is to plant seeds of hope and vision so that people, young and old, have something to believe in beyond the borders...
AFN conference to kick off Thursday in Anchorage

...Homeland." Planned panel discussions and work sessions include the Alaska's economic woes amid low oil prices, substance abuse, and the justice system and Alaska Natives.The theme of the elders and youth conference is "Not in Our Smokehouse...
Glory Hole releases information from recent survey of the homeless

...assessment takes into account factors such as age, length of time on the streets, internal illness, mental health, substance abuse, and recent emergency room, hospital, detox center, and jail patterns. Sixty-nine individuals experiencing homelessness...


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