Don't get drunk: advice college kids may not get from docs

...from alcohol and drugs or encouraged to reduce drinking or substance use.Their survey suggests that most doctors ask visit where they were asked about smoking, drinking and substance abuse. Fewer than half the college students said they'd...
Nation and World
Municipal candidates debate at UAS

...incumbents lock horns.Using questions about some of the community's most divisive issues - including affordable housing, substance abuse, budget shortfalls and development directives - the debate's moderators pitted candidates against one another. With...
Slack Tide: Cashing in on the green gold

...use, provided you're of legal age and not operating heavy machinery. Plus, of course, there's nothing funny about substance abuse, except maybe the first two Cheech and Chong movies, and even then it helps to have a buzz.However, Alaska's...
Police & Fire for Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015

...activity? At 3:17 p.m. Sunday, investigation continues into possession of 12 grams of a schedule 'A' controlled substance in the 3400 block of Foster Avenue.Drunken driving? At 11:51 p.m. Sunday, 39-year-old Adam Poprycz was arrested...
States monitor alcohol offenders with twice-daily tests

...said, he was depressed and worried he might do something he would regret. But he didn't, and now he plans to enter a substance-abuse program in Sioux Falls.The regular tests, Metcalf said, "kept me sober during that time. Being on the program...
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National Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependence, Juneau thanks for helps in promoting awareness

...Local agencies and individuals partnered together to provide several activities for the community to promote awareness about substance use and mental health disorders.The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Juneau, thanks individuals and...
Candidate profile: Emil Robert Mackey III, school board

...anything, to address these issues?Substance use, abuse and consequences should but the implementation of a "substance free" campus policy for all Juneau school...discriminate against the users of legal substances when off school property. We should...
Colonoscope helps Thai police recover stolen diamond

...unknown ploy. The method is more commonly used by drug smugglers, who swallow condoms filled with cocaine or other illicit substances to get them past customs checks.In 2012, police in South Africa arrested a 25-year-old man who they said swallowed...
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JAMHI announces Primary and Behavioral Health Care Integration Grant Award behavioral health center on Glacier Highway. The project is slated to begin Oct. 1.The project is "funded by the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration," said executive director Pam Watts. "The program's objective is to support...
Charges filed against owners of marijuana businesses

...officers made multiple marijuana purchases from each business before charging them with misconduct involving a controlled substance in the fourth-degree, a felony, and in the fifth-degree, a misdemeanor, according to the Alaska Dispatch News...


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