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A decade of violent deaths

...that threshold a suicidal individual must cross and if use of substances brings that threshold down, she suggested.Hull-Jilly...examinations, 66 percent of decedents tested positive for a substance. Alcohol was the most common with almost half - 46 percent...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-26/decade-violent-deaths
Local
New ferry HQ has history of toxic substances

...is not aware of any plans to review the building for toxic substances or structural damage. On Friday he said Juneau should "quit...complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant or contaminant." The EPA report noted, however...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032804/loc_ferryhq.shtml
News
Letter: Substance abuse treatment programs need funding

...existing funding for residential substance abuse treatment within the state...Cutting funding for residential substance abuse treatment when Alaska continues...have high rates of alcoholism and substance abuse disorders is not appropriate...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-03-17/letter-substance-abuse-treatment-prog
Letters
Substance abuse is killing our citizens

...any more evidence that out of control substance abuse addictions are literally killing...know of our state's alarming rate of substance abuse, which is roughly twice the national...money in the long run. This would allow substance abuse services to be directed toward...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082809/opi_487100761.shtml
Domestic violence and substance abuse

...substance abuse. Take away substance abuse and the following could...relationship. I am not saying that substance abuse is the entire problem...year-long session and be abusing substances, so any learning or advancement...believe an effort to address substance abuse is likely to make a...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2011-09-30/domestic-violence-and-substance-abuse
Letters
Downtown business owner finds strange substance in letter

...reported receiving a pair of strange letters, one containing an unknown substance, to the Juneau Police Department, according to a press release from...the materials will be shipped to a testing lab to determine what the substance is.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100110/reg_714443592.shtml
Regional News
Hospital awaiting lab results of suspicious substance

...Alaska Epidemiology Lab in Anchorage concerning an unknown substance found in a shipment from an established vendor. One bathroom...patients and the laboratory is still functional." The unknown substance is a white powder that was found inside a plastic bag around...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041610/loc_610556012.shtml
News
SEARHC substance abuse program for teens makes changes

Changes made at a residential teen substance abuse treatment program in Sitka will hopefully increase the...said. "They're here to learn new ways of thinking about substances, new ways of communicating with the people around them...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-10-18/searhc-substance-abuse-program-teens-ma
Local
Legislature to consider ban on cannabinoids

...inhaling one of the substances. Cannabinoids are herbs...the influence of the substance in public or while driving...cannabinoids as controlled substances, effectively banning...screening due to the substance's ability to avoid...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020311/sta_780157299.shtml
News
My Turn: Examining the toxicity of cannibis

While no substance is 100 percent safe...circumstances, some substances are more dangerous...relative danger of one substance verses another.Alcohol...to enjoy a non toxic substance, nor is it the role...government to dictate what substances a person chooses to...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-15/my-turn-examining-toxicity-cannibis
Opinion

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