Substance abuse

Does My Health Insurance Cover Substance Abuse Treatment?Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover substance abuse treatment under the Affordable Care Act.
Teen Dating Violence Linked To Substance Abuse, DepressionTeens in abusive relationships may be more likely to develop emotional problems and substance abuse issues.
23 Indicted On Heroin Charges In Ocean CityPolice in Ocean City say 23 people have been indicted on heroin charges as the beach resort deals with a spike in use of the drug.
Former 1st-Round Draft Pick Rowell Banned 50 GamesFormer first-round draft pick Billy Rowell, selected by the Baltimore Orioles with the ninth overall pick in 2006, has been suspended for 50 games for a second violation for a drug of abuse under the minor league drug program.
Orioles Minor Leaguer Suspended 50 Games For DrugsA catcher in the Baltimore Orioles' system has been suspended for 50 games for a second violation of baseball's minor league drug program.
DEA Program Takes Back Unused Prescription DrugsThey're legal, but police say there's widespread abuse of prescription drugs nationwide. But this weekend, DEA agents are offering a easy way to turn in unused medication.
Ravens WR David Reed SuspendedBaltimore Ravens wide receiver David Reed has been suspended without pay for the season opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers for violating the NFL substance-abuse policy.
New Study Shows Increased Teen Drinking & DruggingDrinking alcohol every day is not a big deal—that’s what nearly half of U.S. teenagers think. A new study shows that alcohol and drug use among teens is heading in the wrong direction.
Senators Pare Back Prescription Drug Abuse PlanMaryland senators are seeking a limit on who would report to the state under a monitoring plan aimed at curbing prescription drug abuse.
Academy Probe Ongoing In Synthetic Marijuana UseThe U.S. Naval Academy has expelled an eighth midshipman for using or possessing synthetic marijuana, and the superintendent says an investigation into its use at the school is ongoing.
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