How to Get Help for an Opioid Addiction

There are many places to turn if you or a loved one has an addiction. Here’s the breakdown of trusted resources for residents of the tri-state area. Connecticut The Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services has a page dedicated to explaining the types of services offered to people in the state. Use this list to find addiction services near you. And here’s a list of state-operated inpatient treatment facilities and a list of crisis centers. National The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, a branch of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, has a services locator …

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Drug and Alcohol Rehab and Substance Abuse Counseling

We’re working to build out our own directory of resources. Until that is complete, we want to refer you to a site with a number of excellent options for overcoming addiction. Their list is also incomplete. Drug Detox Centers in Connecticut Get started on your recovery. Locate the best detox clinics right here. Drug Detox Centers Fairfield County Drug Detox Centers Hartford County Drug Detox Centers Litchfield County Drug Detox Centers Middlesex County Inpatient Drug Recovery Centers in Connecticut Find an inpatient drug rehab center for the best care. Get the therapy you need. Inpatient Drug Recovery Centers Fairfield County …

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Hartford Inpatient Drug and Alcohol Rehab Programs

If you’re looking to help yourself or someone you love struggling with in Hartford, , Rehabs.com a of exclusive private programs, as well as . We can centers for a to . Search for a top rehabilitation program in Hartford now, and on the . 30, 60, 90-Day Inpatient Vs. Outpatient Rehabilitation in Hartford, West Virginia from Dextropropoxyphene, Demerol, alcohol or you or your loved one is addicted to takes an . Two options of programs in Hartford can help you succeed: either Inpatient or Outpatient Rehabilitation. offers with in a highly-rated rehabilitation clinic. may be , but lack the …

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Bronx bust uncovers packaging mill with $7.5M in drugs: authorities

Heroin and fentanyl uncovered by authorities in the Bronx. Authorities have uncovered a massive narcotics mill in The Bronx — and seized $7.5 million in heroin and fentanyl, including some labeled “Death” and “Kill.” Investigators found the haul during a court-authorized search of the illicit packaging plant in the Soundview neighborhood, according to a statement from the city’s Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor. Inside the two-bedroom apartment at 1240 Morrison Ave., officials recovered 11 kilos of suspected heroin inside a duffel bag and another 10 kilos hidden in a wall behind a medicine cabinet, the statement said. Equipment used …

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Senators drop safe injection proposal after U.S. attorney warns against drug ‘sanctuary’

Massachusetts senators backed off a proposal to approve safe injection sites for drug users hours after U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling threatened that employers and addicts at the facilities would be subject to criminal prosecution. Lelling declared in a statement yesterday afternoon that state laws approving supervised injection facilities would not protect users and employees from federal drug prohibitions. “‘Supervised injection facilities’ would violate federal laws prohibiting the use of illicit drugs and the operation of sites where illicit drugs are used and distributed,” Lelling said. “Employees and users of such a site would be exposed to federal criminal charges regardless …

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Prosecutor: Feds won’t recognize state injection sites

BOSTON — The top federal prosecutor in Massachusetts says supervised injection sites for drug users would violate U.S. law and could lead to criminal charges. The strongly-worded statement from U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling came as the state Senate weighed whether Massachusetts should create injection sites on an experimental basis. Lelling made no reference to the Senate, but warned that regardless of any state law, drug users and employees at the sites would be exposed to federal criminal charges. Backtracking Trump keeps stumbling over Russia Bibaud case closed after admitting facts Charlie Baker urges pols to finish delayed budget He warned …

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Fentanyl-Related Deaths Double In Six Months; Officials Warn The Third-Wave Will Be A “Crisis”

According to the CDC’s Mortality and Morbidity Weekly Report , the number of overdose deaths involving fentanyl and fentanyl analogs doubled in the last several years. The third wave of the opioid epidemic is here, as new synthetics [fentanyl analogs] that are 10,000 times as potent as morphine and used to tranquilize elephants are attributing to the latest surge in deaths. The new report examined fatal overdoses that tested positive for fentanyl and compound variations of the drug from July 2016 to June 2017 in 10 states: Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, West Virginia …

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Man gets nearly 6 years for meth distribution

A federal judge in Charleston sentenced an Ohio man to 71 months in prison for engaging in what was described as a “methamphetamine distribution conspiracy,” according to a release from the office of Mike Stuart, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of West Virginia. Joshua Richardson, 34, of Columbus, Ohio, entered a guilty plea to the charge in February. According to court records, Richardson supplied meth to a dealer in Cross Lanes over a period of about 19 days in December 2016. The agents tailed Richardson into Ohio, when local authorities initiated a traffic stop and found nearly $10,000 in …

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In Tamaqua, a place for coffee and brighter futures

The pit was beckoning to Sica Brown, a terrifying but irresistible darkness, and only the birth of her son a year ago pulled her back from the edge of it. She stopped putting a needle in her arm, embraced recovery and set out to find a job. She found one, finally, at Hope & Coffee, the newest business in the Schuylkill County borough of Tamaqua . It’s a cafe designed to help people in recovery, by giving them jobs, hosting 12-step program meetings and gathering people together in the kind of camaraderie that buoys fragile spirits. No compatible source was …

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Cops found gummies and cookies during raid of NC daycare – plus drugs and guns

Fayetteville police arrested three people this week and seized drugs and weapons from a daycare. The cookies and gummies at one North Carolina daycare weren’t for kids, police found on Thursday. The Fayetteville Police Department’s gang unit, with help from state authorities, arrested three people this week and seized: ▪ One half-kilogram of cocaine; ▪ More than an ounce of heroin; ▪ More than 300 pounds of marijuana; ▪ 10 firearms;▪ $70,000;▪ A 2013 Audi Q7 SUV;▪ Marijuana gummies and cookies.On Monday, the gang unit was following up on a months-long investigation of organizations trafficking narcotics, which led to seizure …

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Meriden cop hospitalized after being exposed to fentanyl

MERIDEN – At 9 a.m. on Thursday morning Meriden police went to View Street for a suspicious person and when they arrived on scene they found a woman who had overdosed on fentanyl, laying halfway in a car. When police went to administer Narcan, one of the officers touched the bag of drugs and became nauseous, passing out and needing a dose of Narcan himself. The Meriden Police Department is crediting the paramedics with Hunter Ambulance with administering the Narcan. Both the woman and the officer were taken to Midstate Medical Center to be treated and are expected to fully …

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Lea Michele broke news of Cory Monteith’s death to his mother

Lea Michele broke the news of Cory Monteith’s tragic death to his mother. The ‘Glee’ star – who had a history of drug abuse and had completed three separate stints in rehab – died of a heroin overdose five years ago and his mother Ann McGregor will never be able to forget the moment she found out the news as the 31-year-old actress, who was his girlfriend at the time, rang her up "screaming." Speaking to PEOPLE.com , Ann recalled: "I got a call from Lea and she was screaming on the phone. She was yelling, ‘Is it true, is …

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Grand jury indicts 56 people

Here are the defendants’ names and charges: Justin D. Dennis, two counts of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, a drug of abuse or a combination of them, specifications Stephen M. Patterson, two counts of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, a drug of abuse or combination of them Stephen D. Dunlap, aggravated possession of drugs Mark A. Wolford, vandalism, felonious assault, and failure to comply with the order or signal of a police officer Justin J.M. Tallman, two counts of aggravated possession of drugs, two counts of aggravated trafficking in drugs, and tampering …

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