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America's Drug Abusers Going Gray

By | July 12th, 2010|Uncategorized|

The proportion of people admitted for drug abuse treatment over 50 nearly doubled between 1992 and 2008.  While alcohol still is the leading cause of admissions in this age group, sharp increases were noted in those needing treatment for heroin, cocaine and marijuana, according to the study published by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health [...]

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America’s Drug Abusers Going Gray

By | July 12th, 2010|Uncategorized|

The proportion of people admitted for drug abuse treatment over 50 nearly doubled between 1992 and 2008.  While alcohol still is the leading cause of admissions in this age group, sharp increases were noted in those needing treatment for heroin, cocaine and marijuana, according to the study published by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health [...]

Underage Drinking Prevention

By | April 6th, 2010|Behavioral Health|

Our Behavioral Health Office of Prevention http://www.azdhs.gov/bhs/ops.htm provides tools, resources and technical support to promote the resiliency and prevention of behavioral health/substance abuse disorders in our communities. Our goal is to empower communities and kids to make healthier choices by collaborating with Arizona’s prevention workforce, including our Tribal/Regional Behavioral Health Authorities and local communities; strategically [...]

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