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To promote recovery and treatment of people with serious mental illnesses, the health care community must foster innovation in treatment and resources. We are making great strides with interventions such as Coordinated Specialty Care for early intervention in psychosis. Medications are a critical part of treatment and recovery for many persons, especially those with Serious…(Read More)

Excessive alcohol use negatively impacts our society in a myriad of ways. Alcohol abuse and alcoholism causes major damage at the individual, family and community levels. Nearly 88,000 people (approximately 62,000 men and 26,000 women) die from alcohol-related causes annually and alcohol misuse costs the U.S. an estimated $259 billion…(Read More)

Every day it seems that we hear about kids using a new drug. Although the drugs change over time, alcohol is still the most widely used substance among teens in America, followed by tobacco and marijuana. Also, kids still sniff glue to get high, but now they also sniff household products such as spray paints…(Read More)

This past October, the Holly Area Community Coalition, in partnership with the Village of Holly Police Department and the Oakland County Sheriff’s Department , conducted alcohol compliance checks in the Village of Holly and surrounding areas that encompass the Holly Area School District. Compliance checks are done annually to ensure that retailers are not selling…(Read More)

Every day it seems that we hear about kids using a new drug with names like K2 or Spice (synthetic marijuana) or Bath Salts, a synthetic, stimulant powder product that contains amphetamine-like chemicals, and runs a high risk for overdose. Although the drugs change over time, alcohol is still the most widely used substance…(Read More)

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