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Lawmakers to Examine Rehab of Mentally Ill, Addicted Inmates

Lawmakers to Examine Rehab of Mentally Ill, Addicted Inmates
The Texas correctional system has poured millions into mental health programs and substance abuse treatment for offenders in an attempt to keep inmates from re-offending and returning to prison. “We are dialed into the issue of re-entry and …
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Expert: No simple answers to heroin problem
Bob Bick, the director of mental health and substance abuse services for the HowardCenter, has worked in the addiction-treatment field for years and understands the complexities of addressing this problem. Bick has been instrumental in helping the …

Social Workers Can Help Patients Recover From Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries
"Social workers are masters-level trained clinicians who are already embedded in emergency room treatment teams," Moore said. … Social workers also link patients to support groups, counselors, substance abuse services and appropriate medical care.
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