according to Establishing and/or operating substance abuse treatment programs in conjunction with Adult and Family Treatment Drug Courts.
Also on Friday, Senator Manchin re-introduced the Budgeting for Opioid Addiction Treatment Act (LifeBOAT Act) to the U.S. Senate.
W.Va. Democratic Senator Joe Manchin introduced 2 bills in the U.S. Senate on Friday that will help people recover from drug addiction and live reformed lives.
Senator Manchin said in a statement today:“A major barrier that those suffering from opioid addiction face is insufficient access to substance abuse treatment.
Recruiting and increasing reimbursement for certified mental health providers providing substance abuse treatment.
Concern over substance abuse in schools
Officials indicate that many of the disturbing behavioral patterns exhibited by students usually have some element of substance abuse as an underlying factor.
PHOTO: Chief Education Officer, Marcus EdwardPress Release:-Health and Education officials have noted an increase in the number of substance abuse cases among the island’s school age population.
Because when the children reach the schools, they are under the influence of drugs.
The Director of Turning Point Drug Rehabilitation Centre, Joanna Joseph, called on parents to pay closer attention to their children’s behavior and academic performance.
No longer are we seeing many students coming into Turning Point with just minor problems of marijuana.
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