"SAMHSA does not address the treatment needs of the most vulnerable in our society. There is a perceptible hostility toward
September is National Suicide Prevention Month. Each year there are more than 40,000 suicides in the US - an average of about
Every person has value. That's why the loss of lives to suicide is a profound tragedy and why September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.
Congress left the White House no choice but to shift money to fight Zika. And some comes from the poorly funded opioid response.
Kevin Joseph Ryan was many things. To many in the San Francisco Bay area, he was a lifesaver. To my family, he was the one who brightened our days. To me, he was Uncle Kev.
Federal regulation of the trucking industry dates back to 1935, via the Motor Carrier Act of that year, which extended the authority of the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC). The ICC itself was created in 1887 in response to public outcry against abuses perpetrated by the railroad industry.
The Gala this year promises to be the best yet. Founded in 1996, Basic Rights Oregon (BRO) is Oregon's main political advocacy and education organization working to end discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
A report released on October 15 is a major step in President Obama's commitment to expand the number of states enacting "Leelah's Law," which would ban the use of conversion therapy to change the sexual orientation or gender identity of lesbian, gay and transgender children and youth.
The practice is "inappropriate and reinforces harmful gender stereotypes."
Some federal grants will even require rehab centers to offer it.