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Posts tagged as “alcohol”

Expanded Screening Needed for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, Official Says

Staff reports Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder is a “significant public health problem,” a new National Institutes of Health study confirms. Strategies are needed to expand screening, diagnosis, prevention and treatment, said George F. Koob, director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. People with FASD may experience growth deficiencies,…

New Drug Treatment Program in Corinth Offers Clients ‘Another Option’

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A new drug and alcohol treatment program in Corinth will soon enter its second year. The Region IV Intensive Outpatient Program on Cass Street offers clients a middle ground between residential treatment and regular outpatient services. “I feel like it’s given people another…