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Former Heroin Addict Finds Parenting Help Through Annie Malone Center

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and Carol Daniel introduces us to a mother whose been in and out of rehab, but finally got help that appears to have changed her for good.

04/04/2014

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Teenage Filmmaker Focuses Lens on Classmates’ Rx Drug Abuse

A film focused on exposing teen prescription drug abuse will be screened in St. Louis.

02/18/2014

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Study: Drug, Alcohol Use Higher Among Mentally Ill

Researchers at Washington University School found that rates of smoking, drinking and drug use are significantly higher among those with psychotic disorders.

01/02/2014

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Illinois Joins Network to Track Prescription Drug Use

An Illinois medicine-monitoring program has joined a national data-sharing network to help prevent prescription drug abuse.

12/04/2012

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Painkiller Abuse Skyrockets Nationwide

Midwest DEA’s Scott Collier says Missouri lawmakers have refused to establish a prescription drug monitoring program.

04/06/2012

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Missouri Man Charged in Illinois Heroin Death

Police say they found Shannon Barton face down in her bathtub after her 4-year-old daughter told a neighbor her mother and her boyfriend were dead.

01/06/2012