Substance Abuse

St. Louis County Seeks Approval for Veterans' CourtSt. Louis County is looking to join St. Louis City, St. Charles, and Jefferson County in having a veterans' court in place.
NFL Suspends Sheldon Richardson for Substance AbuseMizzou alum from St. Louis will miss first 4 games of season for New York Jets
Lawmakers Approve Program for Prescription Drug LocksIllinois lawmakers have approved a pilot program that would place locking devices on some pharmacy painkiller prescriptions.
Rams RB Trey Watts SuspendedSon of ex-Congressman J.C. Watts violated NFL's substance abuse policy
Does My Health Insurance Cover Substance Abuse Treatment?Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover substance abuse treatment under the Affordable Care Act.
Brain Imaging Study at SLU Shows Effects of CombatDr. Tyler Roskos says veterans who suffered blast injuries have changes in brain tissue that are still apparent years after.
CBS Sports: Mike Tyson on Substance Abuse, 'I'm on the verge of dying'
Rams Player Suspended For Substance Abuse Violation Rokevious Watkins must sit out 2013 season-opener, team announced Wednesday.
Missouri Lawmakers Approve Veterans Court BillLawmakers have approved legislation allowing the expansion of special courts to handle current and former military personnel.
Study: Level of Military Substance Abuse Now a ‘Public Health Crisis,’ Pentagon Care OutdatedAbusing alcohol and drugs has been part of military culture historically: troops do it for fun, to ease the stresses of war or to be part of the brotherhood.
New Study on Early Substance Abuse "Particularly the early substance use is likely to have very long term effects on educational attainment..."
Blagojevich Looking for a Special Deal or Really Addicted: One of Illinois’ leaders in the field of substance abuse treatment says it’s too early to criticize.

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