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Fellowship RCO Recovery Residence Margate Adopt-A-Street Program

Our residents and staff  at Fellowship RCO’s Recovery Residence, have been participating in this adopt-a-street program for a year now officially and unofficially for about 5 years. Not only do we get to practice humility and brotherly love but we get to engage each other in community action on a level you would expect from…
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Chemists develop method to quickly screen, accurately identify fentanyl

Researchers at McMaster University have developed a new drug screening technique that could lead to the rapid and accurate identification of fentanyl, as well as a vast number of other drugs of abuse, which up until now have been difficult to detect by traditional urine tests. November 3, 2017Source: McMaster University The method, outlined in the…
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CDC Report Finds Overdose Deaths Rose 21 Percent in 2016

A new report from the CDC shows deaths from firearms and drug overdoses increased last year. Source: US NewsBy Alexa Lardieri, Staff Writer A new report released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals deaths from drug overdoses in America rose 21 percent last year. That jump is more than the last four years combined. For…
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Trump Administration Relaxes Medical Privacy Rule for Overdoses

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo. Health-care providers permitted to share information with family and friends if patient is in crisis or incapacitated Source: Wall Street Journal By Michelle Hackman Oct.27, 2017 7:19 p.m. ET WASHINGTON—The Trump administration announced Friday it is relaxing…
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Trump to declare opioid epidemic a public health emergency

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump, after months of promising to take sweeping action to combat opioids, will use an event at the White House on Thursday to declare the crisis a public health emergency, White House officials tell CNN. The move is different from the broad order Trump previewed over the last few months. The President,…
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Drug-treatment centers moving out of Palm Beach County, officials say

Drug-recovery businesses are moving to other parts of Florida as a crackdown in Palm Beach County leads to dozens of arrests, prosecutors say. “What we’re seeing is a lot of these unscrupulous places are packing up and moving elsewhere, which may be good for Palm Beach County, but we’re all in this together,” said Palm…
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Melania Trump to visit drug treatment center for babies in West Virginia

Source: Washington Examiner by Cailin Yilek | Oct 9,2017 First lady Melania Trump will make her first visit to a drug treatment center on Tuesday. Trump plans to visit Lily’s Place, an infant recovery center in Huntington, W.Va., that treats babies who have been exposed to addictive substances while their mother was pregnant. “To help…
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Margate Recovery Advocate Tells It Like It Is. Alcohol and Drugs Are Killing Us

Source: http://margatenews.net October 03, 2017 By Mitchell Pellecchia More than 100 Americans a day die from alcohol and drug overdose, said Margate’s Rick Riccardi  at a recent speaking engagement in Fort Lauderdale. Opioids killed 33,000 users last year with heroin, fentanyl and morphine leading the pack. Another 88,000 died from alcohol poisoning. Riccardi didn’t paint…
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National Recovery Month Closing Ceremony 2017

The National Recovery Month Closing Ceremony at the Fellowship Recovery Center, gave us an opportunity to get to know artist Manny Mendez in an intimate setting. Manny delivered a powerful message of hope, and provided inspiration to awaken the artist within all of us. Manny’s art is a direct reflection of the issues that have…
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