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Nurturing Families

An upcoming educational group aims to help pregnant and parenting women who are struggling with substance use disorder. Project LINK will host “Nurturing Program for Families in Substance Abuse Treatment and Recovery,” beginning April 10. The group will meet Thursdays from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. at 600 Jackson Street in Fredericksburg. Lunch will be…
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Medication-Assisted Treatment

For the second year in a row, American life expectancy has dropped—a phenomenon which hasn’t been seen in more than 50 years. Researchers blame the opioid epidemic, which has led to soaring rates of drug overdose deaths, especially among younger adults. More than 63,000 Americans lost their lives in an overdose in 2016, according to…
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