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Drugs Threaten New $11.5 Million Housing for Veterans

By Desiree Bowie

VanKeuren Square in upstate New York offered homeless veterans a new chance, but became a threat to those in the early stages of recovery. MORE  

Vets Fight Against Prescription Drugs and Prescribing Doctors

By John Lavitt

Veterans who have been overprescribed medications are starting to take matters into their own hands. MORE  

Killing Veterans With Painkillers

By Cameron Turner

Our veterans' overdose death rate was 33% higher than average as VA doctors blithely prescribed opioid and other dangerous drugs. Some good changes are happening - but then there is stiff resistance from pill pushers. MORE  

Why Care for Veterans Benefits Us All

By Sarah Beller

Paying to help vets with mental health and addiction problems is the smart course of action, as well as the right one. MORE  

Drug-Court Motorcycle Relay Rolls Into DC

By West Huddleston

The US Attorney General praised drug courts—and their graduates—at the tour's closing event on Thursday. MORE  

Epic Motorcycle Ride Celebrates Drug Courts

By West Huddleston

A relay of riders is covering 3,000 miles to attend inspiring events at Drug, DWI and Veterans Treatment Courts. MORE  

Cannabis Use Prolongs PTSD Symptoms

By McCarton Ackerman

The latest study indicates that marijuana does anything but help with PTSD. MORE  

Center Offers Free Addiction Treatment to War Vets

By McCarton Ackerman

Soldiers suffering from alcohol and drug addiction get free online counseling. MORE  

The War on Addiction Comes Home

By Jeff Forester

Combat veterans with PTSD and Traumatic Brain Injuries are suffering from skyrocketing rates of addiction, alcoholism and suicide. Thirty-five years after Vietnam, is America creating another lost generation? MORE  

Coke May Make You Blind

By Ariel Nagi

Data on millions of veterans flags correlation between coke-use and early glaucoma. MORE  

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