10 facing federal drug trafficking charges related to distribution of opioids through bogus pain clinics across Southern California

SANTA ANA, Calif. – Legislation enforcement authorities, together with particular brokers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Safety Investigations (HSI) Los Angeles, this morning arrested 4 defendants charged in two federal grand jury indictments alleging a narcotics trafficking ring that offered unlawful opioid prescriptions for money by a sequence of sham medical clinics. These charged within the indictments embrace Dr. John Michael Korzelius, 68, a.ok.a. “Dr. Ok,” of Camarillo, who labored at a Santa Ana ache administration clinic the place he allegedly wrote medically pointless prescriptions to “sufferers”…

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Outreach team tackles drug addiction, stigma in Fort St. John

A Northern Well being funded peer outreach workforce is hitting the streets of Fort St John tackling the stigma of drug dependancy.  Terilynn Schultz and Neil Bramsleven have been out Wednesday night time, touring the neighbourhood to supply meals, hygiene kits, first assist, naloxone kits, hurt discount provides, data on detox and therapy centres, and heat clothes for these in want. The group additionally cleans up rubbish and affords protected cleanup of needles. “We’re using friends with lived and residing expertise, serving to to try to break the stigma of drug…

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Communities’ project wish lists in annual report

By CANDY NEALcneal@dcherald.com Dubois County and its communities have loads of future improvement objectives. Whether or not they’re in progress or simply concepts for the time being, Indiana 15 Regional Planning Fee has all of them listed in its 2021 Complete Financial Growth Technique report. The report compiles the array of tasks recognized inside every of the six counties serviced by Indiana 15: Dubois, Crawford, Orange, Perry, Pike and Spencer. Regional priorities are additionally listed. “The issues and desires are a results of conferences to help in collaborating collectively to…

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The Ranch Pennsylvania Reimagines the Pennsylvania Market by Introducing New Group CEO, Dr. Duke Vinson DBH, NCC, LPCC, MAC, CCAADC, SAP

Wrightsville, Pa., April 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Ranch Pennsylvania, a nationwide chief in psychological well being and substance abuse therapy providers and member of the Guarantees Behavioral Well being household, introduced the addition of Dr. Duke Vinson as the brand new group CEO for the Pennsylvania market. Dr. Vinson will oversee full P&L duty for The Ranch Pennsylvania and satellite tv for pc providers, strategic planning and total income development and program growth. Because the group CEO, Dr. Vinson arrives on this position with a powerful profession background…

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Pacific Grove residential addiction treatment facility Beacon House closing its doors – Monterey Herald

PACIFIC GROVE — An necessary participant within the Central Coast’s drug and alcohol dependancy remedy community for greater than 60 years is closing on the finish of the month, a sufferer of a mix of the pandemic and dwindling insurance coverage reimbursements. Beacon Home is a nonprofit in-patient alcohol and drug remedy facility in Pacific Grove that was based in 1959. In 2018, it partnered with Chicago-based Gateway Basis, which operates the biggest community of remedy amenities within the U.S. Beacon Home was Gateway’s solely California associate, in accordance with…

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New epidemic of the pandemic: Albany County sees rise in drug overdoses

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Albany County reported an alarming variety of 16 drug overdoses throughout the previous week. Native advocates advised News10 the psychological whole of the pandemic and extra cash from the federal government could be accountable. “People who find themselves scuffling with habit get misplaced on this cycle of not seen and never heard,” stated Kelly Fahrrenkopf, Director of Residential Services at Addiction Care Center of Albany, INC. With COVID-19 circumstances coming down, Albany County may very well be going through an epidemic throughout the pandemic, a rise…

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