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Pressured to Take Painkillers, Former NFL Players Sue

Former players filed a lawsuit against all 32 NFL teams last week. It alleges that, for decades, teams and their medical staff illegally conspired to obtain and distribute painkillers to players to keep them in the game. Here’s what needs to happen.

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Former NFL Players File Painkiller Lawsuit Against Teams

NFL players allege that teams pushed them to use painkillers to stay in the game, regardless of the risks.

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Regional News

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New York

Long Island City clients perform local community service during treatment.


Phoenix House and law enforcement combat heroin use in North Texas in latest efforts
Cypress Run


Great golf and fun at Cypress Run to benefit Phoenix House Florida rehab services
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Deborah Taylor of Phoenix House Mid-Atlantic spoke at Congress's Addiction Forum.
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The 12th Annual Triumph for Teens Gala in Beverly Hills will be held on Jun 15, 2015
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New England

Phoenix House to honor CVS Health’s Helena Foulkes with the 2015 Public Service Award.

True Stories


True Story: Amelia

Exposed to drugs at a young age, Amelia says that her life could have gone a much different way if she hadn’t gotten treatment as a teenager.


True Story: Greg

For Greg, who first drank as an altar boy at age 9, alcohol was both a refuge and fuel for his ego. Years later, after losing his job, license, marriage, and almost his life, Greg finally found Phoenix House and a willingness to truly change.

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