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Three Key Myths Fueling Synthetic Marijuana Use

Today, synthetic marijuana — dried plant matter with chemicals sprayed on it –is becoming more prevalent and the formulations are becoming more sophisticated. Here are the three biggest myths about this drug and ways to talk to kids about it.

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In The Headlines

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Criminal Justice Reform Takes Center Stage

From commuted sentences to efforts crossing party lines to a wake-up call from John Oliver, criminal justice issues have been all over the news in the past few weeks. Here is a look back at what transpired.

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Regional News

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New York

Students of Phoenix House Academy in Long Island take a break from residential treatment to attend a Long Island Ducks game
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Texas

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

June 5, was “Tacky Day” at Phoenix House Citra; clients cooked up wacky outfits.
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Mid-Atlantic

A continuum of care is essential to recovery. That’s why Phoenix House Mid-Atlantic makes it a priority to form and maintain strong community relationships.
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California

Thanks to a grant from Orange County Food Bank, Phoenix House Orange County installed hydroponic garden to grow herbs and veggies.
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New England

Phoenix House athletic event raised needed funds for Rhode Island rehab programs

True Stories

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True Story: Jason

The true story of Jason, whose addiction to prescription painkillers, Xanax, and heroin led to a life in and out of rehabs and psych wards–until he got to Phoenix House.

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True Story: Amanda

The summer I was 16, I went through a very traumatizing experience, and I completely shut down. This is when drinking became a regular part of my life. Eventually, I started intense outpatient treatment. It wasn’t what I wanted, but what I needed.

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