Florida has made strides in the battle against opioid and prescription drug abuse throughout the state.
Rhode Island is one of a dozen states where involuntary treatment is not an option. We rarely stop to ask: when should someone be mandated to treatment because it’s the only thing that will save his or her life?
Since the opening of the Winter Olympics in Vancouver, it’s been hard to miss the images of beaming athletes on podiums, with shiny medals around their necks. But a couple days ago, I came across a USA Today article that created a different sort of s