Division of Youth Services, Missouri: Innovator’s Focus


 

Division of Youth Services, Missouri: Innovator’s Focus – A national model for juvenile justice reform, Missouri’s Division of Youth Services has achieved exemplary results and cost effectiveness through regionally-based, small, humane treatment centers; group and family systems approaches; universal case management; and community engagement. The program is a 2008 Innovations in American Government Award winner.

 

Drug abuse, texting cap W.Va. session finale

Filed under: Drug Abuse Missouri

Earl Ray Tomblin to tackle various forms of substance abuse. A special House-Senate committee, meanwhile, reached a compromise over Tomblin's bid to deter texting and hand-held cellphone use while driving. The final bill will phase in the ban on using …
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Drug abuse, texting cap W.Va. session finale

Filed under: Drug Abuse Missouri

Earl Ray Tomblin to tackle various forms of substance abuse. A special House-Senate committee, meanwhile, reached a compromise over Tomblin's bid to deter texting and hand-held cellphone use while driving. The final bill will phase in the ban on using …
Read more on Coshocton Tribune

 

Mo. House backs creation of database for prescription drugs, but bill faces

Filed under: Drug Abuse Missouri

Supporters say the database could prevent cases of doctor shopping and drug abuse and, ultimately, thwart fatal drug overdoses. They point to instances in which people are getting prescriptions from multiple doctors to feed addictions or sell the drugs …
Read more on The Republic

 

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