Alcohol abuse and collective neglect claimed life of FSU fraternity pledge, says grand jury

The grand jury recently recommended criminal charges against members of the Florida State University (FSU) fraternity, stating that hazing, alcohol abuse and reckless behavior of fraternity members led to the untimely death of Andrew Coffey (20), who was found dead following a party for fraternity pledges and their big brothers on Nov. 3, 2017. The..

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Patients referred to opioid treatment programs by courts receive substandard treatment, finds research

Only a fraction of patients, mandated by courts for opioid addiction treatment, receive the most recommended medications, revealed a recent study, published in the online journal Health Affairs in December 2017. It said less than one in 20 patients with opioid addiction, who were admitted to court-mandated rehab programs in the United States, got buprenorphine..

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