Butler County Times Gazette
Updated at 9:19 AM

Dr. George Gilbert is a family practitioner specializing in addiction medicine in Peoria, Illinois. He sees patients at Samaritan Family Medical Services, which also has a behavioral therapist certified in addiction recovery on staff. The combination of primary care and specialized support is the type of integrated health care the Affordable Care Act encourages through new coverage for substance use disorders.

Updated at 9:17 AM

To find appropriate substance abuse treatment services for yourself or a loved one anywhere in the country, call the National Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Information Center toll free at 1-800-784-6776.

Updated at 9:15 AM

All forms of chemical dependence are now known as “substance use disorders.” Within that broad term are varying degrees of severity. When it comes to a diagnosis, which disorder someone may have is based on evidence of impaired control,...

Updated at 8:58 AM

The U.S. Navy has deployed on a command ship in the Persian Gulf its first laser weapon capable of destroying a target.

Updated at 8:54 AM

An accidental shooting occurred in the Subway restaurant parking lot in El Dorado Wednesday evening and sent an unnamed man to the hospital.

Posted at 9:05 AM

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Updated at 8:22 AM

The 2015 Golden Globe nominees were announced this morning. Among the leading nominees are the movie “Birdman,” starring Michael Keaton, which got seven nominations, and the network HBO, which got 15 nominations. The 72nd annual show...

Posted at 8:00 AM

Replacing Becky Wolfe as executive director

Posted at 7:30 AM

Industrial revenue bond for upcoming $217 million project

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