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Why do alcoholic soldiers fear treatment?

A study from the University of Washington suggests that problem-drinking soldiers fear a lack of confidentiality and the stigma that comes with handling substance abuse issues. The Department of Defense funded the study, but so far has not changed its substance abuse intervention procedures.

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Care Harbor offers guaranteed spots for free health clinic

Wristbands will be first given away Saturday at Ted Watkins Park, started at 10 a.m. On Sunday, wristbands will be available at LA Trade Technical College, also starting at 10 a.m. The free, three-day clinic itself takes place from Jan. 20-22 at The Reef in Downtown Los Angeles.

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