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  1. It may be for some families the only way to save their child who through late stage active drug use are acting out a suicide equivalent. They are not able to make a competent decision to seek help or help is not readily accessible when the need for it is, as is too often the case. If you want to decrease the numbers of suffering, chronically sick persons from being sectioned, then you have to increase access and coverage for full, long term services in all level of treatment services staffed by specifically and quality trained Addiction specialists- of which this nation is particularly lacking because no investment has been made to meet the crisis in a serious way.

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