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Advocates for teensubstance an alternative approach to keep kids clean.  “People recognize that in their community treatment programs for addictions to pain medications.  Brockton school committee member Bill Carpenter, whose son was addicted to Oxycontin and heroin as a teen, hopes the district can secure a $500,000 state grant this year to start the state’s fourth sobriety-intensive high school. “We’ve got to find clean, sober, safe places where young people can put their lives back together,” he said.  Will Luzier, director of the Governor’s Interagency Council on

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A key component of sobriety-intensive high schools is taking students out of a traditional high school and putting them in a supportive peer group, Oser said. One 2009 federal study found that 26 percent of Bay State high schoolers were offered, sold or given drugs on school grounds.  “Young people who go into treatment and get sober, if they go back into their old

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