Investigation uncovers rampant abuse in unregulated boarding homes, putting vulnerable residents at risk

Arlington, Texas – State laws governing boarding homes in Texas have come under scrutiny following a disturbing case of abuse at an unlicensed facility. Angelique Estes, a vulnerable individual with cerebral palsy, recounted a harrowing experience of neglect and mistreatment before being rescued by police. The caregiver responsible for her ordeal, Regla “Su” Becquer, is now facing accusations of abuse and is under investigation for potential involvement in multiple deaths linked to her unregulated boarding …

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Convenience Stores: A New Hotspot for Unregulated Substances and Addiction

JACKSON, Mississippi – The United States is currently facing a crisis of mental health and substance use disorders, with a record number of overdose deaths reported in the past 12 months. According to the CDC, over 112,000 overdose deaths occurred during this period. Efforts to address this crisis have largely focused on substances like fentanyl and xylazine, but there is another crisis quietly taking hold in the background – one that targets the country’s youth. …

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