Discrimination in recovery
Recovery for people with addiction problems in the District of Columbia can be a real challenge. More than one-half of American adults have a close family member who has or has had alcoholism. Alcohol contributes to 100000 deaths annually, ...
Truck thief suspect shot dead by police in Whitehorn had history of drug ...
The man who was killed by police in a shooting early Thursday morning was a drug addict recently released from prison for trafficking. According to the parole documents for Jonathan Rawlings, 36, he was sentenced in 2006 to a three-year, ...
by Alva Noë Over the next few weeks I want to address a fascinating and important topic, that of the nature of addiction. We've all known addicts; some of us are or have been addicts; addiction is terrible and frightening. But just what is addiction? ...
Tiniest patients face huge battle: drug addiction
(WVLT) - It's the other face of drug addiction: Newborns. They come into the world fighting for their lives. It's a problem that reaches far beyond hospital doors. Of the 60 babies in NICU care here at Children's Hospital, 21 were born, ...
The Coming Transformation Of Public Addiction Treatment
Health Affairs (blog)
by Chris Fleming Provisions of the Affordable Care Act and other recent legislative changes will transform public substance abuse treatment in the United States, substantially increasing the funding, expanding access to care, and better integrating it ...
He has confessed he is an alcoholic
Alcoholism is a very personal problem, and although it affects and disheartens those around the victim of the habit, ultimately it is that individual who must make the decision to live a life free from alcohol. In as much as you may wish to be part of ...
Addiction bridges county, Mideast
FILE PHOTO BY GILLIS BENEDICT/DAILY PRESS & ARGUS Livingston County and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, couldn't be more culturally opposite, but drug addiction is equally destructive in both communities, said Richard Kramer, development specialist at Brighton ...
Anthony Kiedis past hinders love life
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)
The rocker has fought a much-documented battle with drug addiction since he was young, but overcame his problems in the 1990s and became a father to son Everly, by his now ex-girlfriend Heather Christie. But clean-living Kiedis admits he's still ...
St. Louis researchers identify protien in brain that is 'gateway' to ...
by Jessica Machetta on August 12, 2011 Researchers at Washinton University think they've identified a protein in the brain that if blocked or manipulated, can also block pain, depression and addiction. Researchers from St. Louis and Seattle are ...
Long work hours linked to alcohol abuse: study
Long working hours can more than triple the risk of alcohol abuse and addiction, New Zealand research has found. An Otago University study of more than 1000 people aged 25-30 found a statistically significant link between the amount of hours worked and ...
Warrant Singer Jani Lane Battled Alcoholism For a Decade, Says His ...
By Radar Staff The mysterious death of Warrant singer Jani Lane has shocked fans across the world and left his mourning family with endless unanswered questions. "Alcoholism is not something he chose," Lane's older sister, ...
The Snob Tackles Mental Illness, Addiction In "Empathy For Amy ...
By Danielle Belton
So when an addict shows all the signs of her mental illness and addiction, as Winehouse did, she is upsetting to this public who grew up on Hollywood fist fights. They only want to see the glamorous side of pain. ...
The Black Snob Feed
A Review on the Definition of Alcoholism | Medical Malpractice
Alcoholism is also qualified by some other expressions. They include use, misuse, heavy use, abuse and dependence. Use is a term which simply refers to a person who drinks any alcoholic products. Misuse and heavy use don't have any ...
What's Your Addiction? | Lifescript.com
Today I would like to address the concept of addiction. Before we begin, however, let me define this term. According to the dictionary, addiction is ”The condition of being addicted (to a habit) or of being an addict. ...
The Easiest Way To Comprehend Alcohol addiction - Health & Fitness ...
By Jimmy Camp
Recognizing alcoholism as part of yourself or an individual else could be really hard. Alcoholism is defined as a disease that tends to make it possible for any individuals use of alcohol to interfere with their life plus the normal functioning of their daily duties, ... A females who drinks far over seven drink per week or more than three drinks every day as well as a man who drinks far more than 14 drinks per week or four drinks in a day will be deemed an alcoholic. ...
Health & Fitness Lifestyle
Coming soon – 2011 – 2012 Dawn Farm Education Series on addiction ...
Alcohol and other drug addiction touches virtually everyone in some way, yet when addiction hits home, people often feel isolated, frightened, confused, hopeless and unsure of where to turn for help and information. ...
Possible therapeutic target for depression and addiction identified
Researchers have identified an important part of the pathway through which stress affects mood and motivation for drugs. The finding may prove useful in ...
Prediction of the Risk of Comorbid Alcoholism in Schizophrenia by ...
Archives of General Psychiatry, a monthly professional medical journal published by the American Medical Association, publishes original, peer-reviewed ...
Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment Programs - Recovery Connection
Alcohol and drug addiction treatment programs provide the addict with the foundation, ... in the treatment of drug addiction, alcoholism and dual diagnosis. ...
Comparing Food Addiction to Drug Addiction | Suite101.
Food addiction and drug addiction have some similarities. Thought the drug of choice is different, the outcome is similar.
Alcoholic Family Dynamics
Among the symptoms of a family affected by alcoholism are denial, codependency, enabling, victimization, provocation, and crisis. In denial, the alcoholic ...
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