Willingway Hospital "Voices" Need for Comprehensive Addiction Treatment in ...
Willingway Hospital is a privately owned, 40-bed hospital specializing in the treatment of alcoholism and drug addiction. Founded in 1971 by the late John Mooney, Jr., MD and his wife, the late Dot Mooney, the hospital is recognized as one of the first ...
Gambling addiction lands ex-bookkeeper in prison
Utica Observer Dispatch
In total, Oczkowski spent three years stealing more than $617000 from Pounder Hall at the Eastern Star Home & Campus to fuel her out-of-control gambling addiction at the Turning Stone Resort Casino. “I guess I'm really stubborn,” Oczkowski said in ...
Dr. Schaler States Either Everything Is An Addiction Or Nothing Is
MarketWatch (press release)
Today, the meaning of addiction has been transformed to imply sickness, disease and loss of control. To de-stigmatize drunkenness, the early founders of the group Alcoholics Anonymous funded research to prove their theory that alcoholism was indeed a ...
Bristol heroin addict who stabbed his mother to death is jailed for life
Bristol Evening Post
A HEROIN addict who stabbed his own mother to death has been jailed for life. A court heard frail 78-year-old Sheila Iles was stabbed eight times in the back by her son Gary, who then walked out with her pension money and went shopping. ...
STEVEN KALAS: Options slim for living with moody, ill alcoholic
Las Vegas Review - Journal
You describe ready signs and symptoms of a husband with an undiagnosed mood disorder: a life-threatening illness, the social implications of the illness, irritability, isolating and the obvious -- he's an alcoholic. I've yet to meet an addict/alcoholic ...
Aging can bring out vulnerabilities, unhealthy behaviors
Here are some clues to watch out for, as well as strategies to address a possible addiction:Alcoholism is by far the most predominant addiction afflicting seniors, says Juan Harris, director of Independence Program for Older Adults at the Hanley ...
Alcoholic hepatitis is swelling of the liver that is caused by drinking alcohol. In most cases,alcoholic hepatitis is the result of years of heavy drinking. But the relationship between how much alcohol is consumed and whether a particular person has ...
The increase this year in alcohol-related casualty calls by students indicates the campus environment must change. By Senior Editorial Board | Staff At universities nationwide, the same weary mantra plays out semester after semester — college students ...
Intervention Services Now Offered by Luxury Rehab Facility Cliffside Malibu
DigitalJournal.com (press release)
A professional intervention is an orchestrated attempt to convince someone to seek professional help for a substance abuse problem or other addiction. Typically, these dramatic exchanges involve a face-to-face meeting between the addict and a drug ...
"Fake pot" addict speaks about dangers
By Margo Gray - bio | email It's called incense, potpourri or synthetic marijuana, but most teens are using it as fake pot. Just this month, two Lincoln County teens were sent to the ER in Fayetteville after smoking some fake marijuana. ...
P addict's tale is a story of hope
The former addict was sentenced to six-and-a-half years in prison for two charges of manufacturing methamphetamine or P. The west Auckland resident bears no malice towards her captors. When she was released on parole she sought out her arresting ...
Events planned for SC Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month
Nikki Haley has proclaimed September as Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month in South Carolina. Haley is encouraging communities across the state to recognize the achievement of those who want to overcome addiction and get treatment. ...
Teaching Points: “Women and Addiction: A Feminist Perspective ...
Editor's Note: In the third installment in Points' back-to-school celebration of teaching, Sarah Carnahan, candidate for an MSW and a PhD at Ohio State University, discusses the class “Women and Addiction: A Feminist Perspective. ... Kasl, “ Defining Addiction: “Patterns of Chemical and Psychological Addictions” —-. “Is Addiction Inevitable? Patriarchy, Hierarchy, & Capitalism”. June 30. Northrup, “The Patriarchal Myth and Addictive System” Downing, “Sex Role Setups and Alcoholism”...
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By Lexie Tourek
“Once you've been drinking coffee for a while, the feeling you are getting after a cup isn't the difference between the normal you and the super you, it's the difference between the addict before and after a fix.” Apparently, it only takes seven days ...
Enzyme might be target for treating smoking, alcoholism at same time
An enzyme that appears to play a role in controlling the brain's response to nicotine and alcohol in mice might be a promising target for a drug that simultaneously would treat nicotine addiction and alcohol abuse in people, according to a study ...
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September 20 – Addiction 101 | UMHS Headlines
This program will examine the dynamics of drinking and drug use, review addiction as a brain disease and describe the process of recovery from chemical dependency. Participants will learn how individuals experience drinking and drug use, ...
Is Sex Addiction Real? - ShaveMagazine.com
Sex addiction has stirred a lot of debate and interest. ... be in a relationship, are generally a happy person who likes life-but also likes sex) are you a sex addict? ...
Word of the Day: Addiction
Sara Bellum Blog defines addiction and shares resources for those battling addiction or for those who know people struggling with the disease of addiction. ... the Scene: Cigarettes Versus the Scale · Not LOKO for Alcoholic Energy Drinks ...
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