Thursday, October 6, 2011

Alcoholism, Drug Addiction Among Seniors Expected To Triple By 2020

Alcoholism, Drug Addiction Among Seniors Expected To Triple By 2020
Huffington Post
While alcoholism is the most predominant addiction among seniors, a recent National Survey on Drug Use and Health says the rate of illicit drug use has increased more than 3 percent over the past eight years, NewsMax.com reported. ...

Facebook Knows If You're An Alcoholic
Jezebel
A new study shows that undergraduates' Facebook accounts may reveal whether they suffer from alcoholism. The shocking clue to problem drinking: lots of posts about getting wasted. According to Mobilepedia, scientists looked at the public profiles of ...
Neuroscientist traces roots of his drug addiction
CTV.ca
But this is no drug addict tell-all. Instead, Lewis details honestly his life as an addict, while drawing on his knowledge of neuroscience and the brain's workings to try to explain it. Lewis says he wanted to explain why brains get addicted and says ...
Hazelden to Invest Outreach, Services to Help America's Youth Find Recovery ...
MarketWatch (press release)
CENTER CITY, Minn., Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Hazelden, one of the world's largest and most respected private, nonprofit alcohol and drug addiction treatment centers, announced today it will invest $42 million to expand services to help ...
Alcohol can cause many problems in older people
Danbury News Times
Q: My husband, who is 66, is a recovering alcoholic who has been dry for about three years. I have been reading about dementia and alcoholism. He drank heavily on and off for 30 to 40 years. In addition to that, he is a diabetic with neuropathy and has ...
Few clues left behind as Edmonton mother vanishes
Canada.com
But soon drug addiction and psychosis took over Turner's life, ravaging the woman who had been an aspiring preacher and ``the best mom in the world,'' and leaving her almost unrecognizable to those who love her. Then, in August, the Edmonton woman ...
Addiction centre marks birthday
Swindon Advertiser
By Scott D'Arcy » A REFUGE for alcohol and drug addicts celebrated its 50th year in the town this month. About 100 people attended Gloucester House, a treatment centre which provides residential rehabilitation for men with alcohol, drug and substance ...
TreatmentMatch.org Leverages Technology to Help Patients Abandoned by Their ...
Sacramento Bee
TreatmentMatch.org is a free online service that helps people addicted to opioids (painkillers or heroin) or who were in stable treatment before abandoned by Kishore, connect with a new doctor who understands modern addiction treatment and is able to ...
Lieutenant Governor launches mental health and addiction initiative
Canada Views
Support for services relating to addiction and mental health is a major focus of this position, and has included the development and now the implementation of the recently released Alberta Addictionand Mental Health Strategy and Five Year Action Plan. ...
POLL: Drug Addiction Clinics on Cape
Patch.com
As of 2008 data from the Department of Public Health, Barnstable County has the second  highest overdose rate in the state. By Jennifer Simckowitz The storm didn't stop a few window shoppers yesterday on Main Street Hyannis. What's more, last week there ...
Addict jailed after stealing bicycles
Reading Post
By Mike Pyle A drug addict has admitted stealing two bikes worth more than £3000 and then selling them for just £150 split three ways. Whitley man Kevin Ward, 35, was sentenced to five months in jail after he admitted stealing the bicycles from a rack ...
Cocaine Addiction Blamed for Inflated Appraisals
Mortgage Daily
But after he and his wife argued that his fraudulent mortgage appraisals were driven by drug addiction, US District Judge Donetta W. Ambrose sentenced him to three years and 10 months for wire fraud, running alongside his cocaine sentence. ...
Addiction a tough fix
Edmonton Journal
By John Brine, Edmonton Journal October 5, 2011 The problem of addiction in our society, be it drugs or alcohol, is very real and very serious. However, William Kew would take away an individual's right to choose for him-or herself, insisting that the ...
In the future, you could get vaccinated for cocaine addiction
Kansas City Star (blog)
Now this is fascinating: Researchers say they're closer than ever to finding a vaccine to fight cocaineaddiction, the New York Times reports. Basically, the shot would cancel the high that comes from the drug from ever reaching the brain -- which ...
Facebook Can Detect Alcoholism?
Technorati
It can be said that people are exactly what they display themselves to be in their social media realms. People say what it is they feel, what they are doing, what they are eating and when they are going somewhere. One's identity can be said through ...
Drug addict guilty of murder
3News NZ
An Auckland drug addict who shot his flatmate with an air rifle has been found guilty of murder. A High Court jury found Glenn McDonald, 44, guilty of murdering Keith Kahi, who died near his home in Botany Downs, southeast Auckland, in July last year. ...
Richard Burton 'did not learn lesson' of father's alcoholism, says wife Sally
WalesOnline
“I think however there could be an alcoholic gene, I think it could well be hereditary.” Speaking about hurtful allegations in author Tom Rubython's biography, And God Created Burton, which alleged Burton “hated” his miner father Richard “Dick Bach” ...
Grant allows drug court to expand assistance to heroin addicts
TribLocal
By Mary Owen TribLocal reporter Today at 10:53 am A $200000 federal grant will allow Will County Drug Court to increase the number of program participants struggling with heroin addiction, county officials said. The program, which started in 1999, ...
Ways To Help Teenager With Drug Addiction | Prescription Drug ...
By Admin
Now, teenage drug addiction bothers many parents, for drug abuse is harmful and teenagers are likely to get into addiction. Since adolescence is a period of transition and growing up, teenagers are curious about any new things and they are ...
Prescription Drug Abuse
The Business of Drug addiction in Kashmir Lastupdate:- Wed, 5 Oct ...
The political upheaval in our state has been the most prominent factor in triggering an explosion in the drug abuse The continuous sense of insecurity and threat to life and property resulted in the emotional instability of the population in ...
Greater Kashmir:News
More to Addiction than Substance Abuse | Alta Mira Recovery ...
According to the American Society of Addiction Medicine, addiction is a persistent and organic brain disorder that should be treated like any other chronic.
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Study Finds Young Adults With Addiction Want to Change But Need ...
By Tyler Van Steinburgh
Join Together (10/5/11): Many young adults entering treatment for an addiction want to change, but don't have the skills, confidence or commitment to do so without help, a new study suggests. The study concludes young people can gain the ...
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Opiate addiction is a lifetime gig ! - SoberRecovery : Alcoholism ...
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With almost three opiate free years under my belt, I don't think of them as often. Although, I still can't look at a pill bottle without thinking of.
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Production of Alcohol Types of Alcoholic Beverages · Effects on ... Our site will provide you with knowledge about alcohol, addiction and safe drinking. Come out ...
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