The Way Out
Addict in nurse's scrubs: Drugs 'take over'
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Jim Kaju, a former nursing aide and onetime cop, found ways to feed his addiction on the job. Jim Kaju had been fired from his job at the University of Minnesota's hospital, but he wasn't going to let that stop his addiction. ...
Trying to remove alcoholic directors of homeowners association
Los Angeles Times
Both directors attend various support groups for their alcoholism but their actions and poor judgment end up costing the association and owners money by binding us to contracts we probably would not have entered into. How do we tactfully handle this ...
Auckland nurse admits drug addiction
An Auckland nurse admitted her battle with drug addiction after charges were laid against her for ordering hundreds of prescription pills for patients who didn't need them. ''I know I have a problem with drugs - admitting to myself has been a huge ...
My Teenager Is A Drug Addict - A Father's Story
I have written this in hopes that this may make some people think and act to stop this madness. I pray for every family enduring the anguish that goes with adolescent drug addiction and all those families that will continue to go through this until we ...
Drug addict strangles wife to death
CHARSADDA, Nov 12: A drug addict strangled his wife to death in Prang area and a man killed his fiancé in Othmanzai while a bridegroom died mysteriously on the first night of his marriage in Sabqadar area of the district, police said. ...
Consultation on opening of drug addiction centre in Brockley ending soon
By Nina Massey » A CONSULTATION on the opening of drug addiction centre in Brockley is drawing to a close. Lewisham Council and Lewisham healthcare trust currently jointly fund a drug and alcohol treatment service which is based at New Direction on ...
Asheville's Susan Reinhardt on one woman's escape from crack addiction
And after I printed the piece on loving an addict, Debra threw it on her daughter's bed, where she lay recovering from a crack binge. “I had come rolling in that morning after being gone a couple of days,” Amanda said. “Reading the article was a ...
Drugs policy advisor under fire over links to pharmaceutical company
The latest case has caused outrage among campaigners who say drug addiction policies have for too long been open to abuse from vested interests. The issue will be discussed by the Inter Ministerial Group on Drugs this week, The Independent has learnt. ...
Expert to talk on liquor crisis
The head of New Zealand's alcohol and addiction centre says more effective control of the liquor industry is the key to reducing the country's alcohol addiction. Professor Doug Sellman is coming to Wanganui to deliver the annual Porritt Lecture at ...
Six Caught Making Meth with Children Present
Nov 12, 2011 at 10:27 PM Addiction is not a disease like cancer. There is no comparison. Most people don't ask for cancer. Addiction is the result ...
Upcoming health and wellness events
Detroit Free Press
"The Doctor's Opinion on Alcoholism": Presented by Dr. Herbert Malinoff. This program will describe a physician's view of alcoholism as presented in the literature of Alcoholics Anonymous and updated with the modern neurobiology of addictive illness. ...
Jim Priest: Substance abuse and personal responsibility
Oklahoma's addiction problem is a collective problem calling for a collective solution. We need all hands on deck — not just workers at the mental health agency or law enforcement or school drug counselors. We need everyone to lend their efforts to ...
Severe lashing by husband sends wife to hospital
An alcoholic Saudi husband returned home on the first day of Eid Al Adha, ripped his wife's clothes and lashed her many times in front of her five little sons. Doctors said she suffered from severe injuries on the back, hands and face. ...
Out & about: Cape's SWFAS office celebrates 20th year
Keith Arnold were among community leaders who celebrated the 20-year anniversary of Southwest Florida Addiction Services in Cape Coral on Wednesday, Nov. 9. Arnold, who originally obtained funding for the building from the Florida legislature, ...
Help grandchild deal with deadbeat dad
These meetings will help to teach you a better way of explaining to your granddaughter what alcoholism is all about and how to handle the disappointments. There is a group in every city and by calling AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) you can find one close to ...
Outlawed bath salts still leave shattered lives behind
His mother looked on just a few feet away, unable to stop her son and unable to fathom that his year-long struggle with drug addiction had come to this. The pair stood in the middle of their usually quiet Ocala street. Smith pulled the trigger. ...
Why do people come into rehabilitation treatment?
Private Healthcare UK
Phil Grant believes that even minimal exposure to addiction treatment can be helpful: “anything that puts forward the education of alcoholism as being an illness, and the opportunity of recovery...is beneficial -- whether the patient completes ...
Sunday profile: Rachel Halligan
A recovering alcoholic and drug addict, Rachel knows her past remains very close. She knows the anniversaries by heart. Sept. 30, 1988. The day Rachel Halligan's best friend, Lori Smith, lost her life to a drunken driver on Stayton Road. ...
They live on borrowed time
These are egoistic suicides due to mental stress, family problems and alcoholism besides agrarian crisis, says psychiatrist and former director of Institute of Mental and Neuro Sciences (IMHANS), Kozhikode, Dr Suresh Kumar, who has done extensive ...
Prescription meds are becoming stimulants of choice on college campuses
Memphis Commercial Appeal
His research focuses heavily on addiction among college students. In a culture where people fuel up several times a day on Starbucks and chain-drink Red Bull, depending on stimulants is a way of life, Murphy said. So when a student reaches for someone ...
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