Amy Winehouse The Lioness' Final Roar

Amy Winehouse The Lioness' Final Roar
Paste Magazine
As she sank deeper and deeper into her addiction, her talent was overshadowed by her reputation, and she never did get it together long enough to put out a follow-up to Back to Black. Perhaps that's why when Lioness: Hidden Treasures—an odds-and-ends ...

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Addict in trouble again
The Border Mail
Judge Fran Hogan said when sentencing Locke, 25, in March his threatening a service station attendant with a screwdriver was not a classic case of a drug addict engaging in armed robbery to feed a habit. And she accepted that Locke was deeply ...

Cliftonville drug addict Carly Stafford stole from her grandmother
Kent Online
by Paul Hooper A Cliftonville drug addict with convictions for prostitution has been freed for Christmas – despite draining her sick grandmother's bank account to feed her habit. Carly Stafford, 23, had been given a bank card from trusting granny Anne ...

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Drug addict tortured, killed and buried housemate in shallow grave
This is Local London
By Mark Chandler » A 31-YEAR-OLD who tortured a man for his £93000 bank account details before murdering him and burying the body in woodland has been jailed for a minimum of 28 years. Police enquiries found that Thomas Puxty had withdrawn £50000 from ...

Drug addict spoils family's Christmas
The Advertiser Series
After unwrapping the gifts intended for the girl, drug addict Raymond Bragg dumped them on a railway line because they had no resale value, Newton Aycliffe Magistrates'Court, in County Durham, heard yesterday. Bragg admitted burglary and was warned ...

Student Free From 17 Years Drug Addiction After Varsity Admission
His words: "Being in the school delivered me from drug addiction. This school is a transformational ground. The messages I heard helped me to publicly relinquish the act. The atmosphere in the campus fostered my recovery and I am totally free from ...

Double life of drug addict caddie who broke into churches
Scotland Courier
The 45-year-old's once high-profile career now lies in tatters after he admitted breaking into a number of Fife churches in a bid to steal petty cash, which he then used to fund a chronic drug addiction. Once seen as a ''likeable rogue'', ...

Scotland Courier

Former heroin addict gets best Christmas present ever - a second chance
It's about helping people whose lives have hit rock bottom due to addiction. Keifer Moreland's story could easily have ended at the age of 12. "I was a heroin addict, and my lifestyle was out of control," said Moreland. In November of 2010, ...

Pfizer reports positive results from anti-addiction study of Embeda
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Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) announced Thursday the results of three phase four studies of Embeda, which were intended to assess the addictability of the drug when crushed and taken either orally or intranasally. Embeda is an extended release morphine sulfate and...

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Olympic Torch honour for addiction centre boss
Burton Mail
Noreen Oliver was given the accolade for setting up and running Burton AddictionCentre, in Station Street, and her campaigning work in raising the profile of drug and alcohol issues on the national agenda. Mrs Oliver, a keen football fan, ...

Burton Mail

Methadone moratorium — again Council enacts 6-month ban on addiction clinics
Foster's Daily Democrat
Methadone is a synthetic narcotic that has been used for more than 30 years to treat addiction to heroin, morphine and other opiates. Methadone reduces the cravings associated with heroin use, but does not provide the euphoric rush of heroin. ...

Former Addict Pays It Forward, Now Helps Others Face Their Issues (blog)
One such example of the success of peer support is Lambert, an ex-convict who was diagnosed with mood disorder with drug addiction, but has since turned his life around. He is becoming a prominent peer trainer, and gives classes in Delaware and across ...

Alcoholic attacked his mum
Buxton Advertiser
AN alcoholic admitted assaulting him mother during an argument at his home, a court heard. Carl Alfred Whittle, 28, of Market Street, Hayfield, threw a wooden ashtray while drunk which had struck his mother Jean Whittle on the left side of her face. ...

New Year, New Realities: Selling Recovery TV
This may sound like a lot of sensationalism—until you realize that there are more than 22 million Americans dealing with the disease of addiction to alcohol and other substances, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services ...

Hollywood ending for former addict
Chicago Tribune
Life hasn't changed all that much for Kelly Christian Jr. since the Tribune profiled him in January. He's still working the same blue-collar job, still living in the same small apartment in Addison, still facing some health struggles. ...

Chicago Tribune

Chris Herren sends moving message
"If I hadn't been a drug addict, maybe I could have been telling you about what it's like to be an NBA champion with Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett," Herren told the students. "But that wouldn't have been as important as what I'm telling you now. ...

13 WTHRIndianapolis woman overcomes homelessness, addiction through faith
Entertainment News from AP By Angela Cain - email LuWanna takes her lessons from the classroom to the pulpit at Olive Branch Christian Church on the southeast side, where she is a student pastor. She showed Eyewitness News the alleyways where she used ...

Is he an alcoholic? - SoberRecovery : Alcoholism Drug Addiction ...
By yehuertas
My husband drinks vodka with juice every day and be finishing a 1/2 gallon in 3-4 days to start an other one. He don't seem to get drunk or need it.

The confines of culture | Addiction & Recovery News
By Jason Schwartz
I recently read a series of great posts that had no direct relationship to addiction or recovery but they got me thinking about the power of culture as a sustaining force in addiction. The series was sparked by a Forbes blogger who wrote a post ...
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