Breaking Myths about Alcoholism

Breaking Myths about Alcoholism
By Betty Ford Center
Addiction, Treatment and Recovery. State of the Art Treatment; State of the Art Facilities ... There are many misconceptions about alcoholism. It was classified as an illness by the AMA (American Medical Association) in 1956. In 1991, it found a place in both the psychiatric and medical sections of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD); the classification used to code and classify mortality data from death certificates. And yet, myths persist. Five of the most prevalent are explored here . . . Howard B. Moss, M.D., NIAAA Associate ... More than half of the alcoholics . . .
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Tom Sizemore to write memoir about addiction and recovery
USA Today
By Lindsay Deutsch, USA TODAY Actor Tom Sizemore is jumping on the celebrity memoir trend and has signed a deal with Atria Books to document his climb to Hollywood and struggle with drug addiction and recovery. Sizemore, known for his roles in Heat, ...
Addiction Incorporated
DVD Talk
DeNoble's story is the primary focus of Charles Evans Jr.'s documentary Addiction Incorporated, though it is not the only one. Evans tells several tales here, separate yet interconnected by their ties to the fall of Big Tobacco: DeNoble's research, ...
Children with alcoholic parents 'more at risk of depression'
Nursing in Practice
Children living with parents with alcohol issues are more prone to depression, anxiety and increased anger. Health and social care organisation Turning Point is calling for an increased focus on the early screening and identification of families to ...
Reports of addiction spur legislators to look into Florida's 'Internet cafes'
Florida Times-Union
Although that number has shrunk to 48 since the city started a permitting process, a prominent anti-gambling group reports an increase in hotline calls seeking help for addiction because of the sweepstakes enterprises. That has some county governments ...
You can overcome destructive addiction to Internet porn
Gaston Gazette
I have a secret addiction to porn on the Internet, and no matter how many resolutions I make I just can't seem to quit. Will God help me, or does He expect me to solve this on my own? — SK A: No, God doesn't expect you to solve this on your own. ...
Heroin addict in court been on drugs since the age of 14
Thisisgloucestershire
"When he came to this country from the Czech Republic at the age of 14, he developed an addiction for opiates," he said. "He commits offences in order to fuel his addiction." Probation officer Patrick Tracey told the court: "He has breached his ...
Heroin addict was cannabis courier to pay off debts
Burton Mail
Sarah Hurd, defending, said Jones had had 10 years of addiction to drugs, but he had cut down a £60 a day habit to £10 a day and engaged in counselling. She said: “He doesn't owe money to drug dealers any more, he can say 'no' to these people. ...
Study "officially" ties drinking alcohol to unsafe sex
CBS News
For the study, published in the Jan. issue of Addiction, researchers conducted 12 experiments to put the theory to the test. The scientists found that drinking alcohol affects decision-making, and, spoiler alert: the more alcohol one drinks, ...
Sex and Pornography Addiction Expert, Founder of The Sexual Recovery Institute ...
DigitalJournal.com (press release)
On December 16, 2011, from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm, internationally known author, addictionspecialist and educator and founder of The Sexual Recovery Institute Robert Weiss, LCSW, CSAT-S, will speak to clinicians, individuals and families about treating ...
Homeless drug addict raided his mum's home in Lincolnshire
This is Lincolnshire
A DRUG addict who raided the home of his own mother after discovering she had gone out for the day has been jailed for 15 months at Lincoln Crown Court. Homeless Jason Moore, 40, spotted his mother at a bus stop waiting to go on a shopping trip and ...
Battle for the River Kwai composer's cash: Companion who saved Sir Malcolm ...
Daily Mail
At the time Sir Malcolm was a manically depressed alcoholic suffering with bipolar disorder, his family had all but disowned him and he was given just 18-months to live. The court heard how his finances were 'disasterous', he was in debt and Mr Day had ...
Charlie Sheen's Ex Brooke Mueller Receiving At-Home Treatment for Addiction
TV Guide
"Recognizing past attempts at treatment have not been successful, Brooke has decided to take a different approach to deal with her addiction," Mueller's spokesman, Steve Honig, tells the magazine. "Brooke will be participating in a program during the ...
Gambling addict embezzles $1m from audio showroom
Straits Times
Gambling addict Tang Yong Kwok carried on swindling victims even after he was sacked from the showroom - coming up with a new ruse to cheat his customers, some of whom were old friends. The 31-year-old was jailed for six years on Monday. ...
Recovering alcoholics challenged at holidays
Jackson Clarion Ledger
•Reach The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence of the Central Mississippi Area at (601) 899-5880. The website is www.ncaddcenms.org. •The state Department of Mental Health's toll-free help line for any addiction is 1-877-210-8513. ...
The Opposite of Luck: One Man's Atlantic City
The Brooklyn Ink
Who, he says, looking after is very difficult. He is constantly analyzing what his brother tells him. “An addict will lie to you,” he says. P has already seen the destruction drug addiction does to a family. Both his sister and another brother died ...
New Book Shows Catholic Men How To Completely Recover From Pornography Addiction
openPR (press release)
(openPR) - CINCINNATI, Ohio (December 20, 2011) – A long-time Catholic author, Dreck Masters, has just recently published a book directed at Catholic men who want help breaking free from pornography addiction—an epidemic in many Christian circles. ...
French Addict Sues Interior Ministry for Not Blocking Access to Online Gambling
Casino Scam Report
Emanneul Ludot, the man's attorney stated, “It's all well and good to moralise about online games but we all know that they rely on the addiction and sickness of players.” Currently there are 36000 registrants on the gambling ban list. ...
WOODFORD GREEN: Drug rehab centre can treat twice as many people thanks to ...
East London and West Essex Guardian Series
By Joe Curtis » A DRUG and alcohol rehabilitation centre will be able to treat twice as many people affected by addiction after it opened a new £280000 extension. More than 200 people can now attend the facility in The Broadway, Woodford Green, ...
Miley Cyrus Presents To Write Love On Her Arms At AMAs
BSCkids
To Write Love on Her Arms is a non-profit organization devoted to giving hope and getting help for people who have difficulties with depression, addiction, self-injury and suicide. In 2006, Jamie Tworkowski helped a girl who had an addiction, ...
Drug Addiction, Alcohol Addiction and How Christian Rehab ...
By Admin
Some people can use drugs several times and alcohol for years before addiction will set in while other people who are more vulnerable can be hooked the very first time they use drugs or take that first alcoholic drink and that is why drug ...
Prescription Drug Abuse
Tom Sizemore to write memoir of drug addiction and recovery ...
By Carolyn Kellogg
Actor Tom Sizemore, whose struggles with cocaine and heroin took him all the way to prison, will write a memoir of his addiction and recovery for Atria Books.
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My Life, His Addiction: From the Perspective of a Young Addict
By Barbara
Recently a young lady left a comment there and I'd like to share it here. I thanked her for it and told her that most parents appreciate hearing what its like for the addict, and especially coming from someone who managed to walk away from it. ...
My Life, His Addiction
General Health Information :Food Addiction, Rewiring of the Reward ...
By admin
Hmm, remember when we first started figuring out that tobacco smoke was killing people? There were many law suits. The food and beverage industry my face the same in the future.Here is a very interesting article, although I think the heading ...
Health Information Blog
What does Tradition Five mean anyway? - SoberRecovery ...
By WakeUp
... look at Tradition Five. Each group has but one primary purpose-to carry its message to thealcoholic. ... SoberRecovery : Alcoholism Drug Addiction Help and Information > AlcoholismInformation > Alcoholism-12 Step Support. What does ...
SoberFeed...Live!
Alcohol can lead to unsafe sex: It's official - Addiction Journal
Published since 1884 by the Society for the Study of Addiction to Alcohol and other Drugs. skip navigation. Home; General Information. Aims and Scope ...
www.addictionjournal.org/viewpressrelease.asp?pr=165
Addiction - Wiley Online Library
Alcohol consumption and the intention to engage in unprotected sex: systematic review and meta-analysis of experimental studies. J├╝rgen Rehm1,2,3,; Kevin D. ...
onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1360-0443.../abstract
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