Interview w/ Lisa Espich Author of “Soaring Above Co-Addiction ...
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Lisa Espich is the author of the award-winning book, Soaring Above Co-Addiction: Helping your loved one get clean, while creating the life of your dreams. After nearly two decades of trying and failing to save her husband from an addiction to ...
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Brighton Hospital Names New Directors
PR Newswire (press release)
He is certified by the American Society of Addiction Medicine and has been a member of the Brighton Hospital active medical staff since 1998. In addition to his work at Brighton Hospital, Dr. Berger has worked with the Henry Ford Maplegrove Center, ...
Burkwood Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment Center Welcomes Industry Veteran ...
PR Web (press release)
Burkwood Treatment Center, a licensed residential chemical dependency treatment facility that specializes in treating men and women with a dual diagnosis of addiction and co-occurring mental illnesses such as depression and anxiety, is pleased to ...
Defense: Jackson's insomnia caused by addiction
Jackson's medical records, according to the defense, suggest the singer had gotten regular injections of Demerol from his dermatologist and that his addiction to the painkiller contributed to his insomnia. Chernoff said Jackson could not sleep without ...
Asians fighting alcoholism may benefit from naltrexone
Washington, Sept 28 (ANI): Asians who are struggling with alcoholism may benefit especially from naltrexone, one of three medications approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of alcoholism, according to a new UCLA psychology ...
Alcoholism disability comes with a cost
Green Bay Press Gazette
The Social Security Administration changed its rules in the early 1990s, denying disability benefits based on the diagnoses of alcohol addiction. At that time thousands of people were collecting disability payments because drinking made them ...
Letter: Alcoholism is not an excuse, is a disease
Wausau Daily Herald
EDITOR: I am disappointed in columnist Mike Nichols' assertion that there is no comparsion between people with cancer and those with addiction. I am an alcoholic in long-term recovery. I also survived (and stayed sober during) a scare with melanoma a ...
Letter: Alcoholism is a treatable and beatable disease
But none of her positive attributes protected her from the ravages of alcoholism and the misery it caused all who loved her. Finally, she fully accepted the fact that in her own strength she could not overcome her hellish addiction. ...
National event honors those who've overcome addiction
Las Cruces Sun-News
By Charlotte Tallman For the Sun-News National Alcohol & Drug Addiction Recovery Month is a national observance that points out addiction treatments and mental health services can help those with substance abuse or mental disorders live a healthy and ...
An Anatomy of Addiction: Sigmund Freud, William Halsted, and the Miracle Drug ...
By Howard Markel In An Anatomy of Addiction: Sigmund Freud, William Halsted, and the Miracle Drug Cocaine, physician and medical historian Howard Markel, MD, recounts the story of two geniuses who used themselves as guinea pigs in their research on ...
Drug trio jailed for supplying Dungog students
Ms Clarke said Turner was a recovering alcoholic and his only vices were cigarettes and coffee. She told the court of Guest's tragic life including the deaths of her father and a child, an abusive relationship and a downward spiral to alcoholism that ...
Addiction only a symptom
The alcoholic will always find ways of paying for his or her alcohol. How do I know this? Apart from running three rehab centres, I too for 30 years was an alcoholic and drug addict. The answer, from my experience, is residential rehabilitation ...
Back to School Sends Some Moms Back to the Bottle, Warns Promises Treatment ...
PR Web (press release)
“Mothers are vulnerable to addiction just as they would be to heart disease, diabetes or any other chronic disease,” said Dr. Sack. “Even though the behavior may be 'hidden,' high-functioning alcoholism endangers lives. Rather than judgment, moms need ...
Banning Psychoactive Substances -- Well, Except for Those We Like
I believe that people regularly overcome addiction and alcoholism in the course of their lives. For me, treatment is a matter of accelerating the more-often-than-not natural process of recovery and of having people relinquish the self-concept of being ...
Different Aspects Of Prescription Drug Addiction | Prescription Drug ...
If it is tried in a domestic environment, it would result in consequent intolerance and being unable to endure the pain, one would get back to addiction. Abuses from domestic environment can be dangerous. So, the addict needs sympathy and ...
Prescription Drug Abuse
Naltrexone May Benefit Asians with Alcoholism | The Partnership at ...
By Join Together Staff
Naltrexone May Benefit Asians with Alcoholism ... In two sessions, they received an infusion of ethanol that was the equivalent of two to three standard alcoholic drinks. ... Addiction Treatment Professionals Pay Comes Up Short in Survey ...
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Take a shot at a non-alcoholic weekend | The Butler Collegian ...
By Alexa Smith | Opinion Editor
Take a shot at a non-alcoholic weekend. Posted on 27 September 2011. By Alexa Smith | Opinion Editor. Print Friendly. “Fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life, son.” This “Animal House” quote comes to mind when thinking of ...
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Intervention | Intervention Services | intervention specialist
By Drug Rehab Treatment Center News
A professional intervention service takes the addicts needs in to account and suggest specific drug rehab facilities or addiction treatment options. They also can make arrangements for a treatment facility and in most cases escort the addict ...
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Former Drug Addict Details Struggles in 'Against the Gates of Hell ...
Mylow Young is an author who struggled with severe drug addiction for more than half of his life. ...Former Drug Addict Taking the Gospel into U.K.Culture ...
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Former Packers kicker Chester Marcol chronicles battle with drug addiction
Appleton Post Crescent
That's why this alcoholism and drug addiction takes so many because people don't believe it's going to happen to them. You've had some low points in your life with addiction, including a suicide attempt. Did you seek treatment back then? ...
Swansea heroin addict hanged in cell
South Wales Evening Post
A HEROIN addict at risk of self harm was not placed under special measures on his first day at Swansea Prison, an inquest heard. Nine hours later Peter Murphy, 21, of Mayhill, was found hanging in his cell. He had initially been arrested on May 8, ...
Addiction conference impacts Rockford's economy
Drug and alcohol addiction can put people in dangerous situations, but today those who help patients recover learn some new approaches. A four day training conference started Monday in Rockford, for anyone who wants to learn more about addiction, ...
Asians fighting alcoholism may benefit from new UCLA study
UC Los Angeles
In the study, 35 participants received alcohol in the laboratory through an infusion of ethanol that was the equivalent of two to three standard alcoholic drinks. They completed two alcohol sessions, one after taking naltrexone and one after taking a ...
Addiction support group debuts
Mansfield News Journal
"My daughter is a recovering drug addict. I had sent her to rehab in Texas and when I came back, we felt that we should do something." Stamper's daughter also will be involved at HOPE meetings. Veronica Cain, coordinator of Ontario's Substance Abuse ...
Addiction and Recovery Statistics
In 2001 an estimated 20.5% of adults living in the Austin metropolitan area suffered from alcoholism, and an additional 10.7% were afflicted with drug addiction, making Austin the area with the highest per capita drug abuse rates in all of Texas. ...
FREE ADVICE with Richard: My Friend Is An Alcoholic Mom
Unfortunately she became an alcoholic some years ago and I didn't realize it for quite some time, until her behavior became odd and then obvious. She has been in and out of these 28-day rehabs a few times, and still continues her drinking. ...
Drug Deaths: Not Just About Overdose
Huffington Post (blog)
The rise in prescription drug abuse highlights addiction's non-discriminatory nature; people from all walks of life, from partying teens to ailing grandparents, are abusing these drugs. The primary reason that the number of traffic accidents has been ...
Addiction expert Nora Volkow to speak at Virginia Tech Carilion facility
Thursday's lecture, "What do we know about addiction?" will begin at 5:30 pm Volkow will present a second lecture at 11 am Friday geared toward scientists and students. It is also open to the public. Both lectures will be held at the Virginia Tech ...
Inmate Talks About Meth Addiction
By Angela Yingling SULLIVAN COUNTY, Tenn. -- One of the main focuses for many people working in law enforcement is a crackdown on methamphetamine. As we've reported, meth continues to be a problem all across our region and despite efforts to curb meth ...
People from alcoholic families more likely to drink in stressful ...
By Heather Rudow
People from alcoholic families more likely to drink in stressful situations. September 27, 2011 | CT Daily · Heather Rudow. (Photo:Flickr/lowjumpingfrog). Previous studies have shown that alcoholismcan run in families, but new research from ...
Live Virtual Town Hall: How Addiction Impacts Society | Phoenix ...
Join our Chief Clinical Officer Deni Carise TOMORROW at 8PM EST for a Live Virtual Town Hall hosted by The Partnership at Drugfree.org, InTheRooms.com, and TheFix.com. Panelists will explore how addiction impacts different segments of ...
Asians fighting alcoholism may benefit from study | UC Health
New UCLA psychology research indicates that Asians who are struggling with alcoholism may benefit especially from naltrexone, one of three medications approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of alcoholism. Recent research has found that a gene ... In the study, 35 participants received alcohol in the laboratory through an infusion of ethanol that was the equivalent of two to three standard alcoholic drinks. They completed two alcohol sessions, one after...
Asians fighting alcoholism may benefit from new UCLA study | PsyPost
New UCLA psychology research indicates that Asians who are struggling with alcoholism may benefit especially from naltrexone, one of three medications approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of alcoholism. ... In the study, 35 participants received alcohol in the laboratory through an infusion of ethanol that was the equivalent of two to three standard alcoholicdrinks. They completed two alcohol sessions, one after taking naltrexone and one after taking a ...
Heroin Addiction Special InterviewNarconon Blog
Heroin addict recovers from heroin addiction and shares how Narconon saved his life. ... HeroinAddiction Special Interview. Posted on September 27, 2011 by narconon. Yea, I was addicted to heroin for 12 years and I found Narconon. ...
Understanding: Addict Using vs Addict Recovering - SoberRecovery ...
Hi Everyone, I'm trying to understand how it is that the addict using can completely "forget" about his feelings and his life while using. I. ... I understand this is an addict, but what happens when an addictenters recovery? Do they just wake up ...
SoberRecovery : Alcoholism Drug...
Addiction - Volume 106, Issue 10 - October 2011 - Wiley Online Library
Society for the Study of Addiction ... Addiction treatment outcomes, process and change: Texas Institute of Behavioral Research at Texas Christian University ...
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
F. Scott Fitzgerald on alcoholism
The entries from the notebooks are particularly grim; sometimes they're just lines of characterization he was saving for a story, other times they're anatomies of his own addiction: "Then I was drunk for many years, and then I died. ...
Celebration for overcoming addiction
By Elizabeth Fay - bio | email A party near the Rock River celebrates people who've kickedaddiction and continue on their road to recovery. The Rockford Rescue Mission hosted the event to support people who combated substance abuse and reclaimed their ...
Author sheds light on methamphetamine addiction
MMD Newswire (press release)
"Alcoholism and drug addiction are hugely prevalent in our society, but there is a way out," Dayan says. "I am a recovering alcoholic who has been sober for 22 years. I was inspired to write this story to raise awareness about the impact of addiction ...
Foleshill addict threatened police with knife and spade
A SOLVENT addict threatened police with a knife, a spade and a piece of timber after sniffing four cans of lighter fuel, a court heard. Richard Jackson, 24, of Achal Close, Foleshill, Coventry called 999 on May 7 and claimed people were trying to break ...
Addiction experts share experience, strength, hope
Over 20 years ago, when Sgt. Gerald Widdoes of the Cecil County Drug Task Force was just an undercover agent, he traveled to Rising Sun to purchase heroin from a rumored drug dealer. After the transaction, Widdoes called his boss to report the shocking ...
PROMIS Clinics Unveils New Facebook App to Diagnose Addictions
PR Web (press release)
PROMIS Rehabilitation Clinics, a leading addiction treatment group in the UK has recently updated their popular Shorter PROMIS Questionnaire (SPQ) as a free Facebook application for all users. The SPQ is a culmination of years of academic research and ...
Free medical forum focuses on addiction issues | Operation UNITE
Presented by Dr. Burns M. Brady, this workshop covers neuropharmacology and neuroanatomy ofaddiction, including the interaction of popularly abused drugs and alcoholism. Participants will garner knowledge including biological, ...
Health Column: Understanding the forces of addiction | Riverhead ...
By Jack Hoffman
Irrational as it might seem, the addict's struggle is to survive — and he or she needs that addictive object. To the addict, it seems that life will cease without it. Reason is not prevalent here. Addictionis prevalent and it's a powerful force that ...
Riverhead News Review
Gambling Addiction Involves Applicable Remedy by ...
The most rampant kind of addiction is substance addiction that involves drug addiction andalcoholism. Yet, there are also other forms of addiction that involve a compulsive behavioral pattern.Addiction to gambling is 1 this sort of sorts of ...
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Struggling with my addiction - SoberRecovery : Alcoholism Drug ...
[NB][/B] [B]Need help,still have not been able to quit,i am destroying my body taking oxycontin and dilauded for the last ten years. I go to meetings.
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Artists and addiction: Do drugs and alcohol really fuel the art of ...
"Addiction, however rationalized, is an attempt to avoid emotional pain and ignore ... DAVE: Bill, there would be no professional interventions for the " unwilling" addict unless they worked ...Addictions & Answers: Is alcoholism really a disease? ...
Gambling addiction seminar set for Friday
The Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse of Northwest Louisiana will present an overview of gambling addiction this Friday from 10 a.m. to noon. ... I am a recovering alcoholic, gambler, and have recovered from other addictive behaviors. ...
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