Addiction docs restate anti-marijuana stance
The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A medical society for addiction doctors has reiterated its opposition to marijuana legalization as its California chapter considers voicing its support for allowing and regulating adult use of the drug as a way to prevent its ...
A recovering drug addict shares her story about just how easy it can be to get ...
WTSP 10 News
She said her addiction started as a teen in Michigan and continued when she moved to Florida in 2008. The 31-year-old said it was a lot easier to "doctor shop" in the Sunshine State. "It's not hard. You just call around, and when you're hanging out ...
UB to study new modes of addiction therapy
The grant from the National Institute on Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse will fund physicians and researchers in UB's Department of Family Medicine to establish a National Addiction Medicine Residency Assistance Council. The council will consist of ...
Elton John tried to rescue Ryan Adams from addiction problems
London, Oct 29 (ANI): Ryan Adams has praised Sir Elton John after the star tried to talk him out of his addiction problems. The 36-year-old rocker admitted that he was trapped in a “dark” moment in life, abusing alcohol and drugs, ...
Why Food Becomes Addictive
The hypothesis that food is an addiction is currently being studied by the Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity. Research is showing that there are similarities in the way the brain responds to drugs and highly-palatable foods. ...
Peace region getting it's own addiction treatment centre
Fort St. John is getting it's own residential addiction centre. Mayor Bruce Lantz announced on Friday afternoon that people in the Peace who are suffering from drug and alcohol addiction will be able to stay in the region as they get help. ...
Jackson trial told of 'addiction'
The Nation, Pakistan
Singer Michael Jackson was probably addicted to the painkiller Demerol, a witness for the defence in the trial of his doctor, Conrad Murray, has said. Dr Robert Waldman testified that records from Jackson's dermatologist show the singer was receiving ...
Expert on drug abuse tells local conference that fatal overdoses are rising ...
That was the observation made Friday by Dr. Ted Parran, a leading expert on abuse, addiction and treatment. Parran, who is affiliated with the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, was the keynote speaker at an opiates abuse conference ...
Alcoholic Mayor Divides Wisconsin City
By Mark Russell, Newser Staff (Newser) – Sheboygan mayor Bob Ryan is an alcoholic who has fallen off the wagon four times in the two years he has been in office, resulting in bar fights, lawsuits, and YouTube embarrasment. Now this Wisconsin city of ...
Jailed for burglary: The promising Grimsby poet who descended into alcoholism
Despite his achievement in youth poetry, he had descended into alcoholism, consuming, on average, three litres of cider and other alcoholic drinks each day. He said his client “cut a different figure when sober” and said Johnson was remorseful for what ...
Johnny Depp's 'teen idol' label turned him into alcoholic
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): Johnny Depp has revealed that he became an alcoholic because he hated being a teen idol. Depp, 48, admitted that he used to be so uncomfortable with fame after his profile skyrocketed following his role in TV show '21 Jump ...
The Madness of Meth
Huffington Post (blog)
I have often heard my clients say, "At least my loved one is an alcoholic and not a drug addict." Out-of-control behavior, irresponsible actions and the ability to substantially screw up one's life knows no boundaries between the use of alcohol or ...
Prosecutor: AutoZone killing a botched kidnapping by addict
Middle East North Africa Financial Network
Oct 28, 2011 (The Gazette - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) -- Strung out on heroin, yet determined to get rent money, a Colorado Springs parolee launched a robbery plot that killed one man and left another wounded outside an auto ...
Crossover lessons have meanings for us all
Jeff Sessions, local law enforcement, and current class members at the addiction recovery ministry. “But for a few decisions, any of us could be here as a client today,” he said. It's a message he's shared many times in his work with addiction recovery ...
HBO Developing Family Drama About Addiction From David Seltzer ...
By NELLIE ANDREEVA
The untitled drama is about a family dealing with co-dependence and addiction. Seltzer will write and executive produce with Lampley, whose company Atticus has a deal with HBO, as well as Lampley's manager Michael Price. In addition to ...
Absent fathers are fuelling drug addiction, anti-social behaviour and ...
Absent fathers are fuelling drug addiction, anti-social behaviour and crime among young people, says charity report. October 29th, 2011 Posted in Children/Family, Culture | Comments Off. By Jessica Satherley, Mailonline. Fatherless young ...
Pluz Media - Alcoholic man kills wife
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) A 28-year-old woman was murdered by her husband in south Delhi after an argument over his consuming liquor, police said Saturday. Sheela was killed by S.
5 Myths About Women and Sex Addiction | Addiction
By Everything Addiction
In the media, men are the primary subject of discussions surrounding sex addiction, while women largely go unnoticed. ... They may also be more willing to accept these labels than that of sex addict.... The Secret Lives of Alcoholic Moms ...
Overcoming Sugar Addiction with Jill Escher 10/30 by Underground ...
By Underground Wellness
In honor of "Sugar Addiction Awareness Day", Jill Escher stops by UW Radio to discuss her book, Farewell, Club Perma-Chub, A Sugar Addict's Guide to Easy Weight Loss. Topics will include the dangers and symptoms of sugar addiction, ...
Recovered Addict Shares His Story Across Midwest Schools | Top ...
To help our youth avoid the effects of drug and alcohol addiction I want to share the story of my descent into that world and how I fought and struggled to finally conquer it,? says Andrew Cuomo. A former addict of 15 years, Cuomo has turned ...
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Federal Grant Funds Development of Medical School Programs in ...
By Tyler Van Steinburgh
Join Together (10/28/11): The National Institute of Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse (NIAAA) has given the University of Buffalo a $900000 grant to develop graduate medical education programs in addiction medicine. The grant will fund a ...
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Conrad Murray Trial: Addiction Specialist Testifies About MJ's Demerol Use ...
By Kimberly Potts at TheWrap The court goes to mid-morning break after testimony by addiction specialist Dr. Robert Waldman, who testified about the high doses of Demerol Michael Jackson had been given by Beverly Hills dermatologist Dr. Arnold Klein in ...
Amy Winehouse Refused to Attend Therapy for Alcohol Addiction
Despite her battle with addiction, Amy Winehouse refused to go to therapy to help deal with her alcohol problems, according to the Inquest conducted surrounding her death. However, Amy's doctor is insisting that she saw no signs of suicidal thoughts ...
Former alcoholic starts drinking again, causing his wife great concern
St. George Daily Spectrum
I don't know if you have kids or plan to have kids, but alcoholism can be destructive to parenting as well. You have a lot at stake here, so confronting this issue ASAP is critical. Just be honest and firm with your husband. You married a sober person. ...
Palmetto Addiction Recovery Center Newsletter Available Online
The Open Press (press release)
Rayville, La (OPENPRESS) October 26, 2011 - As a part of its ongoing commitment to provide patients and their families with as much information as possible, Palmetto Addiction Recovery Center recently made back issues of its seasonal newsletter ...
SNL's Darrell Hammond talks addiction, Yale highlights recovery
The pain of drug addiction is in the news today, once again. Digital Spy just reported that Darrell Hammond talks of childhood abuse and addiction in his new book scheduled for release. Just last week we learned from studies in Vancouver that there is ...
A Life Lost to Heroin Addiction
He never acted like someone who was on drugs, he was a functioning addict, he said. “I lived in the house still and I had no idea,” she said. The family kept the addiction a secret at first since her stepfather was chief of police in Roselle. ...
As a disease, alcoholism exhibits a unique profile
The Desert Sun
Question: On what scientific evidence do you base your statement that alcoholism is a disease? As a practicing physician, I have always thought a person who drinks to excess did so because they want to, and yet I'm trying to keep an open mind that ...
OneRecovery(TM) Launches Mobile 12-Step Program Meeting Finder to Support ...
MarketWatch (press release)
SOLANA BEACH, Calif., Oct 27, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- OneRecovery, Inc., a leader in online social networking, peer support communities and behavioral modification programs, announced today the availability of OneRecovery OnTheGo, a mobile 12-Step ...
Santa Barbara schools combat drug and alcohol addiction
The Daily Sound
Though households across the country are plagued with the disease of alcohol and drug addiction on a daily basis, there is only one week each year truly dedicated to eradicating that sickness. Red Ribbon Week was born in 1985 following the death of DEA ...
Pike County opiate town hall kicks off coalition to find solutions
The meeting Wednesday, which was open to the public, brought together 20 people who mostly have connections to the law enforcement and drug addiction communities. However, Juni Frey, executive director of the Paint Valley Alcohol, Drug Addiction and ...
Young man reveals addiction to painkillers found in home cabinets
Tyler is a former heroin addict, but before that, he was hooked on prescription drugs--primarily pain pills. "When I was addicted all I wanted was the drug--chasing that illusion of the next high," he says. Tyler got his pills from friends. ...
Chronic Relapse Branding Campaign Launched Nationwide
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
The campaign to connect the critical work of addiction specialists in treating a person with chronic relapse to the core values of Burning Tree offers a distinction relative to the hundreds treatment facility options available coast to coast. ...
People vs. Dr. Conrad Murray -- Addiction Expert: MJ Suffered From ...
By TMZ Staff
Addiction Expert -- Dr. Robert Waldman Testifies Updated 10/27/11 at 8:48 AM The defense is trying to show Michael Jackson had such a debilitating… ... "Beyond a reasonable doubt" is a pretty tall conviction when Michael was a known drug user,. ...
'Addiction Is Spiritual' | Urban Faith
By Edward Gilbreath
We asked LaTonya Mason Summers, a Charlotte, North Carolina-based mental health therapist, to comment on the realities of drug and alcohol addiction and what we can do to help those affected by it. .... Addiction is spiritual. I believe an addict's zealousness can be indicative of the great calling on his life. He just needs to move that zealousness away from destructive behavior to purposeful, life-giving behavior. LaTonya Mason Summers is the founder and executive director of Life ...
The Carolinas Conference on Addiction and Recovery
The Carolinas Conference on Addiction and Recovery is sponsored by Addiction Recovery Institute of Tryon, North Carolina, Burke Council on Alcoholism & Chemical Dependency Inc. of Morganton, North Carolina and. The Bowles Center for ...
Alcohol / Drug Council of North Carolina
Gambling Addiction | Overview -- FamilyDoctor.org
Information about the signs and treatment of a gambling addiction.
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Addiction: from mechanisms to treatment : Article : Nature Reviews ...
It needs no explanation that addiction is an extremely serious problem, considering its impact on both health and society. Unsurprisingly, addiction is a major ...
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