Alcoholic mom may harm kids

Alcoholic mom may harm kids
Poughkeepsie Journal
Recently, Mom admitted that she is an alcoholic. When my husband and I went to visit her last summer, we could see first-hand how severe it is. She gets so drunk that she cannot walk or talk. She told us she has driven while drunk and that she also ...

Love: an addiction?
Jamaica Observer
Specifically, it's an addiction to a brain chemical called dopamine. Fisher has spent the past few years putting people in love into functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) scanners. These devices are able to detect changes to blood flow in the ...

Govt wants to isolate drug addict prisoners
Bangkok Post
The Department of Corrections is considering separating drug-case inmates suspected of keeping up their connections with the illicit drug trade outside prison from other prisoners. The department will dedicate a zone in the Klong Pai Central Prison in ...

Oakland Effect: Researchers explore alternative treatments in treating ...
San Jose Mercury News
What researchers in this country and elsewhere are finding, however, is that the "mind expanding" nature of some of these alternative treatments can shift perspective and change life directions in such meaningful ways that problems like addiction, ...

Kim Richards admits: I'm an alcoholic; post-rehab interview (VIDEO)
"I'm an alcoholic. I'm an alcoholic." Richards's interview will air during the last installment of the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' three-part reunion special on Monday February 13 at 9:00pm. Western New York fans of the Real Housewives of Beverly ...

Drug addict nabbed over RM50,000 jewellery theft
New Straits Times
HULU TERENGGANU: The police have detained a drug addict in connection with the theft of an assortment of jewellery worth about RM50,000, at a house in Felda Bukit Bading here on Jan 16. The 32-year-old suspect was picked up at 11.30pm, two days later, ...

The highs and lows of drugs
Independent Online
August said his life eventually spiralled out of control and he was in so much debt that he could no longer fund his addiction. His wife also left him three times because his problem had become worse over the years. “When you are an addict, ...

Independent Online

Street pastors saved my life, says reformed teenage heroin addict
Originally from London but now living in Llanelli, years of heroin addiction saw him doing time in prison and living rough. It was only thanks to a pastor, who introduced him to a detox programme and a euphoric moment in church which gave him a sense ...

Two UC adolescents hospitalized for K2 abuse But addiction program in middle ...
The Hudson Reporter
by Gennarose Pope Kids aren't just abusing marijuana and prescription pills anymore, say officials who run a federally funded program to keep Union City middle schoolers and high schoolers from becoming addicted to dangerous substances.

Alcoholism among Young People in St Kitts and Nevis
Caribbean Media Vision
This is a serious problem that the government and social organizations can not fight alone. If the society realizes the importance of the cure from alcoholic addiction, then the lifestyle of the society will change for better.
Caribbean Media Vision

Help is available for gambling addiction
Vernon Morning Star
By Cara Brady - Vernon Morning Star Editor's note: Following is the last in a series in recognition of Responsible Gambling Awareness Week. With a successful career in financial services and marketing and good personal planning, Carrie (not her real ...

Cumberland County considers potential impact of Gov. Christie's drug treatment ...
The Bridgeton News -
Any intervention that will address addiction is a positive thing,” said Juanita Nazario, director of the Cumberland County Office of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Services. “I've been in the field over 30 years and can tell you that incarceration can ...

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Tips for coping with substance abuse
Reading Eagle
Families affected by substance abuse and addiction often are caught unaware, with no idea how to deal with the problems they face. There is no road map for dealing with a family member suffering from drug and/or alcohol abuse or addiction, ...

Richmond's Daniel Connors says he has learnt from his mistakes
Herald Sun
Daniel Connors says he is not an alcoholic, yet concedes he has a problem with the drink. A gregarious bloke sober, he becomes reckless and a risk-taker when drunk. "I'm not an alcoholic," he says. "I'm someone who enjoys a drink too much and when I do ...

BAD SCRIPTS: Special report, the cost of prescription drug abuse
Ashamed of the lies he told, ashamed of the double life he led, all to support his addiction to prescription painkillers. It was a life that devastated him and loved ones. The event that finally brought three years of a prescription painkiller ...

Sundance 2012: Mary Elizabeth Winstead is Astounding in 'Smashed'
First Showing
Keeping the film from venturing into cheesy drama is a finely tuned script from Ponsoldt and screenwriter Susan Burke, who actually struggled with alcoholism on her own. While most films that deal with alcoholic characters only deal with the monstrous, ...
Drug addict jailed for doping old lady in robbery
Shanghai Daily (subscription)
By Zhao Wen | 2012-1-29 | ONLINE EDITION A drug addict who doped an 83-year-old woman with egg tart mixed with sleeping pills and stole her rings and cash worth more than 6000 yuan (US$947) was sentenced to 10 years in prison, the Shanghai No.

Stop DWI Victims Panel impacts DWI offenders
Each client was required to attend the panel Saturday at the mission, 247 Factory St., as part of the program and his or her recovery from addiction to alcohol or drugs. “My people are great people, but they have terrible addictions,” said Salvatore J.

Do you have a drinking problem?
The Borneo Post
I'm an alcoholic.I was suddenly seeing the world in a different light and everything just clicked,” he added. Darren immediately stopped drinking and attended regular AA meetings to overcome hisaddiction. “Mentally, it was quite hard.

Comedy show to benefit the ARC
Community Advocate
The event is being held in support of the Addiction Referral Center (ARC) of Marlborough and features music, dancing, refreshments and raffles. Kimberly Etheridge, chair of the event, has announced that performers will include Robbie Printz,...

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Breaking Free of Addiction | Psychology Today
By rchandra
10 Surprising truths about addiction. ... Breaking Free of Addiction. The truth about addiction may surprise you—whether it's drinking or drugs, more people quit on their own than any other way. Still,addiction rates are rising, and painkillers are ...
Psychology Today Features

Dean Haspiel's Alcoholic - The
By Stephen Elliott
Stephen Elliott bio ↓ · January 29th, 2012 · filed under Book Club Blog. Here's a couple of pages from The Alcoholic, written by Jonathan Ames and drawn by Dean Haspiel. Our next Letter In The Mail is by Dean Haspiel and it's in the form of a ...

Silent Addiction
By admin
Silent Addiction. Posted on January 29, 2012 by admin. Alcohol is considered by many health professionals as a silent addiction. This is because; it is very difficult to know that the person is already an alcohol addict, not unless of course, if he/ she confesses that he/she is suffering in such malady. The reason behind is alcohol drinking is widely accepted and buying alcoholic beverages will not make people to think that the particular person is already addicted to alcohol. If you suspect ...
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Fire kills 26 at Peru addiction clinic
euronews A fire at a drugs and alcohol rehabilitation clinic in Peru has killed 26 patients - all men - and injured 10 others. Reports say they had been locked in to stop them fleeing during treatment. The private 'Christ is Love' ...

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