Seeking addiction treatment? Here's a road map

Seeking addiction treatment? Here's a road map
Los Angeles Times
Addiction recovery facilities vary widely in approaches to treatment — not to mention in costs, resources, staffing and many other factors. Picking a place to pursue recovery isn't easy. The federal government has stepped in to help with the creation of resource material to guide consumers in finding the right place for treatment. The free guide, available on the National Institute on Drug Abuse website or in booklet form, is called "Seeking Drug Abuse Treatment: Know What to Ask.".. . There is also information on how long treatment should last and how 12-step programs fit in.
Hard copies can be ordered by calling (877) 643-2644. . . 

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Perth drug addict used girls to shoplift
BBC News
Her previous drug offending has been partially down to her drugaddiction." He told the court that Hendry wanted to address heraddiction and said her drug worker had seen a "change in her attitude". "She does appreciate that if she does get a chance ...

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Etta James battled drug addiction
Sky News Australia
Etta James battled drug addiction Updated: 06:34, Saturday January 21, 2012 Etta James' performance of the enduring classic, At Last, was the embodiment of refined soul: Angelic-sounding strings harkened the arrival of her passionate yet measured ...

Warrant: Ex-NFL QB Schlichter violated bond rules
Fox News
The former star, whose NFL career was derailed by a gambling addiction, made a brief court appearance Thursday following his arrest at his central Ohio residence a day earlier. A US magistrate judge outlined the allegations for Schlichter, ...

Kelly Osbourne's Alcohol Addiction is Back? Singer Relapses Hard
Gather Celebs News Channel
Kelly Osbourne's alcohol addiction has come back with a vengeance according to multiple online sites. Kelly sobered up in the beginning of 2009, but her old frienemy is back by her side once more. The 27-year-old singer and reality star's behavior is ...

Other View: Gambling not an addict's problem alone
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune
The factors that have contributed heavily to the increase in this addiction remain. The Wisconsin Council on Problem Gambling announced that the calls to its help line dropped from 14380 in 2010 to 13528 last year. But the same organization reported ...

Michael Fassbender: Portraying An Addict's 'Shame' : NPR
"It would be a similar circumstance if you make a parallel to an alcoholic," ... Theaddiction totally takes over so the pleasure center dwindles, and it's more about ...

Internet Addiction Shows Up In the Brain - Forbes
If Internet addiction sounds hokey, read on: brain scans show the neuronal changes that may underlie the habit.

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