'Smashed' - a booze film with a dry wit

Sundance 2012: 'Smashed' is a booze film with a dry wit
Los Angeles Times
“What struck me when I first read the script was that it's not a feel-bad film even though it deals with alcoholism,” Winstead said. “There's no big intervention scene, and I even had a good time shooting some of the drunk scenes — they're serious ...

Sex Addiction a Myth? My Response to Dr. David Ley
Huffington Post (blog)
He is about to release a book called The Myth of Sex Addiction and is forever writing articles on the topic. As the author of Love Addict: Sex, Romance and Other Dangerous Drugs, I am forever writing articles about that decidedly different perspective.

Chicago Magazine Once Again Ranked Daniel Angres, MD, Addiction Psychiatrist ...
MarketWatch (press release)
CHICAGO, IL, Jan 25, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Resurrection Health Care (RHC) announced today that Daniel Angres, MD, an addiction psychiatrist and medical director of Resurrection Behavioral Health - Addiction Services, was once again one of ...

New Pennsylvania department to target drug, alcohol addiction | Philadelphia ...
Philadelphia Inquirer
By Angela Couloumbis HARRISBURG - Despite facing another difficult budget year, the Corbett administration has agreed to launch a new state department with a goal of streamlining drug- and alcohol-addiction programs in Pennsylvania.

Lawrence Township Planning Board Approves Mercer Council on Alcoholism & Drug ...
By Michael Ratcliffe This is the building at 1931 Brunswick Pike in Lawrence Township that the Mercer Council on Alcoholism and Drug Addiction plans to renovate and move into. A site plan application filed by the Mercer Council on Alcoholism and Drug ...

Gambling addict walks from court over $30000 deception
Geelong Advertiser
FORMER Geelong Harness Racing Club committee member Trent Scott, who stole more than $30000 from the club to fund his gambling addiction, has walked from court on a suspended jail sentence. A court was told Scott also used the club's credit card to ...
Gambling addiction brings agencies together
Vernon Morning Star
Janice Mercredi, with the BC Responsible and Problem Gambling Program, speaks at a community dialogue presentation. By Cara Brady - Vernon Morning Star Gambling is here to stay in the community and so are the benefits and challenges.

Prison for Carlisle addict who blew £10000 tax rebate on cocaine
News & Star
She said Hedley had even set up a self-help group for drug addicts like himself and was “now doing everything he can to address his addiction and has been doing so for some considerable time”. She said Hedley, who appeared in court on crutches, ...

News & Star

Magic Mushrooms Possible Treatment for Depression, PTSD, Addiction and Cluster...
By Stacey Doyle on 2012-01-25 Known as a psychedelic experience decades ago, today researchers are studying the psilocybin in magic mushrooms as a possible treatment for depression, PTSD and addiction as well as cluster headaches.


Introducing Addiction Recovery
PsychCentral.com (blog)
By John M. Grohol, PsyD Recovering from an addiction is probably one of the most difficult tasks a person can do in their lifetime. There is a whole industry that specifically addresses helping people overcome an addiction, whether it be from a drug, ...

PsychCentral.com (blog)

Addict was depressed so he stole from shops
Malvern Gazette
A FORMER crack cocaine addict has admitted stealing from two shops after becoming depressed by a lack of money. Philip Dutson, aged 23, admitted stealing £220.76 worth of pharmaceutical, electrical and food items belonging to Morrisons service station ...

The Last Call Program Reveals New Information and Studies About Beating ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
The Last Call Program has proven that the source of alcohol addiction stems from a chemical imbalance in the brain, which causes the body to feel dependent on alcohol. By treating the problem at its source, the Last Call Program helps restore the ...

An admission to a 'serious addiction'...
Arizona Silver Belt
You see I have a very serious addiction to politics and even though I must be coming close to hitting rock bottom by admitting that, it seems I am unable to pull away from the gossip...err, I mean investigative discoveries and consequential predictions ...

Recovering opiate addict hopes to volunteer at new center
Portland Daily Sun
By David Carkhuff No longer in treatment for drug addiction, Rose Buckmore came to Portland nine months ago to "get recovery." On Monday, she was eager to see what the new Portland Recovery Community Center has to offer, and to see how she could help ...

Aaron Paul on His Sundance Drama Smashed, Playing Drunk, and Breaking Bad
New York Magazine
It's always been that way. It's so weird, because I'm so the opposite of the dark and troubled youth. I've heard so many times, “You just have such crazy eyes, it just makes sense.” This isn't just aboutalcoholism. It's about addiction in general.

Md. Singer Helps Kids Face Family Drug Addiction
WBAL Baltimore
BALTIMORE -- Breaking the cycle of substance abuse in families is the goal of a new program geared toward Baltimore middle and high school students, and it's the brainchild of a successful R&B singer from Baltimore who dealt with the problem himself.

Breaking free from alcoholism - Living |nation.co.ke
Thomas Mbui Mburu, 40, has battled addiction to alcohol for 20 years. ... Breaking free fromalcoholism. Share Bookmark Print Email ...
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