Alcohol can be toxic to your heart

Alcohol can be toxic to your heart
The National Institutes of Health's National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism defines alcoholism, also known as alcohol dependence. An alcoholic craves alcohol. (S)He has to have it. He can't stop drinking and has to drink more and more to get ...

Study: drug addict's brains wired for addiction, linked to family ties
The State Column
Drug addiction remains a mystery on what determines an individuals's tendency towards developing drug addiction. Some people become addicted to drugs, while others do not. Conclusions from a recent study suggest that a person's brain may be ...

Heroin Addiction Among Teens Rising in Local Pennsylvania Area
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COM, February 04, 2012 ) New York, NY -- One area in Pennsylvania is seeing an increased number of heroin teen addiction, despite national statistics showing that the numbers for such are decreasing. In Hazelton, Pennsylvania area, a drug addiction ...

Sibling Brain Abnormalities May Hold Key to Addiction
By Janice Wood Associate News Editor An abnormality that makes it more difficult to exercise self-control has been identified in the brains of drug addicts, as well as their siblings who have no history of addiction. Researchers at the University of ...

Texas Rangers' Josh Hamilton gets personal about alcohol addiction
Texas Rangers star outfielder Josh Hamilton, a recovering alcoholic and drug abuser, admitted at a press conference today to having several drinks in two Dallas restaurants on Monday night. “I had a weak moment on Monday night in Dallas," Hamilton told ...

Outrage as former drug addict Robbie Williams launches online poker site
Daily Mail
By Lucy Buckland He is no Angel, but former drug addict Robbie Williams has enraged fans once again by launching an online poker site. Anti-gambling campaigners also slated the Take That singer for launching the website claiming the 37-year-old would ...

Daily Mail

Heroin Addiction in the Valley: Part 3
This is part three of a three-part series on heroin addiction in the Mahoning Valley. Tiffany Kashmiry's heroin addiction destroyed not just her own life, but also her family. For ten years she depended on drugs and alcohol.

Addict snared by police while on drug delivery run
This is Staffordshire
"He tested positive at the police station, he is in the grip of a compelling addiction and that has led him to repeat this offence. "It was a foolish act considering it was almost the same street where he was caught in 2008.

Addict jailed for wine shop raid
A drug addict who robbed a wine shop with an air gun and a T-shirt over his head has been jailed for five and a half years. James Farrelly (26) of Bolton Street Hostel in Dublin 1 pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to robbery at O'Brien's ...

Book Review: Redemption From Addiction: The Eleven Powers and The Eleven Arts ...
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)
Redemption From Addiction is a book that is a must-read for anyone who is impacted by addiction: the addict, families, friends. It isn't just about recovery but how the addict thinks and behaves that affects their recovery efforts and those around them ...

Former NBA Star Chris Herren Talks About Addiction
Former basketball star and now recovering drug addict Chris Herren spoke to large crowds Thursday at Tiverton High School. By Matthew Sanderson Durfee High School basketball legend Chris Herren, profiled in his new book “Basketball Junkie,” shared his ...

Duchess Kate visits addiction rehab center
CBS News
The Duchess of Cambridge, who accepted an honorary patronage with Action on Addiction in January, made a private visit to the Clouds House, a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center in Wiltshire on Thursday.

Demi Moore Checks Into Utah Rehab
E! Online
E! News has learned exclusively that the Margin Call star has checked into the ultra-posh Cirque Lodge addiction treatment center in Sundance, Utah. A source tells E! News Moore entered the facility the week following her now infamous Jan.

E! Online

Casino opens near Kan. speedway, but addiction treatment experts are bracing ...
The Republic
But as in most areas where casinos open, there's concern about the toll gambling takes on social services, particular in the treatment of gambling addiction. Treatment providers say they're bracing for an uptick in the treatment of addicted gamblers.

Ban for alcoholic drinks 'encouraging' children to booze
Scottish Daily Record
Regulator the Portman Group found Suck & Blow promoted binge drinking and appealed to children through its design and labelling. The product is a tube which opens at both ends so one person can blow half the contents into another person's mouth and ...

Gambling Addict Jailed After £400000 Theft
An online gambler who stole nearly £400000 from her employer was jailed, as the judge criticised her for not only stealing the money but also "a part of a decent man's life." Suzan Smith, 53, a trusted senior employer at Graham Wuyts and Co Accountants ...

Money raised to battle addiction in Jonesboro
At least 200 people were in attendance for the concert in Jonesboro, which preceded a special barbecue dinner prepared by men battling addiction. "We're just appreciative of everyone who has come out and we know that it's going to be a blessing to ...

Granite Bay dad went undercover to bust his son's dealer
Roseville Press Tribune
Tears still well up in the eyes of the Granite Bay father as he speaks to students about the prescription drug addiction that overtook his son's life. The unfinished Chevelle sitting in his garage in a posh neighborhood, the 6-foot, 2-inch, ...

Roseville Press Tribune

Mexican “Vaccine” Against Heroin Addiction to Be Ready in 5 Years
Latin American Herald Tribune
MEXICO CITY – Mexico's government said a “vaccine” against heroin addiction, which it patented this week, will be ready for human use in roughly five years. During a working visit to the northern border city of Ciudad Juarez, Health Secretary Salomon ...

Latin American Herald Tribune

Housing clean-up
The Canberra Times
BY FRANCES STEWART HOUSING ACT will crack down on antisocial behaviour at public housing developments with a specialist response team of social workers trained to deal with common problems among tenants, such as drug and alcohol addiction.

First class graduates at Jackson academy
Sioux City Journal
Jackson Recovery Centers announce the inaugural graduating class of its Academy for Addiction Professionals: Clint Eastling, Carolyn Goodwin, Emily Hamstra and RaMona Wanned. The academy is designed to train and prepare individuals for future clinical ...

Texas Rangers' Josh Hamilton must be careful to avoid being a statistic
Charlotte Observer
By Kevin Sherrington An emotional Josh Hamilton appeared Friday to discuss why he had at least five alcoholic drinks Monday in Dallas. "I feel terrible about this because I feel I let a lot of people down," he said. Layne Murdoch - GETTY When Ian ...

Charlotte Observer

Officials eye area for drug recovery support location
Today's Sunbeam -
By Phil Davis/Gloucester County Times With $25000 being reallocated by the New Jersey Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) to establish a Recovery Support Center, the Southwest Council Inc. is getting ready to submit a proposal to ...

State eyes tough reporting system for dispensing of prescription drugs
Buffalo News
By Tom Precious ALBANY — Maybe it's the mounting death toll or the soberingaddiction statistics. Or that it's an election year for all state lawmakers. No matter the reason, efforts are taking hold for New York to join other states that require ...

Buffalo News

Teen addicts helped for 20 years at Fort Myers center
The News-Press
For information about the center and Southwest Florida Addiction Services, call 338-2306 or About four years ago, during one of his weekly substance abuse counseling classes, Dennis Dominguez informed his counselor he would fail a drug ...

Is the Brain to Blame for Drug Addiction? | IdeaFeed | Big Think
By Orion Jones
The research indicates that both siblings showed the same abnormalities in brain biology, while over the course of their lives, one became a drug addict and the other did not. This suggests that the abnormalities in the brains of addicts are not ...
Big Think

What Is An Intervention | Addiction Treatment
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A person that desires to help an individual to stop the abuse of drugs just might ask what is an intervention? A Forever Recovery is here to help.
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Trauma and Chemical Use and Addiction | Addiction & Recovery ...
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Trauma and Chemical Use and Addiction. From the Dawn Farm Education Series: .... Follow “Addiction & Recovery News”. Get every new post delivered to your Inbox. Join 1692 other followers. Powered by Send to Email ...
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Demi Moore Heads To Rehab To Treat Addiction & Eating Disorder ...
Well, there goes another one. E! Online has reported that Demi Moore has checked into a Utah rehab center. You all remember the insanity that was Demi's 911.
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