Journey from addiction to recovery in art

Merlene Davis: Journey from addiction to recovery displayed in art exhibit
Lexington Herald Leader
Left: Rocks Galore, by Andrew Lampkin, will be included in the exhibit of works by clients of The Hope Center who are recovering from addiction. Where: John G. Irvin Gallery of Central Bank, 300 West Vine Street When: Artists' reception is 4:30-6 pm ...

Lexington Herald Leader

Woman breaks addiction, gets Off the Streets
Gaston Gazette
She climbed in Funderburk's car and joined the family of women at Off the Streets, a transitional housing shelter for women escaping drug addiction and prostitution. Funderburk, a former junkie and prostitute, started the organization from her home in ...

So You Think That Sibling Study in Science Proves Something About Addiction?
Huffington Post
(Do you remember the ballyhooed 1990 study in the Journal of the American Medical Association that found the gene for alcoholism and addiction in one group of alcoholic cadavers? It was never replicated among any general alcoholic-addict population.) ...

'Shame' takes self-loathing to bed
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Michael Fassbender stars as high-functioning, poised sex-addict Brandon whose sister comes to stay with him against his wishes in "Shame." By Duane Dudek of the Journal Sentinel To call the character played by Michael Fassbender in "Shame" a sex addict ...

Self-labeled addict charged in DeLeon Springs meth lab bust
Daytona Beach News-Journal
Jett, who said he is a meth addict, was additionally charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, Haught said. A woman, Mary Frenier, 37, detained earlier with the men, ...

Alness addict given a chance
Ross-Shire Journal
“He is a recovering heroin addict and an alcoholic. “He admitted to his doctor that he did have a drink on January 18 because that is the spirit of the 'contract' they have entered into. He must be completely honest with them.

Ross-Shire Journal

Narconon East US Alcohol Rehab Centers Release Booklet for Children of ...
PR Web (press release)
Narconon East US Alcohol Rehab Centers are releasing a free booklet titled “The Truth About Becoming Addicted – How Good People Lose Control” children with alcoholic parents in honor of Children of Alcoholics week. To help the children and families ...

Study of Opiate Addiction Goes Legit
Pain Medicine News
by Brian P Dunleavy Historically, studies of management approaches for opiate addiction have largely focused on illegal “recreational” drugs such as heroin, or at least failed to differentiate patients using these drugs from those suffering from ...

Nuisance alcoholic is told he runs risk of prison
Worcester News
By Sarah Davies » AN alcoholic has been made the subject of a Crasbo banning him from drinking and being abusive in public. District Judge Nigel Cadbury imposed the two-year order on Martin Tandy following his convictions for theft, ...

New drug could help curb crime
Fox News
They are setting out to short-circuit the connection between crime and addiction by letting inmates decide to short-circuit their brains' pleasurable response to getting high on heroin or painkillers, or getting drunk. The study is small.

Addiction: Not a Laughing Matter | Phoenix House
By eedelman
I was disappointed to see the recent Dr. Drew segment on CNN titled “Hollywood's Drug AddictionProblem.” On the show, Drew Pinsky joined a couple of unlikely panelists (journalist Dylan Howard and former “Loveline” sidekick, comedian ...
Phoenix House

Proof: Addiction does indeed start in the brain - Blogs
By lskomal
A recent study released conducted by the Behavioral and Clinical Neuroscience Institute at Britain's Cambridge University shows that brain scans of siblings–one a full blow addict, the other not–show a shocking similarity. Both siblings had ...
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