Mary Rogan on Whitney Houston: A former addict's perspective

Mary Rogan on Whitney Houston: A former addict's perspective on a singer's ...
National Post (blog)
The funny thing is, in all my years of drinking, it never occurred to me that I wasn't an alcoholic. I knew it when I was 12 at Jill Sabey's sleep over birthday party. I filled a mason jar with whatever clear booze I could grab from her parent's liquor ...

A rabbi's teachings on recovery find a wide audience
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
For six years, Rabbi Taub, 37, has been teaching and writing about the spiritual component of recovery from addiction. He had begun within the Jewish community, specifically the Chabad movement, and yet providence or serendipity or destiny has brought ...

Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Whitney Houston's past could have contributed to death, addiction psychiatrist ...
Monsters and
Noted addiction psychiatrist and and CEO of top-rated Promises Treatment Centers Dr. David Sack believes that over time, the alleged past drug demons of cocaine could have played a part in the problems Whitney Houston faced. Treating addiction requires...

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Huffington Post
Addiction is an epidemic. Much will be written of how sad it is. It is, of course, sad; but it is written into the addict's manifesto, they will die. I'm sure all those who party-cipated with an addict before their death will feel badly.

DSM-5 lists Internet addiction among mental illnesses
New York Daily News
By Rheana Murray / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Internet addiction might be considered a mental illness under proposed revisions to DSM-5, the mental-health industry's guidebook. Surf the web too much? That might soon land you on a psychiatrist's couch.

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ACOAS: How Did Growing up with Addiction Affect You?
Huffington Post (blog)
ACOAs: Click above to find out which negative and positive qualities you may have developed growing up with some form of addiction in the home. (2-3 Min) The kind of emotional and psychological trauma that occurs within the context of relationships can ...

Kevin Riordan: Christie's comment on treating drug abuse stirs hope
Philadelphia Inquirer
"Addiction is a chronic illness." It's one thing for a treatment professional such as Loebs or a media personality such as Dr. Phil to embrace the concept that addiction, like alcoholism, is a disease. But when a hard-charging former US attorney like ...

Football could not save Chris Jacquemain and Tyler Campbell from painkiller ...
Plain Dealer
Tyler's Light aims to provide drug-addiction education and support to residents of Pickerington and Fairfield County. At Akron, the Campbells were known as a good, solid family. Under Wayne Campbell's watchful eye, the two young men would be enveloped ...

Plain Dealer

There is new hope for addiction recovery
Can you imagine how it must feel to recover from addiction and find a whole new life that you didn't expect to find? When you listen to the graduates of Fleming House speak about the requirements to be in the program, the commitments that need to be ...

Father Speaks of Late Son's Addiction at Treatment Center (blog)
Then, the worst happened: “At age 28, he was pronounced dead at 12:49 pm on November 10.” Addressing the young boys, the elder Hoetker said: “Drug addiction ruins families. It ruins communities. It ruins lives. It will ruin your lives.”

Injuries, expectations can fuel problems with pain pills
Plain Dealer
By Bill Lubinger, The Plain Dealer CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Addiction to prescription painkillers is a growing national health problem that mainly plays out off the athletic field. But are athletes somehow psychologically wired in a way that makes them more ...

Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
... to find help for those struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide. When founder Jamie Tworkowski was 26, he wrote a deeply personal and honest story about his friend Renee, a suicidal young addict who desperately needed help.

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When sex becomes an alienating addiction
Yahoo! Lifestyle UK
Any addiction translates into a person's difficulty to be autonomous, to find self-balance, to manage their personal needs, shortcomings, emotions and impulsions... For sex addicts, it is sex that becomes the alienator, with the need for sex becoming...

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Recovering addict pleads for Rangers' Josh Hamilton to get the help he needs
Dallas Morning News (subscription)
Jimmy D. is a big Texas Rangers fan. He's even more of a Josh Hamilton fan. “I love that guy,” he said. “I really do. He just seems cool.” In Firefox, go to Tools / Clear Recent History. Check the "Cache" box and uncheck all other boxes.

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EQuicknews Reveals How to Help Your Loved Ones Quit Smoking This ... (press release)
Smoking Cessation Blog Exposes Tips to Help a Loved One Overcome Cigarette Addiction this love season. Laurel, MD, February 12, 2012 --(, a leading quit smoking company, today announced the launch of a new resource ...

Jazz poet's final attempt to break through isolation
Philadelphia Inquirer
"Alcoholism and drug addiction were both illnesses but people really only saw the condition and not the illness, so that's why I wrote the lyric from a stark point of reality. I always liked to give a very personal and constructive view point to ...

'Taking drugs was my biggest mistake'
Times of India
The 32-year-old mother of two recalls how addiction took over her life I have been taking drugs for almost eight years. I started when I was in a low phase, after I had separated from my husband. After getting addicted, I started peddling drugs.

Our moral cowardice means we care for our children no better than the Victorians
Daily Mail (blog)
Such is the concern for not upsetting the addict that only the most cursory of questions is asked about his or her children - how many they have, who is taking care of them or not, how many of them are already in care. It says little for our priorities ...

Rehab center mismanagement puts addicts' recovery at risk
By Susan Taylor Martin and Lane DeGregory, Times Staff Writers For men and women struggling to beat addiction to drugs or booze, American Restoration Centers promises a sober living environment where they can become "healthy, active and productive'' ...

Agencies oppose plan to legalize medical marijuana in Ohio
New Philadelphia Times Reporter
“We wanted to take early action to get our position out there,” said Brian Kress, chairman of the Alcohol, Drug Addiction & Mental Health Services Board of Tuscarawas and Carroll counties. Also weighing in against use of medical marijuana is the ...

Demi Lovato's ailing father: 'Please call your daddy'
Digital Spy
Lovato, who has been estranged from her father for more than a decade, has struggled with an eating disorder and drug addiction in the past. She recently revisited her treatment center in LA to speak about her experiences with addiction.
Did we lose Whitney Houston to drug addiction? | VOXXI
By Veronique de Miguel
Journalists all over the world are now speaking about how lonely Whitney and Jazmín were despite their superstar status, but Whitney's death may be caused by her addiction to substances she used in order to face problems at work, home and in her relationships, leaving her feeling isolated, helpless and ashamed. So deeply so, that not even her wonderful voice was loud enough ... If it is you, the sooner you ask for help, the better. National Alcoholism and Substance Abuse hotline ...

Porn addiction is about to end my marriage !
By "smiles"
my first post.Only way i can vent bc im going crazy please help ! my 24th anniv. is this year but i dont think ill make it.... cant deal with my.
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Rambling Follower: After Whitney Houston's Death: Reflections ...
By Allison
No one wonders at why smokers have such a hard time giving it up. They're addicted. Analcoholic/drug addict drinks because he is addicted. It is a tragedy individually and collaterally; and our collective refusal to confront what addiction is, ...
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