Afghanistan massacre brings alcohol addiction in the military to the forefront

Afghanistan massacre brings alcohol addiction in the military to the forefront
New York Daily News
BILL: You know, Dave, all this reminds me of Vietnam, when GI drug addictionundercut the American effort. DR. DAVE: Bill, all the best military equipment and strategies may not overcome the damage to our current military effort in Afghanistan caused ...

New York Daily News

Hope for Recovery: Richmond Outreach Center Spearheads Efforts for Adult ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Meanwhile, a Virginia congregation called the Richmond Outreach Center leads the way in providing biblically-based substance abuse recovery programs. RICHMOND, VA., March 30, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- It is no secret that substance abuse is a ...

'American Pie' Star: Alcoholism Nearly Killed Me
KHBS-KHOG Northwest Arkansas
By Tomika Anderson, Special to CNN (CNN) -- Actor Chris Klein is speaking out on an illness that nearly cost him his life - alcoholism. The "American Pie" star tells People magazine that had he not checked himself into rehab in 2010, there's a very ...

Beardsley, now a motivational speaker, talks about drug addiction
Beardsley, now a motivational speaker, shared the dramatic story of his addiction to pain medicines. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer Dick Beardsley was within a day or two of never waking up again. Fortunately, he got caught. After retiring from running ...

Chris Klein, star of 'American Pie,' says alcoholism almost killed him
New York Daily News
“I would have died, and I think about that every single day,” the 33-year-old actor told the magazine of his battle with alcoholism. According to Klein, who is best known for his role as friendly jock Chris (Oz) Ostreicher in the “American Pie” series, ...

New York Daily News

Former rock 'n' roll assistant discusses addiction, relationships with rock stars
Downtown Devil
By Bailey Johnson, on Friday, March 30th, 2012 Chris O'Dell, now a substance abuse counselor in Tucson, struggled with addiction after she partied with iconic rock stars of the 1960s. (Madeline Pado/DD) The truth is raw and real, and it is what Chris ...

Downtown Devil

Taunton Substance Abuse Task Force holds 17th annual roundtable forum
Wicked Local
Peterson, a guest speaker at the Taunton Substance Abuse Prevention Task Force's 17th annual roundtable forum, founded the support organization Learn to Cope in 2004 after her son battled an addiction to prescription opiates and heroin.

Ex-alcoholic and addict is spared prison
This is Kent
A FORMER drug addict and alcoholic avoided jail for stealing two packs of meat when a court heard he has turned his life around. Neville Muttock, 44, of Phoenix Court, Clarence Street, appeared before Folkestone magistrates last Thursday, ...

One Alcoholic Drink A Day: Breast Cancer Increased Plus 10 Other Reported Effects
International Business Times
By Amir Khan: Subscribe to Amir's RSS feed One alcoholic drink per day increases the risk of breast cancer, according to new research. Epidemiologists attributed 2 percent of European and North American breast cancer cases to light drinking and 50000 ...

International Business Times

Chris Klein opens up on battle with alcoholism
WDIV Detroit
Actor Chris Klein is speaking out on an illness that nearly cost him his life - alcoholism. The "American Pie" star tells People magazine that had he not checked himself into rehab in 2010, there's a very real possibility he would have checked out ...

Tomblin in Martinsburg to sign substance abuse legislation
The Herald-Mail
Earl Ray Tomblin was in Martinsburg Thursday to take part in a bill-signing ceremony forsubstance abuse legislation. Tomblin said he also intends to fill the 23rd Judicial Circuit vacancy created by Judge Gina M. Groh's appointment to the federal ...

Chris Klein says sudden fame drove him to become an alcoholic: Most shocking ...
Fox News
After a taste of sudden fame, Klein tells People magazine he became an alcoholic. SODAHEAD SLIDESHOW: See the most shocking celebrity confessions. "I would have died, and I think about that every single day," the actor, 33, tells the mag.

Drug-addict gets life sentence for murder, DP rebuked
PTI | 06:03 PM,Mar 30,2012 New Delhi, Mar 30 (PTI) A Delhi court has pulled up the city police and directed it to spruce up to check the menace of drug abuse in open while awarding life term to a man for murdering a fellow drug addict "right under the ...

Substance Abuse Measure Now Law
West Virginia MetroNews
Earl Ray Tomblin says one of the biggest challenges in addressing the state's substance abuse problem is the varied nature of the problem. Tomblin was in Huntington, Martinsburg and Parkersburg Thursday to sign the new substance abuse bill into law.

Addict jailed after college silver sold to be melted down
Cambridge News
A thief whose favourite targets were Cambridge University buildings and students has been jailed after more than £10000 of stolen college silverware was melted down. Scott Thomas, 37, loitered around university colleges to steal bicycles but thought he ...

Cambridge News

One alcoholic drink a day increases rick of cancer by 5%
By drinking one alcoholic drink a day, women are raising the risk of cancer by five per cent, according to new research. Women drinking 'heavily' by havng three or more drinks a day are up to 50 per cent more likely to develop breast cancer than those ...

Cocaine addict officer cleared of misconduct
The Northern Echo
A SENIOR police officer has been cleared of being “the eyes and ears” of a gang of drug dealers who supplied his cocaine. A jury at Newcastle Crown Court yesterday acquitted Northumbria Police Detective Sergeant Paul Thompson of conspiracy to supply ...

Chris Klein: 'Alcoholism Nearly Killed Me'
Christian Post
He stars in the upcoming "American Reunion," the conclusion to the wildly popular "American Pie" series, but Klein has opened up about his dealing with alcoholismand how it nearly killed him. Klein, 33, became immensely popular with the release of ...

Christian Post

Chris Klein's Battle With Alcoholism
Daily Gossip
Klein got into various problems as a result of his alcohol addiction. He was arrested two times for driving under the influence and sentenced to prison for 96 hours. Eventually, the Nebraska-reared actor realized that he had to check into a rehab ...

Daily Gossip

Addict thug jailed for the mugging of woman in alleyway
Burton Mail
A 'DESPICABLE' mugger who robbed a partially-sighted woman in an alleyway has been jailed for more than seven-and-a-half years. Small-time drug pusher James Wilshaw targeted Valerie Warner, even though she was using her white cane to guide herself ...

Burton Mail

Penn. funds gambling addiction prevention program
In 2010, game tables were legalized and with them, a greater risk of casino patrons developing a gambling addiction. Since then, funding has continued to increase each year. The Department of Health now receives $4.6 million a year for efforts to ...

Breaking Addiction: Project Cope sets women on the road to recovery
Daily Item
I was a heroin addict for only three years, but I did so much heroin,” Booth said. “The same with cocaine, I just did it constantly, constantly, 24/7, and it was just so bad. Even my mother sees me today and says, who are you?

Addict preyed on the elderly
Malvern Gazette
Heroin addict James Horrigan, aged 37, chose people who were mostly aged over 80 as his targets and used a variety of excuses to get them to part with cash which he said he would pay back. But Horrigan, of St Kitts Close, Malvern, took the money and ...

Battling Alcoholism in Great Britain | The Way Out
By TheWayOut
The British government is considering taking a different type of approach to curbing alcoholismin their country. A new bill is being submitted to parliament that would set a minimum price of 40 pence per unit on alcohol in England and Wales.
The Way Out

Webinar to Review Results of Opioid Addiction Treatment Study
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The PCSS-B is operated by the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry, the American Osteopathic Academy of Addiction Medicine, and APA with funding from the Substance Abuseand Mental Health Services Administration/Center for ...
Psychiatric News Alert

Now what? - SoberRecovery : Alcoholism Drug Addiction Help and ...
By gurlie214
Please don't slam me for this, I just want your thoughts. My husband just got out of rehab Friday for cocaine addiction. He went right back to work on Monday and has been hard at it since Monday. He owns a company (with a partner) and is a ...

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