Ten Percent of American Adults Report Being in Recovery from Substance Abuse or Addiction

Survey: Ten Percent of American Adults Report Being in Recovery from Substance ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Survey data released today by The Partnership at Drugfree.org and The New York State Office ofAlcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) show that 10 percent of all American adults, ages 18 and older, consider themselves to be in recovery from ...

'Lovato' a worthy look at addiction and recovery
New York Daily News
By Richard Huff / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS There are times, Demi Lovato admits in a revealing MTV documentary, when she doesn't think she's going to beat her addictions. “There's days where you're going to struggle,” she says in “Demi Lovato: Stay Strong,”...

New York Daily News

Illness, addiction lead to isolation for the homeless
Worcester Telegram
In many cases, mental health and substance abuse issues also come into play, she said. “People warehoused in a large shelter location who suffer from mental illness and substance abuse may feel threatened and paranoid there,” Ms. Carmark said.

House committee OK's substance abuse bill with changes
State Journal
The measure is a comprehensive approach to substance abuse in the state, addressing things such as chronic pain management, database reporting, advisory and review committees, the use of a Multi-State, Real-Time Tracking System and opioid treatment ...

Addict cites poetry to judge
The Sudbury Star
As well, when the crack cocaine was found on Heffern, he told the officers "I'm an addict." Heffern, who has a seven-yearold son, is two credits short of completing his high school diploma, said the lawyer. Since he has a talent for writing poetry, ...

Alcoholic admits being racial abusive
This is Plymouth
AN ALCOHOLIC racially abused a man and then stamped on his foot, a court heard. Homeless Mark Johnson, aged 43, was given an order to test and treat his addiction. Johnson, of no fixed address, admitted racially aggravated threatening behaviour and the ...

Pill blocks alcoholic's enjoyment of a drink
The Province
A pill that makes alcoholics want to drink less has been developed by scientists for the first time, a conference has been told. The drug is thought to work by blocking mechanisms in the brain that give alcoholics enjoyment from drink and so helps them ...

Holiff was an alcoholic, but he was no drunk
The word "drunk," to me, conjures up an image of some poor homeless person battling an addictionproblem. This was not Saul. An alcoholic, yes, but always a gentleman, he did his drinking at home and virtually never showed it.

Professor: Internet gambling perilous, profitable
Norwich Bulletin
By JAMES MOSHER Internet gambling will increase addiction problems — especially among young people — but Eastern Connecticut casinos stand to make considerable profit in cyberspace, an Eastern Connecticut State University professor said Monday.

Denied money, alcoholic kills 62-year-old father
One man's desire and addiction to alcohol proved stronger that his love for his own parent, as in a fit of desperation he launched a murderous attack on his father and killed him. Rangnath Haribhau Sathe (62) refused to give his 33-year-old son money ...

Breaking the addiction: wave goodbye to smoking
WFMZ Allentown
The process must be centered around your lifestyle and daily routines to ensure the addiction is kicked for good. Don't be ashamed to acknowledge the difficulty of this task or ask for help. Before you begin the journey to stop smoking, ...

Whom to blame for addiction? Ourselves
Many addiction-related deaths stem from prescription medication, and it would be all too easy to place the blame on the doctors who prescribe the medication(s). I do believe the pharmaceutical companies are corrupt (they spend $241 million a year on ...

Blood In The Rooms
The program and community of Alcoholics Anonymous serve as the narrative context for the unfolding drama. Even the title of the book is borrowed from an AA motto. Compared to many addiction memoirs, The Next Right Thing—which has been effusively ...


Lynda Carter recalls 'shameful' addiction
Music News
Lynda Carter felt 'shameful' when she was battling an alcohol addiction during her struggle to launch her singing career. The Wonder Woman star has spoken about the height of her drinking problem as she tried to score a record deal when she first moved...

Music News

Group holds addiction recovery meetings
Reno Gazette-Journal
SMART Recovery, a recognized resource for addiction recovery, hosts meetings every Monday and Thursday for those in need. The program seeks addiction recovery methods based on scientific foundations, not spiritual foundations, according to a news ...

Survey: Ten Percent of American Adults Report Being in Recovery ...
By Josie Feliz
New York, NY, March, 6 2012 – Survey data released today by The Partnership at Drugfree.org and The New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) show that 10 percent of all American adults, ages 18 and ... who are struggling with addiction by offering clear evidence to support what many know experientially – that millions of Americans have found a path to recovery,” said New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) ...
The Partnership at Drugfree.org

More than 7 Million American Kids Have Alcoholic Parents?
By Dan
A national survey says that at 7.5 million children younger than 18 years of age across the United States suffer from having to live with a parent or parents with alcoholic problems. The survey report came from Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA), who used information from 2005-2010 National Survey on Drug Use and Health. The term 'alcoholic' is ... More than half of children in US widely exposed to alcoholism within the family. It is also shown that ...
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Dating an Alcoholic - SoberRecovery : Alcoholism Drug Addiction ...
By Lily258
Hi- My boyfriend and I have decided to try to work things out after a year of breakup. We were together for 5 years prior to that. I am now concerned about his drinking and is seeking some knowledge from someone with similar experiences.
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Recovery Housing and Treatment Programs ... - Addiction Journal
Published since 1884 by the Society for the Study of Addiction to Alcohol and other ... New research published online today in the journal Addiction reveals that ...

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