Treatment helps addict regain life

Treatment helps addict regain life
Tulsa World
Arias' slide into painkiller addiction started when a doctor prescribed the opiate Lortab for persistent migraines when she was 21. The same doctor provided a narcotic inhaler for sinus problems. She was married, had two children, attended college ...

Prescription opiate addiction a rising plague on Delmarva
Delmarva Daily Times
"Opiate addiction for the last several months has been the highest number of clients we've treated; alcohol is second," said Victoria Johnson, director of development at Hudson Health Service in Salisbury. "We've seen more prescription opiate issues ...

Book reveals Tiger's takeaway from sex-addiction rehab
New York Post
By SUSANNAH CAHALAN and MICHAEL GARTLAND That's the lesson Tiger Woods learned from sex-addiction therapy, according to his swing coach Hank Haney. “There are some girls who are going to be after me even more now, especially the wild ones,” the golfer ...

New York Post

Stats: Need is dire for local inpatient treatment for addiction
The Missoulian
Somebody wants to do something about their addiction problem today. Where are you going to send them?” The $3 million Missoula Recovery Center is a project of the Western Montana Mental Health Center and is slated to be built on the corner of ...

Strategies are needed to fight Oklahoma's addiction nightmare
JUST as an addict develops tolerance for a drug, making the body less responsive to a substance unless it gets more of it, the general public can reach a point of desensitization to news about drugs. Stories may no longer ignite surprise — until ...

All bets are off: Addict says gambling was way to suppress feelings
It's estimated that about 3 percent of North Dakotans struggle with problem gambling, says Lisa Vig, director of Lutheran Social Services Gamblers Choice, a statewide gambling addictiontreatment program. Vig says the survey reinforces what counselors ...

Review of one day's court filings in Tulsa, Oklahoma counties tells story of ...
From the 21-year-old woman hooked on pain pills to the 72-year-old man arrested in the sale of them, the stories of drug and alcohol addiction are woven throughout the court filings in Oklahoma's two largest counties. BY THE NUMBERS Felony cases filed ...

Treatment troubles
Tulsa World
JOHN CLANTON / Tulsa World By GINNIE GRAHAM & CURTIS KILLMAN World Staff Writers Recent slashes in publicly funded treatment centers meant that few beds were available when Lindsey Arias finally worked up the courage to seek help for her addiction.

Tulsa World

Heroin addiction vaccine being tested at Mexico's National Institute of Psychiatry
BY DANIEL REYES Mexican scientists are close to beginning the first human trials for a vaccine that could potentially halt heroin addiction. The scientists, of Mexico's National Institute of Psychiatry, have been testing the vaccine on rats and have ...

Addiction symposium results in new group
Nanaimo News Bulletin
By Jenn McGarrigle - Nanaimo News Bulletin Addiction experts from across Canada involved with the therapeutic community model of substance abuse treatment banded together to form a national association during a conference in Nanaimo last week.

Many alcoholics suffered childhood trauma
A history of childhood trauma is common among people undergoing treatment for alcoholism and may be a factor in the development of the disorder, a new study indicates. Childhood trauma can include sexual, physical and emotional abuse, as well physical ...

Rome, 6 other schools gets substance abuse aid
Rome Sentinel
A substance abuse prevention and education program is being offered free to Oneida County schools through the New York National Guard in affiliation with a school resource officers coalition. Seven school districts in the county are involved so far in ...

Paul Gascoigne interview: The former England star talks candidly about his ...
Daily Mail
I'm not ambitious with my goals, but I can admit I'm an alcoholic. That's a start. A year ago I couldn't even say that.' Gascoigne's trials and tribulations make uncomfortable reading: A startling football career that petered out as alcoholismtook ...

Daily Mail

Neighbour threatened by alcoholic he was trying to help
This is Staffordshire
ALCOHOLIC Michael Owen barged his way into his elderly neighbour's home before attacking him and threatening him with a knife. The 48-year-old wrongly thought 67-year-old James Grantham was involved in trouble he was having at the time.

Billboard Battle
Jamestown Post Journal
By Scott Shelters ( , The Post-Journal When it comes to preventing alcoholism and substance abuse, Billie Jean Hubert believes it's best to target children. "We start with the youth because that's where learning begins, ...

Prescription drug dependence an epidemic in East Central Indiana
Muncie Star Press
Six were ruled caused by a narcotic overdose; two were ruled caused with combined alcohol and mixed drug intoxication; two were ruled caused by alcoholism. » One death was ruled accidental; the other was ruled natural. » One was ruled caused by a ...

Over 400 Arrested in California's Largest Decoy Shoulder Tap Operation
The Sacramento Press
On Friday, March 16, 2012, The Sacramento Police Department joined forces with investigators from the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control in an effort to arrest adults who buy alcohol for minors. Over 90 law enforcement agencies took ...

Sting by Modesto police, agencies statewide targets underage drinking
Modesto Bee
The Modesto Police Department and investigators from the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control joined more than 90 law enforcement agencies statewide in deploying decoys at liquor stores and markets. The decoys, who are under the age of ...

Modesto Bee

Brain chemistry creates need for in-patient treatment
The Missoulian
The brain chemistry of addiction is one reason it's so important to offer in-patient treatment for people who seek help from chemical dependency, according to the Western Montana Mental Health Center. The brain works on a reward system, and it becomes ...

Inpatient Programs for Alcohol Addiction Treatment | Recovery First
By russbarnstein
Inpatient rehabilitation is the most intensive program for alcohol addiction treatment – but it also produces the most amazing results. Although this type of.
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