"White-collar" substance abuse problems

CEO's secret
New York Post
But for some executives, the stress of a floundering economy has lead to an even bigger consequence: substance abuse problems. Treatment specialists say they see the effects of the recession in the white-collar clients coming their way, ...

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Book review: 'The Next Right Thing,' by Dan Barden
Washington Post
Dan Barden's novel “The Next Right Thing” didn't lessen my admiration for Alcoholics Anonymous, but it does offer a darker view of AA — at least as seen in one fictional Southern California chapter — than I'd encountered before. . . Barden offers a grim picture of addiction but one that rings true, and he makes clear that he considers AA the last best hope for millions of desperate people. . . . 

Heroin addiction rising in metro Detroit suburbs
Detroit Free Press
Recovering addict Sean McGraw, 35, of Roseville turned to heroin after becoming addicted to Vicodin following knee surgery. / PATRICIA BECK/DETROIT FREE PRESS By Peggy Walsh-Sarnecki This 2007 Free Press file photo shows packets of heroin wrapped in ...

Gambling addiction is a new problem for counties
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
By Gary Rotstein, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette More than four years after casinos began operating in Western Pennsylvania, counties throughout the region have begun localized efforts to call attention to potential gambling addiction problems.

Addict who stole charity boxes from Bristol pubs is banned from city
This is Bristol
A DRUG addict cheated charities out of hundreds of pounds in donations by stealing collection tins from pubs across Bristol to feed his habit. In a one-month thieving spree, Thomas Hamilton took ten charity boxes filled with coins donated for good ...

Children more vulnerable to Internet addiction than adults
The Korea Herald
More children are addicted to the Internet than adults, and teenagers are the most likely age group to suffer Internet addiction, a government study found Monday. Children aged 5-9 are more addicted to the Internet, at 7.9 percent, than adults aged ...

Experts warn of drug addiction
Bucyrus Telegraph Forum
A senior consultant on addiction from the Dr. Phil Show and a Columbus resident known nationally as "The Man with the Golden Voice" will make their way to Ontario High School at 3 pm March 11. Both men will address heroin, meth and bath salts ...

Addiction services streamlined with federal grant
"We've got a lot of different practices going on in various sites," Margaret Kennedy, director ofaddiction services, told CBC News . "We're seeking to standardize those and to put in place the best practices and take away the practices that aren't ...

Family support gives woman will to break free from addiction
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Jordan's methamphetamine addiction had led her to months-long absences from her family. The boyfriends she found could be as bad as the dope, including one who beat her to the point of unconsciousness in front of her two young daughters.

From Meth Addict to Del Norte District Attorney
Years ago, Jon Alexander was a successful defense attorney, before he succumb to an addiction to methamphetamines, an addiction that led to a six-month sentence in jail. After serving his time, a stint in rehab, and serving a suspension from the state ...

Recovering Addicts Lead Effort to Kick Zanzibar's Heroin Habit
Voice of America
March 05, 2012 Recovering Addicts Lead Effort to Kick Zanzibar's Heroin Habit Hilary Heuler | Zanzibar, Tanzania The tiny Tanzanian island of Zanzibar is grappling with the problem of drugaddiction. Many young men on the idyllic island use heroin ...

Paul Weller: I'm an alcoholic
London Free Press
Weller has now opened up about his years of heavy drinking, admitting he realized he has anaddiction to alcohol. The singer/songwriter tells Britain's The Times, "I feel fitter now. I go to the gym. Stopped drinking about 16 months ago.

Drug addict spared caning after sex change
Tests showed traces of Ice and heroin in her urine. Lawyers told The Straits Times it was unlikely that a man would change sex just to escape caning. One lawyer commented that this was the rare case of a drug addict with gender issues.


Addict who sold drugs to fund his habit jailed
This is Leicestershire
A heroin user who peddled drugs to fund his addiction has been jailed for two years. David Ian Watson was seen by police in a car in Bridge Street, Loughborough, selling a wrap of the class A drug to a customer. Alan Murphy, prosecuting, said officers ...

Kennesaw State to host addiction recovery seminar
Coshocton Tribune
(WTW) — Kennesaw State University is hosting a national conference for college administrators on young adult addiction and recovery. The National Collegiate Recovery Conference is Wednesday through Friday at the suburban Atlanta university.

Drug addiction is spread both in Bishkek and the South of Kyrgyzstan – Ruslan ...
“Drug addiction is spread both in Bishkek and the South of Kyrgyzstan,” said Republican Drug Center Director Ruslan Tokubaev on panel discussion dedicated to chemical addiction fighting in Kyrgyzstan. According him, in Bishkek and Osh city youth has a ...

American expert speaks on NZ addiction treatment
New Zealand Doctor Online
Allan Zuckoff, a lecturer in psychology and psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh spoke at a workshop in Christchurch for addiction and mental health workers today about why the people they help so often fail to respond to treatment, ...

Hawaii Five O star Alex O'Loughlin's fans knew he was ill before he sought ...
The Daily Telegraph
Looking more petite than expected .... Alex O'Loughlin with Jodi Meares at the 2011 GQ Men of the Year Awards at The Sydney Opera House. Picture: Richard Dobson Source: The Sunday Telegraph We catch-up with Alex O'Loughlin at his shoot with the Sunday ...

Meth takes heavy toll on users
Lawrence Journal World
“It does something for people with this disease that it doesn't do for other people,” said Stacey Hauck, a Crawford County addiction treatment provider and former meth addict. “An addict feels euphoria.” The drug increases dopamine release in the brain ...

Lundbeck Anti-Binge Drinking Drug Helps Cut Intake 66% in Clinical Trials
H. Lundbeck A/S (LUN), the Nordic region's second-largest drugmaker, said its anti-alcoholism treatment nalmefene helped patients cut consumption by an average of 66 percent in three clinical trials. Results of the final stage of clinical trials showed ...

Dealing with drug addiction in New Jersey
"It's the first step toward reclaiming these lives and treating drug addiction for what it really is -- a disease that can be conquered, but only with effective treatment," Christie said in February during his budget address. "Let's not turn our backs ...

Heroin Addiction Rising In Metro Detroit Suburbs
By The Huffington Post News Editors
Addictions to opiate-based painkillers such as OxyContin and Vicodin are fueling a growing heroin problem in the suburbs. Authorities in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties said they have seen increases of up to 50% in the number of ...
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Treating Alcohol Addiction is Possible « Drug Rehabilitation
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There are many teenagers as well as adults who are not able to get rid of alcohol addiction. There are several ... The reasons of alcohol intake can be many but the truth is that excessive alcohol can result into addiction. Addiction affects not ...
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How To Help The Addict Who Doesn't Want Help | Addiction Recovery
By David Sack, M.D.
In an ideal world, every addict that arrives in drug rehab would be cognizant of their disease and determined to get well. But when dealing with addiction, ideal situations are rare. There is ongoing debate about whether an addict who doesn't ...
Addiction Recovery

W.E.N.N » Weller: 'I'm An Alcoholic'
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7:26am EST. Weller: 'I'm An Alcoholic'. 7:26am EST. Madonna 'opens Up About Marriage' In New Track. 7:26am EST. Jessie J Cancels Perth Shows. 3:56am EST. Hagar Leads Tributes To Montrose. 3:56am EST. Corbett Sent To Rehab Over Depression Fears. 3:56am EST ... Weller has now opened up about his years of heavy drinking, admitting he realized he has an addiction to alcohol. ... I didn't want to go to AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) or any of that b**locks.” In 2008, Weller was ...

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'Hawaii 5-0' Star Alex O'Loughlin Begins Treatment For Addiction ...
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'Hawaii 5-0′ Star Alex O'Loughlin Begins Treatment For Addiction. March 5, 2012 at 7:58 am | Category: EBuzz | Tags: Alex O'Loughlin, Rehab. Hawaii 5-0 star Alex O'Loughlin is taking a short break from the series so he can get treatment ...
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Internet Addiction: Do You Want To Live In The Real World? |
By Sherry Gaba
Making a change from spending hours on the computer to connecting to real people in the world around may be the best New Years resolution if you find yourself in this addiction trap. ... Tags: 12 steps, aa, Addiction, Addiction Treatment, adolescent psychotherapy, adolescent therapy, Agoura Hills, agoura psychotherapist, alcoholism, anxiety, Calabasas, calabasas psychotherapist, Celebrity Rehab, couples counseling, couples psychotherapy, credit card debt, depression”, Dr Drew ...

The Worst Addiction Advice You Can Get | Psychology Today
On the insanity of stopping addiction before you treat it By Lance Dodes, M.D.... ... woman suffering with alcoholism told me she'd been advised by a self-styled " addiction expert" ... The most common and famous of these are 12-step programs .

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