Russell Brand in talks to present addiction documentary for BBC

Russell Brand in talks to present addiction documentary for BBC
Russell Brand is reportedly in talks with the BBC to present a new television documentary about addiction. If talks are successful, this will be the first time Brand has worked with the broadcaster since being forced out for making prank phone calls to ... 

Growth in addiction to heroin, other opiates extends to Lancaster
Lancaster Eagle Gazette
For a ZIP code to have been identified as a hot spot, it must have been in the 95th percentile for heroin addiction. During the past couple of years, the abuse of heroin dramatically has increased in Lancaster. Commander Eric Brown, of the ...

Russell Brand in Talks to Host Addiction Documentary
Gather Celebs News Channel
He is in talks with BBC to present a documentary on addiction. The comedian has been outspoken about his struggle with addiction and consequent road to recovery, but the press really picked up on Brand's past after rumors began of Katy's refusal to ...

Upper Dauphin teen shares addiction struggle
Republican & Herald
Corey shared information about his addiction and continuing recovery on March 28 during UDA's Drug Education Day. Although he kept some information about his life and the source of his former drug suppliers private, Corey said he wanted to relay ...

'Narcopolis': Inside India's Dark Underbelly
He spent two decades of his life as an opium addict, immersed in the dark underbelly of Bombay — now known as Mumbai. A celebrated poet and a journalist, Thayil has just published his first novel, Narcopolis. The novel begins in the 1970s, ...

Tackling alcoholism as disease
Times of India
This is what alcoholism does not only to the person addicted to this vice but all those who are close to him. Several women who have themselves faced the problems of having a family member addicted to alcohol try helping each other by sharing their ...

FACES OF FAITH: 'God never turned his back on me,' reformed addict says
Richmond Times Dispatch
Robert Satkowski 38, starts each day at 6 am with prayer in the meditation room at The Healing Place, an addiction recovery facility in South Richmond. Prayers, Satkowski said, are critical to his staying drug- and alcohol-free. Substance abuse cost ...

An addiction epidemic
Beckley Register-Herald
Dramatic rises in the distribution of oxycodone and hydrocodone are now spreading across the country and a problem that really got its roots in Appalachia more than a decade ago has now become a national issue. While we certainly are saddened by the ...

Pornography is the new addiction
Daily Press
The sad truth is that pornography's control over the indulger's minds and emotions can become just as addictive as an addiction to synthetic drugs. Many women, men and young people have gotten caught in this addictive web. Just like the little chick in ...

Parents seek aid for boozing kids
The group also held its first special support session specifically aimed at parents of alcoholics at the Alcoholics Anonymous national convention last week. There was also a well-attended session entitled Young Persons meeting - getting sober under 25 ...

Russell Brand in talks for new BBC programme about addiction | TV News
Almost four years later, Brand is now trying to rebuild bridges in hopes of presenting a new show on BBC3 about drug addiction. The prank call which aired on BBC Radio 2′s The Russell Brand Show wound up receiving a number of compaints which would ...

Brand to make documentary on drugs
Times of India
The actor, who has battled alcoholism and drug addiction, will make the documentary for BBC, to which he returns after a gap of four years, reports He is said to be in talks with the corporation about making the programme for BBC3.

Investigations in Anti-Oxidants and Fatty Liver Expand the Health Benefits of ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
A recently published study, investigating the role of a universal anti-oxidant "Lipoic Acid" and non-alcoholic fatty liver, states that supplementation of Lipoic Acid prevented the accumulation of hepatic (liver) triglycerides through stimulation of ...

Paprika Steen separates characters, personal life
San Francisco Chronicle
Actress playing alcoholic in 'Applause' separates characters, personal life "Applause" casts Paprika Steen as an alcoholic actress who maintains a chaotic personal life in between furious performances as Martha in a stage production of "Who's Afraid of ...

The demon drink grabs the young
The Daily Telegraph
The fact that alcohol addiction among teenagers and young adults is a major problem at all is cause for deep concern. The fact that it's a growing problem, with parents attending Alcoholics Anonymous meetings in order to break the hold of booze upon ...

Story of redemption: Former addict finds strength in Bible
Statesville Record & Landmark
The top of each page has notes scribbled on it and small pages of notes are stuck within the pages. The book looks like it has been to battle. And it has. Each day, the words from the Bible and deep prayer on how he can witness to others act as weapons ...

Addicts: Getting help takes years
Muskogee Daily Phoenix
But when a meth addict is ready to get help, and the help isn't available right then and there — it's already too late. “You find yourself holding up a vial of meth and saying to yourself, this is the last one I'll ever do,” said Mark Seabolt, ...

Recovery's new poster boy
“Portrait of an Addict as a Young Man” chronicled the handsome and hugely successful book agent's descent into a harrowing crack addiction that cost him his career, his boyfriend and his savings — and left him broke and in rehab.


Brand to feature in drug documentary
Sky News Australia
Brand to feature in drug documentary Updated: 05:43, Sunday April 8, 2012 Russell Brand will feature in a UK television documentary about drug addiction, it was revealed Saturday. The former heroin addict, 36, confirmed he was in talks with the BBC ...

Alcohol Awareness Month observed in April
Every year, during the month of April, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) observes National Alcohol Awareness Month to raise awareness of alcohol abuse and to encourage people to make healthy, safe choices.

“Chuk Glassy Shera” Is Fine But Alcoholism Is A Very Serious Problem In The ...
South Asian Link
Alcoholism related problems seem to be one of the major concerns of the community. This issue was highlighted in a recent study conducted in Metro Toronto, which, like Metro Vancouver, has some of the largest Indo-Canadian/Punjabi populations.

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Body of drug addict found near Hotel
Frontier Post
KARACHI (PPI): The body of a drug addict was found near Sindhi Hotel in the remits of New Karachi Industrial Area police station on Saturday, police said. An official at the station said they found four to five days old body of drug addict from their ...

One of the brightest signs of spring in our wild places, coral bean plants are ...
The News-Press
Jackson, 50, is a former alcoholic and drug addict who got sober in 1985. She worked as a stripper for 10 years and has been married five times. She's been a single mother and struggled to survive. Now she gets a shot at helping people connect to God.

A Chance to Change Foundation receives $40000
A Chance to Change foundation plans to use a new grant from the Oklahoma City Community Foundation to help fight drug and alcohol addiction among adolescents. By Lillie-Beth Brinkman | Published: April 8, 2012 Leave a comment A Chance to Change ...

Capitol Report: Welfare drug testing measure to undergo changes
Tulsa World
Those who tested positive would not be able to receive benefits until they successfully completed a substance abuse treatment program. Last year, nearly 21000 Oklahomans received Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, and 17000 of those were children ...

Almost alcoholic? | Addiction & Recovery News
By Jason Schwartz
Almost alcoholic? This article demonstrates a big problem in understanding addiction and the a big problem in the current diagnostic categories. …when we think about alcohol abuse oralcoholism, our thoughts often go to situations like this ...
Addiction & Recovery News

Receiving Assistance For An Oxycontin Addiction | Jeff Thrasher
By thethrash
An Oxycontin addiction is a very dangerous disease and requires Oxycontin detox in order for anaddict to fully get their life back. Addiction is a plight that afflicts many in the United States and the world, however with detox services and drug ...
Jeff Thrasher

where do I begin... - SoberRecovery : Alcoholism Drug Addiction ...
By manfriday
Hi, just found this site and have a need to do something but unsure where to start... Aged 57 and have been a good time drinker since early teens. Pubs were my social life with mates or after work with colleagues followed by home drinking to ...

Painkiller sales soar around U.S. and fuel addiction –
Emerson had developed an addiction to pain killers and has recently completed ... Sales are also being driven by addiction, as users become physically ... said John Harsany, medical director of Riverside County's substance abuse program.

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