Greg Oden Talks Alcoholism

Oden talks alcoholism, nude photos, injuries and comeback
USA TODAY (blog)
That second year in Portland I pretty much became an alcoholic." Which may have not been Oden's lowest point. That came when nude photos of him were leaked on the internet. Oden remained in his house for three days. "I wish it wouldn't have happened," ...

USA TODAY (blog)

Facebook addiction test shows women and young people are most at risk
Fox News
Norwegian researchers have developed a Facebook addiction test with a scale that likens users of the social network to alcoholics and drug addicts. And women, younger people and the socially insecure are most likely to become addicted to the site, ...

Oden says he 'became an alcoholic'
1 pick Greg Oden, regarded as one of the biggest draft busts in NBA history, has admitted he became an alcoholic during his second year in the league. In a wide-ranging interview with his former Ohio State teammate Mark Titus for the website Grantland, ...

Greg Oden: 'I pretty much became an alcoholic'
Los Angeles Times
1 overall pick whose career was derailed by injuries, says he basically became an alcoholic by his second season in the NBA, during an interview with Mark Titus, Oden's former teammate at Ohio State. Oden, who was drafted by Portland with the first ...

Greg Oden Admits Alcoholic Past, Announces Plan To Take 2012-13 Season Off
1 overall NBA draft pick Greg Oden opened up about his five years in pro basketball and admitted he became an alcoholic early in his career with the Portland Trail Blazers. “My cousin got wrapped up in the NBA lifestyle and threw parties at my house ...

Women more at risk of Facebook addiction, researchers find
Herald Sun
Researchers at the University of Bergen in Norway released findings showing women were more at risk of "Facebook addiction" due to its social nature. The researchers listed six warning signs of possible addiction, including feeling an ever-increasing ...

Oden 'became an alcoholic'
Chillicothe Gazette
1 overall NBA draft choice Greg Oden said in an interview with he "pretty much became an alcoholic" during his second season in the NBA. Oden made the comments in an interview with Mark Titus, who was a teammate of Oden's with the ...

Take the Facebook Addiction Test
A Facebook addiction test developed by the University of Bergen in Norway may be able to tell you if you have a Facebook problem. As I watch my friend across the lunch table use her smartphone to post yet another photo and status update, ...


Boggs on Boyd: 'Delusional drug addict'
"You have a delusional drug addict who let not only his family down, but his team, the city of Boston, Red Sox Nation when it counted most. Now he wants the good people of Boston to go out and spend money on this garbage to support his habit.

Drug addict busted in city-wide manhole cover thefts
New York Post
By JAMIE SCHRAM Andrew Modica, 46, was arrested yesterday in connection with the numerous stolen manhole covers across the city, law enforcement sources told The Post. Cops pulled Modica over in a stolen Staten Island pickup truck near his home on 67th ...

New York Post

Copenhagen's Alcoholic Faith Mission Make SB Debut
Santa Barbara Independent
By Aly Comingore (Contact) CROSSING OVER: It's no surprise to hear that the members of Alcoholic Faith Mission feel inspired by the Canadian indie-rock scene. The six-piece band immediately draws comparisons to Canuck chamber pop acts like Stars, ...

Santa Barbara Independent

Addiction in the Ranks, Soldiers and Heroin
Opiate use is on the rise in the military as the US investigates the deaths of 8 soldiers who died of overdoses. A report by the United States Army, covered by CNN, reveals investigations into 56 soldiers, including the eight who overdosed, ...

Greg Oden discusses career, alcoholism, comeback in candid interview with ...
1 pick of the 2007 NBA Draft, offered a hard-hitting and revealing interview with Grantland's Mark Titus, in which he touches on his battle with alcoholism; the truth behind the supposed “basketball-related” injury that kept him out of the first half ...

Meth addict avoids prison because of Drug Court's problems
Barrow Journal
A Barrow County judge has agreed to allow a meth addict who admitted violating the rules of Barrow County's drug court program to remain in the community because of questions raised about the program's services at an April 26 hearing.

One teen's story of breaking free from addiction
Buffalo News
However, through intense rehabilitation programs such as those provided through Kids Escaping Drugs, teens suffering from addiction can receive treatment and eventually overcome it. This is what happened to 19-year-old Will Trimper of Tonawanda.

Buffalo News

Hamilton beat out addiction to make big leagues
Montreal Gazette
Hamilton went from first-round draft pick by Tampa Bay in 1999 to out of baseball altogether because of drug and alcohol addiction. He recovered and returned to the majors in 2007 with Cincinnati, and was traded to Texas, where he has become a star ...
ade and his father.

Study exposes secret world of porn addiction
Medical Xpress
The researchers found excessive users had severe social and relationship problems and had often lost their jobs or been in trouble with the law as a result of their addiction. Some users escalated their viewing to more extreme and often illegal ...

'Facebook Addiction' test: Measure yourself to see if you're hooked
WNEM Saginaw
Researchers have developed a new tool to measure Facebook addiction: the Bergen FacebookAddiction Scale. The University of Bergen in Norway developed the scale. In its study, FacebookAddiction, it found that Facebook dependency produces symptoms ...

Are you a social media enthusiast or simply a Facebook addict?
Khaleej Times
The scale can facilitate clinical assessment and can be used for the estimation of Facebook addiction prevalence in the general population worldwide. “We are dealing with a subdivision of Internet addiction connected to social media,” says Cecilie ...

Khaleej Times

The Meadows to Sponsor a Free Lecture in Dallas, Texas on May 15
Houston Chronicle
The Meadows trauma and addiction treatment center is sponsoring a free lecture in Dallas, Texas on Tuesday, May 15 given by Rev. Daniel Gowan, M.Div., MA, LCDC, LPC-S, on the topic of “Pathways to Victimhood: Enmeshment and Triangulation.

Oden says he 'pretty much became an alcoholic' during second NBA season
Indianapolis Star
Former Lawrence North star and first-overall NBA draft choice Greg Oden said in an interview with that he "pretty much became an alcoholic" during his second season in the NBA. / Associated Press 2011 file photo Former Lawrence North star ...

Is Teen Drug Addiction on the Rise in Town? [POLL]
CAB Health and Recovery Services on Middleton Road reports seeing an increase in male teen drug use. By Molly Buccini Drug use among male teens may be on the rise in Danvers. Melanie Fried, program director of the Adolescent Residential Program at CAB, ...

Greg Oden Says He Became An Alcoholic, Got Offers To Work In Porn
By Dom Cosentino
Mark Titus has a piece over at Grantland that offers a "rare and candid" look at the reclusive Greg Oden, who was finally released by the Trail Blazers in March after five seasons marked mostly by injuries. Titus, who writes about his basketball ...

SLAM ONLINE | » Greg Oden Says He Became an Alcoholic in His ...
By Marcel Mutoni
Former top Draft pick Greg Oden is currently without an NBA job, and there have been whispers of him possibly having to retire. In a revealing interview with Grantland, Oden opens up the multitude of challenges he's faced since he entered ...
SLAM Online

Many Northeast women alcoholic - The Nation
Many Northeast women alcoholic. A survey conducted by the Community Soul Foundation and Thailand Health Promotion Foundation revealed that up to 59.3 per cent of women aged between... - National

NARR to honor Addiction Professional editor Gary Enos
By Nick Zubko
Addiction Professional Magazine,Addiction Professional specializes in drug and alcohol treatment, recovery counseling, substance abuse, alcoholism and drug addiction recovery news and information for counselors, clinicians ...
Grants to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Capacity In Adult and ...
Grants to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Capacity In Adult and Family Drug .... to actively intervene and break the cycle of substance abuse, addiction and ...

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Comorbidity: Addiction and Other Mental Disorders ... If you are seeking treatment, please call the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's ... 

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