ASPEN — An analyst from the New Orleans area will provide a free lecture Friday in Aspen and conduct a professional workshop Saturday about the relationship between Jungian psychology and the 12 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous.
Both sides now: Judy Collins on life after alcoholism
She'd been an alcoholic for 23 years — "and I was proud of it." She'd toured and made records, but she knew the ride she was on — her father had been an alcoholic — and "as long as I was on it, I was going to enjoy every minute.
Abuse of Authority or Addiction?
Experts in the substance abuse treatment field share insight on what may have led decorated Hatboro police officer John Becker to be arrested for thefts and misuse of drug informants. By Theresa Katalinas The painkiller OxyContin was prescribed to ...
Drug addiction blamed in crime spree
By Betty Adams firstname.lastname@example.org AUGUSTA -- Ricky Allen Lane said Wednesday that an opiate drug addiction led him to take part in a dozen crimes in nine days, including an armed home invasion in Manchester. All four co-defendants in the Sept.
Mental health and substance abuse: Prevention is key
Greenville Daily Reflector
By Debbie Sudekum Many of us are aware of the impact of mental illness and substance abuse on individuals, families and our community. Youth will often self-medicate to cope with symptoms of underlying mental health needs. Young people have not learned ...
Prevention Fair tackles substance abuse
Maryville Daily Forum
By Tony Brown A spirit of mission was evident Tuesday afternoon during Maryville's inaugural Prevention Fair, an event centered on preventing substance abuse and violence among young people staged at the Courter Pavilion in University Park.
Iain Duncan Smith's plan for 'suspected' alcoholics won't work
Nonetheless, anyone who is a "recovering" alcoholic, or who has known a problem drinker intimately, will be aware that there are innumerable stops on the way down to the skid-row terminus where intervention is effective. American employers and families...
Substance Abuse Policy Changes in the Works at Verona Schools
By Ellen Coughlin Board Vice President Joseph Bellino discusses the ad hoc committee's findings on the district's policy regarding substance abuse and student code of conduct. Does the Verona school board have jurisdiction over its students in regard ...
Deep concerns over government plans to cut benefits for alcoholics and drug ...
Doctors and addiction charities today expressed deep concerns over government plans to cut the benefits of people suffering from alcoholism or drug addiction who refuse treatment. In the latest step in Iain Duncan Smith's controversial reforms of the ...
Coalition analyzes effects of drug addiction on crime
Leaders from all corners of society have banned together to produce a master plan, based on science, to fight the many problems and crime caused by addiction. It started nearly two years ago with people who want change, people who realized one thing is ...
'Addict girls put society at risk'
Pakistan Daily Times
LAHORE: Drug addiction among college- and university-going girls is a serious threat to society, and parents should keep a check on the pocket money and the bad company of their children, said Bilquis Edhi, a renowned social worker and the wife of ...
CRC Health Group Introduces New Substance Abuse, Eating and Weight Management ...
MarketWatch (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA, May 23, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- CRC Health Group, the nation's largest provider of behavioral health and addiction treatment services, headquartered in Cupertino, CA, has announced a new, free Assessment and Resource Center ...
TN can't get grip on pill problem
Across Tennessee, families measure the state's pain pill epidemic in terms of loved-ones lost to overdoses and loved-ones battling addiction. Pain pill epidemic takes toll on Tennessee familie... Legislators want to regulate pain clinics in Tenne.
Jersey Shore star Mike 'The Situation' opens up about harrowing drug addiction
"Jersey Shore" star Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino, a workout fanatic who was known for his rippling physique, is grateful to be alive after a harrowing ordeal with a crippling drug addiction. Sorrentino, 29, became addicted to prescription pain ...
The Situation Opens Up About Addiction & Rehab
Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino is speaking out for the first time about his recent stint in rehab for prescription drug addiction that forced him to temporarily halt his hard-partying ways that made him famous on Jersey Shore.
Hyndburn drug addict jailed for taking extra cash from sick OAP's wallet
A DRUG addict who stole cash from a 74-year-old Parkinson's Disease sufferer on his own doorstep has been jailed for 12 weeks. Toni Walker, 25, left her vulnerable victim, who has four carers a day to look after him, very distressed.
Take it from an ex-addict, outlawing drugs does not work
Whether you view drug addiction as illness, affliction, vice, symptom or destiny, my experience was that I never intended to become a heroin addict. Legality wasn't my concern when I was addicted. And my suffering was truly punishment enough, ...
Drug addict's slide ends in jail
But after being introduced to methamphetamine, Southee's casual use turned into a full-blownaddiction which cost him dearly, Mr Hewson said. Judge Les Atkins sentenced Southee to two years and three months in prison and ordered him to pay $250 ...
Recovering and helping others recover
And he understands where the clients are coming from because he is a recovering alcoholic himself who is now helping others rebuild their lives. "When you are an addict, everyday is a challenge," Colleran said during an interview in his office.
A New Day Rehab Launches New Alumni Program to Offer Ongoing Recovery Help
PR Web (press release)
Relearning to live life as a sober person is no easy task, which is why the regular attendance of twelve step meetings at Narcotics Anonymous (NA) or Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) continues long after treatment is over. This is the time when relapse...
PR Web (press release)
The Situation admits pill addiction, Snooki evicts self from - Celebitchy
While it's easy to assume that Sorrentino was in for coke addiction, he now ... Shore's Mike Sorrentino opens up to MTV's Sway about the substance abuse that ...
Sounds of Addiction - The Discovering Alcoholic
Sounds of Addiction. by Screedler on May 19, 2012. This video is making the rounds today. A compilation of sounds taken from Darren Aronofsy's films. No one ...