NJ drug court plan will save lives and money

Opinion: NJ drug court plan will save lives, money through treatment
The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
The current drug-offender system is not sufficient to stop addiction. Many good people who suffer from a deadly disease belong in treatment, not in jail.

The Star-Ledger - NJ.com

Addiction treatment program designed for older adults
Hattiesburg American
Debbie Sanford, chief officer of behavioral health services, stands in the newly renovated wing of Pine Grove that houses the Legacy service. The program will ...

Oklahoma health leaders discuss addiction, elect new board leader
Oklahoma City and state leaders recently met to discuss building a facility to address the problem of addiction, state Health Commissioner Terry Cline said ...

UVa research shows drug's promise in fighting meth addiction
The Daily Progress
The study found the medicine, used to break alcohol addiction, also may reduce ... also successfully treated alcoholism by using topiramate to block the brain's ...

Addiction expert on Lindsay Lohan: 'This looks like it will end very ...
Monsters and Critics.com
News on Lindsay Lohan s Friday Pacific Coast Highway crash has emerged, as the star apparently had an open container of alcohol, law enforcement sources ...

Monsters and Critics.com

Our View: Substance Abuse And Kids: The Bridge ...
Yankton Daily Press
At one point in its history, Yankton was known as the “Bridge City,” thanks to the construction almost 90 years ago of the Meridian Bridge. Such expanses ...

Are you a food addict?
Hindustan Times
Well, you could be suffering from food addiction or compulsive overeating disorder.... Once food becomes an addiction, people compulsively seek it without ...

Hindustan Times

Steps to Curb Obesity Will Have Positive Affect on Instances of ...
PR Web (press release)
... and will lead to a reduction of addictions. "Eliminate more sugar from our diets, and Americans will face less alcoholism, infidelity, drug addiction and more."

Heroin addict burglar is sent to prison for four years
This is Plymouth
A HEROIN addict committed his fifth burglary just weeks after being released from a three-year jail term, a court heard.Phillip Mason, pictured right, had denied ...

DHH hosting 10 forums on addiction treatment
Ten forums will be held from Wednesday through June 27, starting in Pineville and ending in Gray. Details about the locations and times of events are available ...

Drug helps meth addicts stay sober
CBS 21
A drug known to help break alcohol addiction can also help recovering methamphetamine users stay clean, new research shows.

Alcoholic gets four years for botched robbery
Belfast Telegraph
An alcoholic who carried out a botched cash-in-transit robbery has been jailed for four years.

Plague of dodgy prescriptions puts illicit drugs in the shade
Wyndham Weekly
The problem is hardly unique to Australia; prescription drug addiction is a ... Sydney addictionexpert Dr Richard Hallinan says that he has seen two shifts that ...

Addiction Supportive Housing Program Reducing ED Visits
Exchange Morning Post (press release)
The residents receive housing, addiction counselling, and other support services ... This can include addiction counselling, health education and lifestyle support ...

The Cure For Your Shopping Addiction Isn't What You'd Expect
Business Insider
If your income, including tax refunds and bonuses, have a habit of living in your checking account, you could be opening yourself up to financial turmoil by ...

Business Insider

Painkiller addict arrested three times
Sarnia Observer
Not until January did she acknowledge her addiction. ... arrest will be followed by 18 months probation when she must continue substance-abuse counselling.

Mass. AG settles with Revere physician
Legal News Line
"Our office will make sure that access to addiction treatment is not restricted by ... "We are happy that we obtained restitution for those battling drug addiction who ...

Prescription drug abuse: snorting your way to higher grades
Boston Substance Abuse Examiner. + Subscribe. It's final exam time in ... David Selden, Boston Substance Abuse Examiner. David R. Selden, LICSW has more ...


Summer Bay's Liam succumbs to drugs
The Press Association
Former rockstar Liam has already been to rehab twice, after battling drug addiction. ... with cocaine addict lawyer Hayley O'Connor, who leads him to temptation.

Former Defensive Tackle Lost NFL Career Due to Video Game ...
Side Mission (blog)
Quinn Pitcock had the kind of opportunity that most high school and college athletes dream about until he claimed depression and an addiction to video games ...

Side Mission (blog)

Greetings from We Care, Inc. - 06/13/12
The Clarion
It's the same with an alcoholic or drug addict; they want to get rid of the pain even if ... I never talked to an addict or alcoholic that did not finally tell me of the hurt ...

Ibogaine Demonstrates It's The Most Effective Detox For Oxycontin ...
EIN News (press release)
Ibogaine Demonstrates It's The Most Effective Detox For Oxycontin Addiction. ... Ibogaine treatment also seems to re-wire certain circuits related to addiction and ...

Ban for 'thorn in side' of Plymouth as homeless mouthwash drinker ...
This is Plymouth
A HOMELESS man who drinks alcoholic mouthwash has been banned from having it in the street for four years.Robert Piskadlo, branded a 'thorn in the side' of ...

Advantage, Richey
The Fix - addiction and recovery, straight up ... Tennis pro Cliff Richey ruled the courts while suffering from alcoholism and then depression. .... for depression and went to a handful of AA meetings with a friend whose son was an alcoholic.


How sugar became a lethal addiction: TBIJ
By Will Fitzgibbon
We are a nation addicted to sugar and the food industry isn't complaining. Britain is getting fatter. But is it fat or sugar that is increasing our waistlines? A three-part BBC series starting this week investigates how the nation became addicted to ...
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Interview With a Bath Salts Addict « Chicago's B96 – 96.3 FM
By jasoncage
Wanna see the stuff that has been turning people into crazy people eating zombies?
Chicago's B96 - 96.3 FM

The Connection Between Teen Pregnancy And Substance Abuse
By Editor
Drama seems to be the story of Amber's life, but after all of her legal problems, struggles with substance abuse and issues with her explosive temper, it looks like rehab will finally provide her with the help she so desperately needs. Once she ...
MTV Remote Control Blog

abusive relationship question - SoberRecovery : Alcoholism Drug ...
By scopikaz
Many people who have loved an addict have felt like they were going insane from all the chaos, worry, regret, fear, anger, confusion and more that comes with caring for someone who is in active drug addiction.* It seems reasonable that if the ...

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