Prescription Drug Abuse Fueling Rise in Heroin Addiction

Prescription Drug Abuse Fueling Rise in Heroin Addiction | The ...
The increase in prescription drug abuse is fueling a rise in heroin addiction, NBC ... I am a recovered addict (although stimulants were my drug of choice) and I ... 

Leading Residential Treatment Center for Addiction and Eating ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Addiction, particularly prescription drug abuse, is a growing problem among ... 12 - 65+) with eating disorders, substance abuse, trauma, mood and co-occurring ...

Drug addiction driven by brain cells that control hunger: study
The researchers from Yale university found a set of nerve cells in the brain that is not only linked with hunger and overeating, but also drives drug addiction.


What drives drug addiction
Times of India
Researchers have zeroed in on a set of nerve cells (neurons) in the brain's hypothalamus that is not only linked with hunger and overeating, but also drives drug ...

Double-Whammy: PTSD and Substance Abuse
TIME (blog)
Battleland contributor Bingham Jamison, a Marine who saw action in Iraq and came home the worse for wear, is the subject of a new video by Veterans Healing ...

Hope Shines in Fight Against Heroin Deaths, Drug Addiction
Drugs do not discriminate,” said Chris Migalski, a substance abuse professional. ... When people found out I was a heroin addict, they couldn't believe it.

Online game and internet addiction
Korea Times
Game addiction has bred frightening crimes in the last few years including a ... Internetaddiction is similar to gambling and substance addiction, stressed Lee ...

Not even pregnancy could force woman to break cycle of addiction
Nashua Telegraph
Meghan Morrissey hit rock bottom – twice. Day after day, the 22-year-old Manchester mother was.

More Marylanders getting substance abuse treatment
Cumberland Times-News
CUMBERLAND — Opportunities for Western Maryland residents and others across the state to obtain substance abuse counseling and treatment are improving ...

Break the cycle of sexual addiction
Jamaica Gleaner
Sexual Addiction is eating away the society and the nation! It negatively affects the economy and propels wrong choices and poor decisions...

Jamaica Gleaner

Wrong friends abet addiction
Oman Daily Observer
By Conrad Prabhu — MUSCAT — A study of drug addiction in the Sultanate ... initiative has shed light on the dynamics of substance abuse in the Sultanate.

Pa. to end program that 'saved my life,' man says
Determined to leave behind 30 years of alcohol and drug addiction, he entered detox for eight days in February 2008 and then lived in a recovery house while ...

Junior gamblers battle addiction
Herald Sun
And they have few difficulties side-stepping the law. The first national study of the gambling habits of Australia's youth has found a tenth of kids aged 10-14 fit ...

Ray Lucas Blames NFL for Painkiller Addiction
The Jet Press
Ray Lucas is a happy guy working as an analyst for SNY. But when you talk about how his battles with addiction have been reported, you get a very different Ray ...

The Jet Press

Neurons controlling hunger also drive drug addiction: Study
Newstrack India
Neurons controlling hunger also drive drug addiction: Study.

Local teens: Heroin is going to keep killing our friends
Chicago Daily Herald
Former addict Greg Harmon holds up a strip of Suboxone, the medication he still takes ...Lauren Hansen, with her brother, former addict Michael Hansen, in the ...

Drug abuse still a serious threat to public health
Najimu who has been free of addiction since February 2011 says his history with drugs spans back 15 years. During the time, he has seen many of his drug ...


Pa. to end program that 'saved my life,' man...
The Times Herald
But he says $200 a month from Pennsylvania's General Assistance program helped save his life from three decades of alcohol and drug addiction.

Community Prevention Resources of Warren County will offer ...
Warren Reporter
The process is a public health approach to preventing substance abuse and ... Adults and teens can learn how to prevent substance abuse in their communities.

Media Blitz to Target Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
Caribarena Antigua
Antigua St. John's - The Substance Abuse Prevention Division in the Ministry of Health, Social Transformation, Consumer Affairs & Local Government will launch ...

WPLN's StoryCorps: The Long Road from Addiction
Nashville Public Radio
Last year, Holden Penley got fired. He'd been stealing computer equipment from his office, as he tried to support a heroin addiction. [caption id=

Nashville Public Radio

A Recovery Ranch with Purpose and New Website
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
... dedicated to helping those who suffer from drug and alcohol abuse and addiction. ... or co-occurring problems that are a result of, or contribute to, substance abuse. ... from the principles of the 12 Step philosophy of Alcoholics Anonymous.

Dramatic Reduction in Funding for Substance Abuse Services in NC ...
By Clarissa Goodlett
Please be aware that the state budget includes a reduction of substance abuse funding of $8.5 million dollars beginning July 1, 2012. Advocates, persons served, providers and other stakeholders are strongly encouraged to contact their ...
North Carolina Substance Abuse...

Sex Addiction. It's Not About Sex… It's About Addiction by Dr Kit S Ng, PhD. The Struggle with SexAddiction. Part of the struggle of sex addiction is that there will be “on and off” attempt to stop. At times, the addiction may stop for a short period ...
Singapore magazine | Health |...

Scared for my liver - SoberRecovery : Alcoholism Drug Addiction ...
By FakeFlowers
Just keep with us, and we will understand what you are trying to communicate. Sounds like you are in a place to make changes. This board will help. Have you thought about how you would like to address your addiction? What steps you want ...

Singer Monifah Reveals 7 Year Struggle With Drug Addiction [Video ...
By Jade West
If you've been wondering what happened to Monifah, well she's back with a story to tell. “Life happened. When I did the third album, it didn't do as well as the others. It did well to not have any promotion behind it. They just sort of threw it ...
101.1 The Wiz

Medical News: Alcoholic Liver Disease May Not Lead to Cancer - in ...
Patients with alcoholic cirrhosis have a lower risk of liver cancer than previously thought, Danish researchers found.

My Child Is a Drug Addict | ThirdAge
My Child Is a Drug Addict. ... You might not think that's much of a drug addiction. ... is for what your child has become under the influence of substance abuse.

Journal of Addiction Research & Therapy | Addiction Articles ...
Journal of Addiction Research & Therapy aspires to be the leading journal publishing the most exciting research in the field of addiction research & therapy.

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