Social Networks and Social Media Can Help in Recovery From Addiction

Social Networks and Social Media Can Help in Recovery From Addiction
Huffington Post (blog)
As AA and other 12-steps groups have proven, when dealing with addiction, the ... What happens when an alcoholic, 30 days sober, leaves an intensive ... And what happens when an addict, six months clean, gets a new job in a new city? ... As AA and ... 

Hidden stories tell us about our presidents
Or, more precisely, alcoholism. ... That sickness was “an addiction to alcohol.” Coincidence? Three out of the last five presidents had alcoholic fathers.

Obama's dishonest stance on drug addiction
Troy Media (blog)
Obama's dishonest stance on drug addiction ... Not because of how substance abuse affects the lives of young adolescents, families, and children who grow up ...

Claudia Mosby: Addiction follows many into midlife
There is a history of substance abuse extending throughout varied branches of ... Alcoholism and prescription drug addiction are on the rise among those of us ... Anonymous 12-step recovery programs such as Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous and ...

Prescription drug addiction a growing issue in Montana
Great Falls Tribune
Amy Van Sickle was a 4.0 student, a college graduate and a drug addict. ... Van Sickle's addictioncrept up on her sometime in 2002 after she was prescribed ...

Former NY Jets quarterback Ray Lucas may take responsibility for ...
New York Daily News
Want to see steam shoot out of Ray Lucas's ears? Want to make the former Jets quarterback boil over with anger?

New York Daily News

Courtesy of National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence
Juneau Empire
She is currently on staff at both the National Council on Alcoholism & Drug Dependence ... and Alaska Natives, battle alcoholism after beating his own addiction.

Lucas angry with NFL for ignoring its role in his painkiller addiction
Former Jets quarterback Ray Lucas realizes that he's responsible for his addiction to painkillers, but he strongly resents the NFL's failure to accept the reality that ...

Meth addict jailed after crime spree
Sun News Network
WINNIPEG -- He grew up in a supportive family that cared deeply about him. He was handsome, and got his Grade 12 from a good school and loved biking and ...

Sun News Network

Drug addict boy handed over to his father after treatment
The News International
Rawalpindi Muhammad Junaid, aged 14, became a drug addict after the divorce of his mother. He was recovered by the Child Protection and Welfare Bureau ...

Bubblegum Bandit: Recovering drug addict may be court's first grad
Newnan Times-Herald
Online edition of The Times-Herald, Newnan and Coweta County's Online Source. Find the latest local, state, national and international news. View and place ...

Newnan Times-Herald

'Drug addiction in Chandigarh goes up'
Times of India
CHANDIGARH: To commemorate the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, a workshop was organized on Saturday. The workshop was ...

Heroin addict wants to stop his drug use
Leinster Leader
Heroin addict wants to stop his drug use ... to this that “the delay” was almost a precondition for heroin users and one of “the tricks that go with addiction.” ...

Suburban teens: Heroin keeps killing our friends
Chicago Daily Herald
Lauren Hansen, with her brother, former addict Michael Hansen, in the .... Watching a family member struggle can be as difficult as the addiction itself.

Singer Monifah Reveals Seven Year Struggle With Drug Addiction ...
The Urban Daily
There's nothing better than a comeback story, and r&b singer Monifah just might have the mother of all comebacks. In a sit-down interview with ...

The Urban Daily

Addict stole cheddar
Retford Today
A METHODONE user stole cheese to pay for a fix, a court heard.

Retford Today

Ontario's surge in babies born addicted to opioids
MetroNews Canada
Up until a month before his birth, his mother, Keri, was selling sex to pay for her and her partner'saddiction to opioids. She and Robert favoured hydromorphone, ...

Want To Help Stop Prescription Drug Abuse? Empty Your Medicine ...
... to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). ... AddictionServices (DMHAS) and the Southeastern Regional Action Council ...

Fun run at Whitlingham in aid of Norcas
Norwich Evening News
The fun run at Whitlingham Country Park was organised by Norcas as a fundraiser to support its work with people struggling with addiction and their families.

By the time he was 17, Storey was mainlining meth
Evansville Courier & Press
Storey said his mother was an alcoholic. ... Looking into recovery options, Storey found CMA's 12-step program seemed to fit his needs, only to ... The myth that methamphetamine addiction is untreatable is a misperception not just among the ...

Parents Found Guilty Of Hosting Post-Prom Drinking Party
CBS2 Chicago
Their investigation eventually led them to the Bushman home, where they learned post-prom revelers had been drinking alcoholic beverages that had been ...

CBS2 Chicago

Prescription painkillers emerging as leading threat among drugs
Nashua Telegraph
The number of people who entered state-funded substance abuse treatment for ... with an addict or grieving the loss of a loved one who died from an overdose. ... “There has been an incredible upsurge in opiate addiction and downswing in ...

Walk remembers those lost to heroin in the suburbs
Chicago Daily Herald
Recovering addict Mike Mahoney, 28, said he struggled with heroin abuse on and off for nine years. Mahoney has now been clean for nine months and helps ...

The New Drugging of America
Huffington Post (blog)
The relatively recent epidemic of opium-addiction is now America's fastest growing drug problem. While the consequences of this prescription-driven epidemic ...

Teach youngsters about drugs, says Amy's father
The Argus
As an ex-addict (off the drink/drugs for 8 years now) I went into a school and relayed my ... I went through a rehab as well and along with Narcotics Anonymous it ...

Family dinner: Can you teach a tradition?
Christian Science Monitor
The family dinner may be associated with lower rates of underage substance abuse, teen pregnancy, depression, and problems in school. The Family Dinner ...

Christian Science Monitor

Drinking during pregnancy not safe, experts warn
Newstrack India
Washington, June 24 (ANI): Experts from U.S have refuted claims that consumption of up to 8alcoholic drinks a week or occasional binge drinking during ...

Documentary has a not-so-rosy view of pink ribbons
San Francisco Chronicle
Lie also spent time with an ex-heroin addict, and studied Isabelle Huppert's masochistic character in "The Piano Teacher." "Addiction is an extreme version of ...

San Francisco Chronicle
Ray Lucas is still resentful of NFL's part in his drug addiction « The ...
By Dave K
Ray Lucas, a former NFL QB who played the majority of his career with the New York Jets, is a recovering drug addict, who became hooked on painkillers while playing in the NFL. While he has taken the necessary steps to change his life, and ...
The Victory Formation

By Beauteous1980
I found this place because I actually googled "how to love an alcoholic". I spent my entire childhood in NA and AA meetings with my addict. ... All I know a lot of alcoholism is pain. I honestly didn't want to believe my future addict husband was ...

By Loran Archer
An international website dedicated to providing current information on news, reports, publications,and peer-reviewed research articles concerning alcoholism and alcohol-related problems throughout the world. Postings are provided by ...

Published since 1884 by the Society for the Study of Addiction to Alcohol and other ... Berkeley, California, 12 June 2012 -- Members of the Substance Abuse ... on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholismto reverse its decision to cut funding for ETOH, ...

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