Link between trauma and substance abuse

Loch: A classic case of addiction, abuse
Ventura County Star
Research shows us the undeniable link between trauma, like what took place at Penn State, and substance abuse disorders. At Prototypes, our own research presents some similar and sobering trends. Among 400 individuals who accessed mental health or ...

Straight Talk: Boyfriend's addiction has changed him
Dear Straight Talk: Please help. I am 22 and have been with my boyfriend for two years. He was the greatest person -- that is, until some personal problems led him to try meth.

The unraveling of Rudy Eugene, the Miami face attacker | "“Drugs can open the gateway to the demons inside of you. Whatever he took open[ed] that gateway and a demon came out,’’ said Joe Aurelus, a friend of Eugene’s since they attended church together as children. “Whatever he was fighting, it came out. . . . "

Reformed sect addict
New York Post
Back in 2005, one of the most unlikely rappers in the US created a stir with a shtick that no hip-hop star had tried before — he went Hasidic. Born Matthew Paul Miller and raised in White Plains as a secular Jew, the emcee now known as Matisyahu had ...

New York Post

Dragged under by addiction
The Age
A 15-year addiction reached crisis point in 2007, when Ms Swanton sought counselling. She has now excluded herself from poker machine venues, a process that involves having her photograph circulated to venue staff. The success of measures such as this ...

Jackpot fueled therapist's gambling addiction
Boston Globe
Jackpot fueled therapist's gambling addiction. Deborah Greenslit had modest dreams after winning big ... The casino law also calls for the creation of a public health trust fund to fight addiction. The casinos will contribute $5 million in fees to the ...

Boston Globe

Weymouth film's focus is on opiate addictions
Boston Globe
Frano, who runs the Weymouth Youth Coalition Substance Abuse Prevention Team, said people often isolate themselves and shut down when a loved one develops a heroinaddiction; they do not draw on available resources, they are afraid to talk about it.

Boston Globe

'This is no life:' Prostitutes struggle between addiction, redemption
Cherry Hill Courier Post
She Has a Name: Brenda Antinore of West Deptford is the head of She Has a Name, an outreach ministry, based in Camden, focused on helping women trapped in the bondage of addiction and prostitution. Filed Under. News · South Jersey News · Gloucester ...

'I wasted a big part of my life': Sir Elton John confesses he squandered some ...
Daily Mail
But Sir Elton John has confessed his golden years were ruined due to his addiction to drugs. The Goodbye Yellow Brick Road favourite even admitted he could not conquer his substance abuse problems, despite the fact some of his closest associates lost...

Daily Mail

Brad Keselowski Makes Some Candid Comments On Race Drivers And ...
Auto Racing Daily
There has been a lot of comments and opinions delivered by a lot of NASCAR participants and observers regarding drivers who find themselves in trouble with the sanctioning body's very strict substance abuse policy. Driver Brad Keselowski, Allmendinger ...

Auto Racing Daily

Tackling the 'blight' of addiction
Bury Free Press
CHIP Somers was a drug addict for 18 years, 12 of which he was homeless and committing crime every day to fund his habit – a pattern of behaviour that eventually resulted in a two-year prison sentence.

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Past addiction can disqualify applicant
Ask the expert: Past addiction can disqualify applicant, According to a recent survey by the Society for Human Resource Management, more than 90 percent of U.S. employers conduct background checks on job candidates.

San Jose Repertory Theatre takes on Alcoholics Anonymous
If you are not familiar, Bill Wilson and Dr. Bob Smith battled alcoholism. Neither was a very religious man, and did not find what they were looking for in support groups like the "Oxford Group" available at the time to combat their disease. They did ...

Freedom Ride Honors Veterans and Freedom From Addiction
Freedom Ride honors veterans while celebrating freedom of recovering from addiction. ... riders today too." The Freedom Run is sponsored by the Central Nebraska Council on Alcoholism and Addictions and is a fundraiser for after school programs for kids.

Police had to subdue swearing alcoholic
Tewkesbury ADMAG
A CHRONIC alcoholic with mental health problems threatened to harm himself while police shot him three times with a Taser to try and subdue him.

I wasted big part of my life due to drugs, says Elton John
Times of India
Sir Elton John has admitted that he wasted a massive chunk of his life due to drugs and addiction.... And I was a drug addict and self-absorbed," Contact music quoted him as saying. "You know, I was having people die right, left and centre around me ...

Odin Residents Begin Effort To Band Everyone Together To Fight Drug Problem
WJBD Online
A group of Odin residents who have lost relatives and have family members trying to fight drug addiction feels its time for everyone to band together in the fight against drugs. The group gathered on U.S. 50 in Odin with anti-drug signs to draw support ...

WJBD Online

Waterbury, Torrington mirror statewide jump in drug addiction
Waterbury Republican American
Statewide, the number of residents seeking treatment for addiction to opioids — heroin and powerful prescription pain medication such as OxyContin, Vicodin and Percocet — has risen 18 percent since 2008, and cities like Waterbury, Naugatuck and ...

Elton John book: Singer pays tribute to AIDS victim Ryan White
Daily Mail
I was an addict. I was bulimic. Each day, I would think about how much I wanted to change. But each day, disappointment that I hadn't changed drove me to use more. But I believed, wrongly, that I was intelligent enough, wealthy enough and famous enough...

Daily Mail

Hologram of Amy Winehouse planned?
After her death, the singer's family set up a charitable trust in her name, The Amy Winehouse Foundation, which aims to provides support for "young people, especially those who are in need by reason of ill health, disability, ?nancial disadvantage or ...

Review: Biography: Amy – My Daughter by Mitch Winehouse
Irish Independent
It was Amy's great misfortune that her poisonous, passionate relationship with Fielder-Civil -- and the heroin and cocaine addiction that he arguably instigated and at the very least exacerbated -- also inspired her most compelling music. The public ...

Video: Drug Addict Mother Trades Newborn Baby For ...
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LAURELĂ‚ COUNTY, Ky. (WHAS11) -- Husband and wife, Jeremy and Jaimee Brown, held hands as they were escorted to the Laurel County Jail, charged with human trafficking. The Browns are accused of trading their 1999 Dodge Dakota ...
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Help. - SoberRecovery : Alcoholism Drug Addiction Help and ...
By Mminoh
Ive been with my AH for almost 5 years when I met him he had a pill addiction and was free basing Oxys. My son was only 3 monthes old when we started dating so when i found out he had a problem i was gone. I come from a drug addict ...

Old addiction | the suicide project - suicide stories
By darkwillow
I stopped cutting for a month in a half. But when that happened, I didn't have a proper way of dealing with the pain so the first thing on my mind whenever.
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Following the evidence | Addiction & Recovery News
By Jason Schwartz
Another example are the evidence-based arguments that opiate substitution medications should be the front-line treatment for opiate addiction. To be sure, these medications reduce opiate misuse. However, there also exists a model, with ...
Addiction & Recovery News

Substance Abuse Care Shortage Predicted -- Occupational Health ...
Substance Abuse Care Shortage Predicted. Leaders of HHS should bring national attention to the need for building a workforce of sufficient size, the committee ...

React & Act: Understanding opioid addiction | California Watch
React & Act: Understanding opioid addiction. Print ... The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration within the U.S. Department of Health and ...

Netflix : Addiction
A disease shared by millions of Americans, drug addiction takes a huge toll on sufferers, as well as on their families and friends. This incisive and candid HBO ...

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