What Alcoholics Anonymous is and what it does

What Alcoholics Anonymous is, what it does
New Delhi: Ever since the coordinates of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) were aired on the Aamir Khan-hosted Satyamev Jayate, the AA office phones have been continuously ringing and their website has crashed because of an unprecedented spurt in traffic. But ...


Women who fail to bear children twice as likely to be hospitalised for alcoholism
In women who remained childless, the risk of being hospitalised for alcoholism or substance abuse was 103 per cent higher - or just over twice as high - as it was in women who managed to get pregnant after seeing an infertility specialist. Their risk...


Philly Author's 'Confession': I Lived These Stories
Author Solomon Jones says death can seem angelic at first — especially to the lost, addicted kids in his book The Last Confession. He says many of his stories come from his own experiences as a homeless drug addict on the streets of Philadelphia.

Attorney general candidate Donovan missteps with addiction stats
Donovan acknowledged last week he incorrectly relayed the statistic that WCAX reported and incorrectly relied on WCAX's report, but said that, nonetheless, drug addiction in pregnant women is worth highlighting.

Satyamev Jayate - Javed Akhtar Was An Alcoholic…
Dr Ashish Deshpande was absolutely right when he said that alcoholism is not a habit, it's a disease and explained how a person becomes a chronic alcoholicand the steps for his treatment. Aamir then spoke about Alcoholics Anonymous(AA), a very ...


Local woman conquers addiction, incarceration en route to home ownership
Richmond Times Dispatch
Donna Scaturro closed on her house May 30 thanks to programs run by Virginia Supportive Housing, Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority.

I was an alcoholic, says Javed Akhtar
The latest episode of Satyamev Jayate spoke about those who had died because of alcoholism, and also featured a number of former alcoholics who shared their stories of how they overcame their addiction to drink. Mr Akhtar said he started drinking as a ...


I was an alcoholic, says Javed Akhtar on Satyamev Jayate
July 1's episode of Satyamev Jayate had a surprise guest, lyricist Javed Akhtar, who was there to speak about his experiences as a reformed alcoholic. - I was analcoholic, says Javed Akhtar on Satyamev Jayate.


Recovering addict raising awareness of heroin's dangers
Alton Telegraph
Recovering addict raising awareness of heroin's dangers | jamie, heroin, people, awareness, drug, help, barbecue, friends, addicts, worth. ... "I am not proud to say I am an addict, but if I help one person then I am OK with every path I took, right or ...

Rising drug addiction in held Kashmir
FOR the last two decades, the people of Kashmir valley are trapped between the Indian army and militants. This long drawn conflict is responsible for the deteriorating mental health of the people and the drastic rise of drug abuse in the valley. Drugs ...

Michael Streppa Affirms Need to De-Stigmatize Mental Illness
U.S. Politics Today
NEW YORK, NY, July 02, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Huffington Post has reported that the White House has announced its intention to shift the focus away from the war on drugs and toward the treatment of addiction as a disease. While this announcement ...

Korean Law to Tackle Video Game Addiction
From this Sunday, parents in South Korea will be able to control how many hours their children spend playing online games.

Director blames addict rogue trader
The director of a failed Auckland bullion firm has broken his silence and blamed its collapse on a rogue cocaine-addicted chief trader who he said secretly ordered nearly 500 kilograms of gold. Robert Kairua, director of Grace Holdings NZ, trading as ...

There's a Vaccine for That: Could New Vaccine Bring an End to Nicotine ...
A new type of vaccine is being developed and tested at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York, one that could not only eliminate an existing addiction to nicotine, but could possibly even be used as an early preventative measure for those who have ...


Aamir Khan takes on alcoholism
Filmi Tadka
Read more about how in this episode of Satyamev Jayate Aamir Khan talked aboutalcoholism only on FilmiTadka. ... These are few of the downsides of being an alcohol addict that Aamir talked about in this episode of Satyamev Jayate. Aamir Khan Satyamev ...

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Satyamev Jayate gets AA drunk on its own success
Daily News & Analysis
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of recovering alcoholics who follow the universally accepted 12 Step program for recovery from addiction. Mr. Gnyaneshwar, general manager, AA India, said, “After a lot of groundwork, the show's research team came ...

Schumer Calls for Protecting Infants from Drug Addiction
New York, N.Y. (CNN) - Calling it a "crisis" for newborns, lawmakers are calling for help protecting babies from prescription painkillers.

New smoking vaccine using gene therapy being developed
Trinidad Guardian
By using gene therapy to create a novel antibody that gobbles up nicotine before it reaches the brain in mice, scientists say they may have found a potential smoking vaccine against cigaretteaddiction. However, there is still a long way to go before the.

Satyamev Jayate: alcohol addiction ill to society
Punjab Newsline
Aamir in the beginning spoke to a renowned journalist Vijay Simha, who is part of an esteemed publication; Vijay shared his experience of being a social drinker initially and later becoming alcohol addict. He spoke about how his life significantly changed.

Schumer Seeks To Warn Pregnant Women About Addiction To Painkillers
Schumer wants the Food and Drug Administration to require drug labels to carry clear warnings to pregnant women about the risk of addiction to painkillers and for other government agencies to take action. "Today we're urging the FDA, theSubstance ...


Laurie Penny: The smoking ban shows the best way to deal with addiction
The Independent
Laurie Penny: The smoking ban shows the best way to deal with addiction ..... Naveen Andrews: 'At least I've been a good parent'. The actor and former heroin addict has had his failures, but one achievement stands out. Melanie McDonagh: All hail Alice ...

Think before you drink: Satyamev Jayate
Times of India
But it was Alcoholics Anonymous which saved both Vijay and Laxman. An organization that keeps the identity of people anonymous, it also helps rides them off the addiction through therapy and classes. Both Vijay and Laxman have been free of alcohol for ...

Infants at Higher Risks of Drug Addiction since Their Birth
French Tribune
Above suggestions are following the findings of a JAMA research that was recently done by the experts to know the number of babies that are born today withaddiction. The findings of the above research were published in the Journal of the American ...

French Tribune

Are You Still an Addict after Inpatient Drug Treatment? | Recovery First
By russbarnstein
Once an Addict, Always an Addict? This phrase is often heard among doctors, laypeople, and even addicts themselves. While it holds some truth, it's a gross oversimplification of a complicated issue. In a purely physical sense, addiction is ...
Recovery First

Daily Reflections - SoberRecovery : Alcoholism Drug Addiction Help ...
By CarolD
ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, p. 55-First Edition I have seen the workings of the unseen God in A.A. rooms around the country. Miracles of recovery are everywhere in evidence. I now believe that God is in these rooms and in my heart.

The medical model and recovery | Addiction & Recovery News
By Jason Schwartz
What they want is something more like the holistic lifestyle approach, peer support and talk therapy that one might find in a good addiction treatment program. This may help explain why addiction treatment guards itself from the encroaching ...
Addiction & Recovery News

Amy Winehouse's dad details cycle of addiction - Yahoo! Music
Amy Winehouse's strong will may have helped her during her career, but it didn't help withsubstance abuse, her father writes. "Long before Amy was an addict, ...

A better way to help high-risk pregnant smokers - Addiction Journal
Published since 1884 by the Society for the Study of Addiction to Alcohol and other Drugs. skip navigation. Home; General Information. Aims and Scope ...

Addiction Medicine - Center On Addiction and Substance Abuse
CASA Columbia's new five year national study reveals that addiction treatment is largely disconnected from mainstream medical practice. While a wide range of ...

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