Drug-Addicted Doctors: California Debates How Best To Protect Patients and Help Physicians

Drug-Addicted Doctors: California Debates How Best To Protect Patients And ...
Huffington Post
Five years ago, a state program to help doctors struggling with addiction was shut down after repeated audits found it failed to hold addicts accountable and fell short in protecting the public. While there is widespread support for current legislation ...

Could an Addiction-Proof Painkiller Finally Be on the Horizon?
Such behaviors typically occur when rats and mice are exposed to the same kinds ofdrugs that people tend to enjoy that have a potential for addiction. When these behaviors don't manifest, it suggests that the animals aren't feeling pleasure from the ...


Drugs contributed to Rodney King's death, coroner concludes
Los Angeles Times
Rodney King's struggles with addiction thrust him into public consciousness more than two decades ago, as a drunk driver bludgeoned by Los Angeles police. ... Last year he appeared on VH1's "Celebrity Rehab," trying to tackle his fight withalcoholism.

Los Angeles Times

Major drug bust reveals heroin addiction in local kids
KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News
A major drug bust announced by the Colorado Springs Police Department on Thursday took more than $5.65 million dollars worth of heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine, and marijuana off the streets of southern Colorado. Fourteen people are behind bars, ...

AA's co-founder thought LSD might help cure alcoholics. So what?
The Guardian
(2) You have a back problem which is causing you extreme pain, and you're trying to kick an addiction to prescription drugs, what do you do if the doctor prescribes you Vicodin ("hillbilly heroin") to ease that pain? (3) You're a heroin addict, you ...

The Guardian

I have never seen my dad in that much pain
The West Australian
The Police Commissioner's son Russell O'Callaghan has spoken about his descent into drug addiction, his involvement in a drug laboratory explosion and life behind bars in WA's toughest jail in the hope his story will deter others from a similar life of ...

The West Australian

My brother was killed by cannabis, jack it in: Magistrate tells addict of her ...
Daily Mail
... out about the dangers of cannabis while sentencing an offender. Mrs Davies, a magistrate of 12 years' standing, told stunned Duncan how her brother, Glen Harding, had died aged 34 from an addiction to the drug, causing a 'living hell' for her family.

Daily Mail

Narconon Eslov's Thirtieth Anniversary Celebrated with Awards, Music and Friends
Midland Daily News
It was in 1982 that this Narconon center first opened its doors to those who had lost their way to alcohol, amphetamine, heroin, cannabis or other drug addiction. This festive occasion was marked with music from well-known rock musician Hank von Hell ...

More teens using drugs at school, study shows
Danbury News Times
The 17th annual back-to-school survey just released by the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse focused this year on use at school -- and it's not good. For the sixth consecutive year, 60 percent or more of teens in the survey reported that ...

600 students attend drug de-addiction workshop
Times of India
Chandigarh: Attended by over 600 students, the Post graduate government college 46 organized an orientation workshop on Drug De-addiction in multimedia hall. A PowerPoint presentation highlighting the dangers of getting oneself addicted to drugs.

InsureBlog: Drug Addiction
Drug addiction can be a real problem, and the pharmaceutical manufacturers know that. To preserve profits, they want to make sure you stay addicted to their ...

Drug Addiction Blog @ FeedReader
Learn about Drug Addiction, Alcohol Abuse and Recovery , get help today, ... Drug Addiction and Alcoholism Help: For People Personally Struggling With A ...

Affordable Drug Addiction Treatment South Florida Rehab | Blog
At the Florida House experience we work hard to make drug addiction treatment affordable to individuals in need at all levels of care.

Drug Addiction in Oklahoma Costs More than Entire State Budget ...
Oklahoma is facing a crisis of drug abuse among its residents. The problem is so widespread that the annual cost of drug addiction is estimated to be $7.2 billion ...

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