Heroin addiction leads 2 'good kids' to armed robbery, attorneys say

Heroin addiction leads 2 'good kids' to armed robbery, attorneys say
It took just about a year for two good kids to fall down the rabbit hole of drug addiction, which led them to commit an armed robbery at Papertown Dairy Bar in Spring Grove, their attorneys said. Megan Alexis McDaniel and her then-boyfriend, Shane ...

The changing face of American addictions
San Jose Mercury News
A study released by The Partnership at Drugfree.org in March showed that 10 percent of American adults, ages 18 and over, consider themselves in recovery from drug or alcohol abuse. The organization's president, Steve Pasierb, described the findings as ...

Drug addiction flourishing in Makwanpur
Himalayan Times
Following flourishing drug addiction in the district, the District Development Committee Makwanpur has launched a campaign aimed at motivating drug abusers to give up their habit and get involved in income generating works like mushroom farming ...

Wendy Williams compares her drug addiction to Whitney Houston's struggle
Wendy Williams has been candid about her past with drugs in the past, but was a bit more forthcoming when speaking about the late Whitney Houston recently. Claiming she was raised better, Williams says it all stopped when she realized she wanted better ...


Are Drugs & Alcohol a Problem at Brookline High?
Roughly 17 percent of American high school students engage in smoking, drinking or doing drugsduring the school day, according to a new study by the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (NCASA). The NCASA study also indicates that ...

Why Are More Women Dying From Drug Abuse?
Huffington Post UK
But young men are becoming less likely to die as a result of a severe drug addiction or drugabuse, deaths are at their lowest since records began. The number of 18 to 24-year-olds entering treatment for heroin and crack use has halved over the last ...

Attacking the issues of addiction means taking action on root causes
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THUNDER BAY – Solving the issues of alcoholism or drug abuse means taking action on the root causes of the problem(s) which cause it. When you talk to a person who is deep in despair, and attempting to use alcohol or drugs as a solution they already ...

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Drugs devoured a kid from 'The Corner'
Minneapolis Star Tribune
He played bit roles on HBO in "The Wire" and in the miniseries "The Corner," which chronicled his life in the drug trade at the age of 15. He had survived the inner-city ... "What was the trigger that sent him back to addiction?" Simon asked. "It's the ...

Community helps group kick addiction to the curb
Community helps group kick addiction to the curb. In July the District of Muskoka gave former drugaddicts who were on Ontario Works an unheard of opportunity — they would be provided with everything they needed for two months to regain their health.

Study: Teen marijuana use leads to IQ drop
Addiction Psychiatrist at McLean Hospital's Drug Abuse Treatment Program Dr. Kevin Hill joined "The Morning Show" to discuss the recent findings. (Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, ...

Peace with Family Vital for Youngsters' Recovery from Drug Addiction
By Satish Karat
Peace with Family Vital for Youngsters' Recovery from Drug Addiction. There are a number of reasons that make youngsters to get into drugs and drinking habit. There could be family issues, depression and addiction adopted through friends.
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Drug Addiction | Overdose Las Vegas | Solutions Recovery
by R. Gil Kerlikowske Director, White House Office of National Drug Control Policy. As a former police chief, I have seen the devastating effect that substance ...

Writing a novel about drug addiction
Hey! I've been working on a novel recently that basically chronicles the life of two heroin addicts. The point of the thing was to sort of adress the stigma related to ...

drug addiction – Nat Geo TV Blogs
The popularity of heroin has fluctuated throughout decades depending on its price, availability, and even how fashionable it is at the time. Derived from the ...

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