What happens in an addiction recovery center?

What happens in an addiction recovery center?
Gloucester Daily Times
This week: Part three of my three-part interview with a veteran addiction therapist, professor and former managing director of a chemical (alcohol and drugs) dependency treatment center. In the last column, we addressed ... After that, there is a ...

Tyrann Mathieu's next move? Drug rehab to battle marijuana addiction
Yahoo! Sports (blog)
Bruce Feldman of CBSsports.com says Mathieu has been there since Sunday battling marijuana addiction. It's good Mathieu is responding to some ... really something that can be cured. Addiction or substance abuse can always come back into a persons life.

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Walden University Introduces Master's Program in Addiction Counseling
Sacramento Bee
16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As the number of individuals dealing with substance abuse and addictive behavior in the United States continues to grow, the need for qualified addiction counselors is also on the rise. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics ...

Conference to address substance addiction
The Desert Sun
RIVERSIDE — Programs aimed at helping students recover from alcohol and drug addiction will be the focus of an October conference at UC Riverside featuring a diverse group of speakers, including Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack. ... The Healing ...

SHONNA PORTER | Living with addiction
Kitsap Sun
It takes a lot of factors and a total and complete surrender for an addict to get well. The journey of recovery is arduous, uncertain and emotional for anyone involved. In Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) this place is called “rock bottom.” Generally for ...

Addiction event set
Beckley Register-Herald
Wickline says the event's organizers plan to compile a database of addiction and drug abuse interdiction efforts already being employed in the local area, and by doing so, identify what additional programs are needed. “We know D.A.R.E.'s here, and the ...

WATCH: Fighter overcomes heroin addiction, clinical death to fight in UFC
New York Post (blog)
Court McGee has gone from heroin addict who overdosed and was pronounced dead to UFC fighter. In 2005, he was clinically dead for eight minutes after a day-long binge on booze and heroin, only to be revived by paramedics. Two years later, he began ...

Smartphone Addiction: Staggering Percentage Of Humans Couldn't Go One Day ...
Huffington Post
... fascinating international poll of 5000 Americans, Britons, South Koreans, Chinese, Indians, South Africans, Indonesians, and Brazilians, and found -- quite unsurprisingly if you've been following smartphone addiction stats -- that everyone in the ...

Drug addict dies of anthrax infection
Evening Standard
Drug addict dies of anthrax infection. Share Share this article · Email this article · Print this article · Tweet · Jenni Marsh. 17 August 2012. A drug addict has died from the rare anthrax infection sparking fears of an outbreak of the lethal ...

Evening Standard

Grandad duped by addict's con
This is Kent
A DRUG addict who conned an elderly widower out of his wedding ring and £1000 was jailed at Thanet Magistrates Court last Thursday. Craig Wicks, 32, of Ramsgate Road, Margate, diddled kind-hearted pensioner John Honour, 79, with a series of bogus ...

This is Kent

From Addiction to Recovery - Did Russell Brand Contradict Himself?
Huffington Post UK (blog)
I had high hopes, no pun intended, as Russell Brand's usual display of eloquence is enough to draw people into the drugs debate. His humanistic approach based on deep-rooted personal experience is admirable. I was, however, increasingly disappointed ...

Successful Drafter Battled Personal Issues, Alcoholism Before Becoming ...
I had two houses then." But personal issues led him down the path to serious alcoholism, Richard said. After losing the job in Iowa, he moved back to Minnesota, where he held a series of jobs before ending up in treatment and a halfway house in Hastings.

Area mom wants to 'take back our town,' plans event to combat addiction
Lancaster Eagle Gazette
She's witnessed firsthand the devastation and suffering that an addiction can cause. But now, she's ready to take a stand and champion for a change. On Aug. 31, Petry will host Take Back Our Town, an anti-drug rally at the downtown Lancaster gazebo.

Do You Think Glenview Has a Growing Problem with Heroin Addiction?
Paula Nixon, a recovering heroin addict, and her mother, a former drug counselor, hosted a forum Tuesday night to promote awareness of the rise in drug addiction in the community. The pair spoke to a packed room of concerned parents at the Glenview ...

Bobby Brown 'in a Good Place' After Going to Rehab
The New Edition star, who was arrested for DUI last March, is said to be "in a good place" after checking himself into rehab to help battle alcohol addiction. "Bobby's children and loved ones are very proud of him. We appreciate his fans prayers and ...


My Friend the Crack Cocaine Addict
The only drug that I dared not try was heroin which, I was told at that time, had 97% addiction rate. I couldn't back my will power against those odds. Ten years later I am as clean as a whistle. I tried all the chemicals for a year, and then dabbled ...

Addict jailed after police raid
Greenock Telegraph
A DRUG addict called at the door of a heroin dealer's house - as police were carrying out a drugs search inside. Officers were in the middle of a raid on John Macaulay's Greenock home when the woman pulled up in a taxi and came ... Defence solicitor ...

Smartphone Addiction: Staggering Percentage Of Humans Couldn't ...
By The Huffington Post
Are you an email-obssesed zombie-person who reflexively checks his or her smartphone every 10 minutes, not because you felt a vibration or because you are getting a phone call, but rather because you can't help yourself, because checking ...
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UC Riverside to Host Conference on Addiction Recovery :: The ...
Thursday, August 16, 2012 - The Valley News - RIVERSIDE - Programs aimed at helping students recover from alcohol and drug addiction will be the focus of an October conference at UC Riverside featuring a diverse group of speakers, ...
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Elements Behavioral Health acquires the Right Step network
By Shannon Brys
Addiction Professional Magazine,Addiction Professional specializes in drug and alcohol treatment, recovery counseling, substance abuse, alcoholism and drug addiction recovery news and information for counselors, clinicians and treatment centers. Learn about ... Elements Behavioral Health (Los Angeles), a provider of addiction and mental health treatment programs, announced that it has acquired the Right Step network of addiction treatment centers in Texas and New Mexico.
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Blocking Addiction of Heroin and Morphine « Biomed Middle East
By jamal
The team from the University of Adelaide and University of Colorado has discovered the key mechanism in the body's immune system that amplifies addiction to opioid drugs. Laboratory studies have shown that the drug (+)-naloxone ...
Biomed Middle East

Testing Whether and When Parent Alcoholism Uniquely Affects ...
By gary
Previous studies show that having a parent with a lifetime diagnosis of alcoholism is a clear risk factor for ... from 1988 to 1991 (53 % male, 71 % non-Hispanic Caucasian, 54 % children of alcoholicparents and 46 % matched controls).
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Scientists can block heroin addiction now? | Knight Science ...
Scientists can now block heroin, morphine addicition. In a major breakthrough, an international team of scientists has proven that addiction to morphine and ...

Former NFL player fights painkiller addiction - CBS News Video
... reached the point where he was downing 800 pills a month. He talks about how his addictionbegan, the mindset of an addict and his decision to enter rehab .

Substance Abuse - Children's Hospital Los Angeles
The services provided by the Substance Abuse Treatment Program at Children's Hospital Los Angeles are trauma informed, which means that we understand ...

Addiction: 9/1 — The Good Men Project
Guest editor Nick Florest wants your stories of addiction. ... Tagged With: addiction, alcoholics anonymous, Call for submissions, coping, decisions, depression, ...

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