Addiction Treatment Pioneer Issues Warning About Emerging Designer Drug

Addiction Treatment Pioneer Issues Warning About Emerging Designer Drug 25-I
San Francisco Chronicle
Dr. Akikur Mohammad, Founder of Malibu Horizon, recognized by many as one of the top drugtreatment centers in California, and Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences at the University of Southern California, announced ...

Ex-Celtic Herren shares toll of addiction
Herren, 36, a Rhode Island native, told his audience he grew up a hotshot athlete from an established family with several homes — not the profile people tend to assign to drug addicts. He said the stereotypical picture is wrong; opiate addiction can ...

Aaron Paul trades drugs for alcohol addiction in 'Smashed'
Chicago Tribune
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Aaron Paul, who won his second Emmy last month for playing drugdealer Jesse Pinkman in the dark television drama, "Breaking Bad," trades one addiction for another in the indie film, "Smashed." Opening at U.S. movie theaters ...

Addiction plays role in state's deadly diagnosis
State Journal
Many children in West Virginia are caught in the crossfire. Drug abuse, especially of prescription pills, is a major problem in West Virginia. And together with other poor health choices, the state's collective drug addiction is causing residents to ...

Drug Court Graduation
Addiction is causing crisis in our communities. The burden on Court system in the escalating number of cases filed is reflective of the level to which the crisis has arisen. Statistics show that in excess of 75-85% of the crimes committed in Baldwin ...

Veto of NJ's 911 Good Samaritan bill disappoints backer
Philadelphia Inquirer
"I'm just heartbroken for these families. They just don't understand." I don't get it either, given the increase in heroin and prescription-drug addiction in New Jersey, particularly among the young. As my colleague Barbara Boyer reported Tuesday ...

An end to the war on drugs?
Avaaz Daily Briefing
For five decades the world has been locked into a drug prohibition policy that has failed and backfired. Drug production and sales are booming, and addiction is rampant. The US street price of cocaine is 74% lower than it was 30 years ago. Meanwhile ...

70% youth in Punjab take to drugs, Rahul Gandhi says
Times of India
CHANDIGARH: Rahul Gandhi on Thursday claimed 7 out of 10 youths in Punjab have a drugproblem, triggering a controversy with ruling Akali Dal asking how the Congress leader came to this "mathematical conclusion" on drug addiction in the state.

Keep the Lights On (Music Box Films, NR)
Play by Play
Keep the Lights On examines how drug addiction is able to slowly destroy a relationship, masquerading, at first, as a harmless activity, but eventually becoming an all-encompassing act that defines both partners. Erik (Thure Lindhardt) is an up-and ...

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