Prescription for Addiction

Prescription for Addiction
Wall Street Journal
1 drug menace when she overdosed and died, alone, in a tumbledown clapboard house in Dunnellon, Fla. The drugs that killed her didn't come from the Colombian jungles or an Afghan poppy field. Two of the three drugs found in her system were sold to Ms.

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Aunt denies drug addiction because pills are prescribed
DEAR ABBY: My Aunt "Betty," with whom I have always been close, is 68 and retired. She is abusing prescription drugs and spends several days a week passed out or confused -- sometimes hallucinating. I rarely call her anymore because all she does is ...

Say referendum could bring more crime and addiction
Boston Globe
But prosecutors and police are sounding alarms about the initiative, saying it is ripe for exploitation and would lead to more drug addiction and crime. While supporters say the law would strictly regulate who can dispense marijuana to people with ...

Sturgis addiction treatment center to expand
STURGIS, S.D. (AP) — A western South Dakota alcohol and drug addiction treatment center plans to expand. The director of the Northern Hills Alcohol and Drug Services center in Spearfish says the project is possible because of a $425,000 foundation grant.

Heroin use among young in N.J. is up, and in more suburban areas
The Star-Ledger -
Teens and 20-somethings have fallen into what the Drug Enforcement Administration calls a "cycle of addiction," graduating from painkillers to heroin, according to Brian Crowell, the DEA's top agent in New Jersey. ... happens when the medicine cabinet ...
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Addiction to the internet
Times of Malta
Ironically, I have discovered that from next year, internet addiction will be classified as a psychological problem causing depression – one that can be treated with powerful psychotropicdrugs, which are already part of many people's lives. Bascially ...

New anonymous chronic pain group to help break addiction cycle
Cookeville Herald Citizen
It was a cycle Greg wanted to break, having sought simultaneous treatments for both pain and drug addiction in 1985 — treatments which proved unsuccessful. “(The treatment providers) just didn't coordinate well in those days, and not that much was ...

Drug Addiction -
Cary,. I live in a San Francisco apartment with fewer than 10 units and know all my neighbors at least conversationally. My roommate, my girlfriend and I believe ...

Drug court is effective way to fight addiction
Huntington Herald Dispatch
Drug addiction and abuse is a problem that knows no social, economical or professional bounds.Drug addiction affects teachers, lawyers, health care workers and people from all walks of life and in all age brackets. Recognizing that there was a ...

Prescription drug abuse tide turning
Fremont News Messenger
During the past decade in Ohio, the number of dispensed doses of prescription opioids, such as the brand names OxyContin or Opana, grew at about 20 percent annually, according to Orman Hall, director of the Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction ...

IHRO Expresses Concern over Growing Drug Addiction in Punjab
Sikh24 News & Updates
LUDHIANA, Punjab (October 5, 2012)– At a meeting organized by The International Human Rights Organization (IHRO), the leadership expressed its concerns over growing drug addiction across the State. The representatives alleged that the Government ...

Leesburg church's Turning Points service targeted to recovering alcoholics ...
Orlando Sentinel
Welcome to Turning Points, a new weekly faith-based service initiated by Lake Square Presbyterian Church for recovering alcoholics, drug addicts and others who are going through significant changes in their lives, whether it be the death of a spouse ...

Massages helping drug users and alcoholics to kick habit at Hull centre
This is Hull and East Riding
RECOVERING drug users and alcoholics are being given head massages and acupuncture treatments to help them kick their habits. The therapies are part of an intensive three-month programme at a west Hull rehabilitation unit, which this week celebrated ...

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