Hopeful Drug Addiction Solution Pill Vigabatrin Fails Trial Study

Hopeful Drug Addiction Solution Pill Vigabatrin, Fails Trial Study
The St Jude Program, offered at the St. Jude Retreats, a leading non-treatment alternative to drug treatment, does not adhere to replacement pill or maintenance programs as a means of curing a drug addiction and the researchers there have made their ...

Clearwater shelter helps veterans battle drug addiction, homelessness
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CLEARWATER - Many men and have volunteered to serve in dangerous places like Afghanistan and Iraq, but unfortunately, far too many of them came home to a life on the streets. But one shelter is taking action to give them a new life. "These are my ...

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Kentucky Invests $7 Million to Treat Drug Addiction in Prisoners
TestCountry.com (blog)
According to the Kentucky Department of Corrections, 30 percent of Kentucky inmates struggling with drug addiction return to jail. But a 2011 study from the University of Kentucky said this figure drops to 20 percent among inmates who receive treatment ...

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Brockton region looks to social media to help area youth fight addiction
Enterprise News
The site, which is private for area youths recovering from drug addiction, was launched two months ago and now boasts 200 recovering addicts as members, said Dr. Joseph Shrand. Shrand, who treats local addicts ages 13 to 17, hopes federal dollars ...

Jon Bon Jovi's daughter OD's on heroin, top addiction specialist speaks out
Monsters and Critics.com
TMZ reports that Stephanie is alive and now she is arrested for possession of a "small quantity" of heroin, marijuana and drug paraphernalia. A trial date has been set. Stephanie is the oldest of four children for rocker Jon Bon Jovi and his wife ...

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Forum highlights changes to drug education program
Chicago Tribune
The pain and death caused by heroin addiction, and how to stop it, drew dozens of parents to a forum hosted by Hinsdale Township School District 86. The session at Hinsdale South High School in Darien explained how communities such as Hinsdale and ...

Hazelden Partners with Inflexxion to Develop New Program for Adolescents in ...
Sacramento Bee
With funding from a National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) grant, "Staying Off Substances: A Tailored Early Recovery Program for Teens," Hazelden and Inflexxion are creating this new intervention program for adolescents in substance abuse treatment ...

Kid Connection: Pharm Parties, Teens Addicted Prescription Drugs
Pharm parties have become a trend among teens, they're also known as "skittles parties" where teens pass a bowl of prescription drugs around. Jillian Benfield is interviewing a local addictionspecialist Wednesday for her Kid Connection series. What ...

Augusta priest charged with smuggling drugs into Wiscasset jail
Morning Sentinel
1 on charges that they trafficked the drug suboxone, a synthetic opiate typically used to ease symptoms of opiate addiction, but also can be abused. Foote was arrested and released on unsecured bail, while Theriault-Patten and Shawley were already in ...

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Fundraiser for addiction recovery facility nears $1.5M goal
Greenville News
A group planning an addiction recovery facility in Greenville met Tuesday as it nears the completion of its capital campaign and heard singer-songwriter Edwin McCain describe his own recovery from alcohol and drug addiction. / Staff ...

Drug Addiction, like Many Other Brain Diseases, is Curable | Health
Drug addiction or alcoholism is the same disease with different manifestations. Proper care and treatment can help in overcoming the disease and its related ...

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