Drug felons turn their lives around by graduating from rehab program

Drug felons turn their lives around by graduating from rehab program
Chicago Sun-Times
For over two decades, Timothy Gulley was afraid to face his family because he was embarrassed about his drug addiction. The Far South Side man also stole things from his mother's house and had a tendency to leave the door unlocked, his relatives said.

Our view: McHenry County Drug Court a big success
Northwest Herald
While drug addiction is a lifelong struggle, a one-year sober anniversary for an addict is a milestone of significance. Today marks a milestone in the local battle against drug addiction as McHenry County's Drug Court completes its first year in ...

ARS and Pacific Clinics Drug Abuse and Addiction Forum Offers Facts and Hope
Asbarez Armenian News
GLENDALE—The Substance Abuse and Drug Addiction community forum held on Wednesday, November 28 marked the first in a series of four forums organized in partnership between the Armenian Relief Society (ARS) of Western USA and the Pacific ...

Asbarez Armenian News

Portugal cracks down on legal highs
Perth Now
But the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) is finding that synthetic drug makers switch the chemical make-up of their products as each new substance is outlawed. In Lisbon, a dozen smartshops are scattered around the ...

Sandy Annabi, addicted to Xanax, to seek drug treatment in prison
Newsday (subscription)
Former Yonkers City Councilwoman Sandy Annabi has developed a drug addictionand will need treatment when she heads to prison on her bribery conviction, Newsday has learned. Annabi, 42, a former two-term Democratic city council member, was ...

Newsday (subscription)

Is "nature's speedball" the latest South Florida drug craze?
However, it is marketed on the Internet as 'alternative medicine' for use as a pain killer, medicine for diarrhea, and other ailments and for the treatment of opiate addiction," says the DEA's drug fact sheet on Kratom. Very little is known about the ...

Sandy Annabi drug treatment 'attempt to game the system,' feds say
Newsday (subscription)
Federal prosecutors say that former Yonkers City Councilwoman Sandy Annabi's drug addiction, disclosed in advance of her sentencing, may be an attempt to shave time off her six-year prison sentence. In a report compiled by the U.S. Department of ...

Newsday (subscription)

Meeting to target drug awareness
During more than a decade as Armstrong County District Attorney, Andreassi has seen the reach of substance abuse extend farther from Pittsburgh to become a part of life in and around Kittanning. “At one time, the drug 'business' targeted large urban ...

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