MEDIA ADVISORY: UCSF Holds Free Symposium on Food and Addiction
UCSF News Services
UC San Francisco will host a free symposium Oct. 27 titled, “Food & Addiction: Policy, Environment and Individual Factors.” The event, which marks the 10th annual gathering of the Sugar, Stress, Environment and Weight Symposium, brings together leading ...
- Yahoo News Canada (blog)
Halifax addiction recovery homes rethink methadone ban
Yahoo News Canada (blog)
With an increasing number of people taking methadone for opioid withdrawal, two addiction recovery homes in the Halifax area have altered their policies to help people trying to beat their drug problems. The Marguerite Centre helps women recovering ...
Demons, Addiction, and Abuse in OUTCAST
Written by Robert Kirkman of THE WALKING DEAD fame, OUTCAST follows Kyle Barnes, a man still recovering from the trauma of his mother's possession. Believing Kyle played a role in his mother's exorcism, Reverend Anderson seeks out Kyle's help when ...
- KOMO News
Raw documentary exposes opioid addiction
KENT, Wash. -- The number of deaths of heroin overdose in King County is now more than triple what it was in 2009. This nationwide crisis is being chronicled in part in a new documentary produced by the FBI and DEA. “Chasing the Dragon: The Life of an ...
Adviser says Hillary Clinton planning $10 billion initiative against drug addiction if elected president - Timesonline.comAdviser says Hillary Clinton planning $10 billion initiative against drug addiction if elected president
If Hillary Clinton is president in 2017, she will push for a $10 billion initiative to address the drug addiction crisis facing the country, including the opioid epidemic that has ravaged southwest Pennsylvania, Clinton's domestic policy adviser said ...and more »
- Paste Magazine
America's Addiction to Proxy Wars Like Yemen Will Lead Us to Real War with Iran
The driving force behind President Obama's motivation to sacrifice a great deal to Iran in the interest of at least temporarily removing nuclear war from the equation is due to the battle being waged in the southernmost corner of the Middle East. This ...and more »
- Times of India
Beauty Queen who battled drug addiction and fought HIV
Times of India
Erin Dolby had the world on her feet when she was crowned Miss Arizona in 1996 but a year after her reign as Miss Arizona, her life spiralled out of control. The gorgeous beauty queen started experimenting with drugs. The addiction which started in May ...
- Indianapolis Star
Todd Jadlow on addiction, Bob Knight's behavior, writing as therapy
The counselor asked a simple question: Who in this room is dealing with addiction? Everyone raised their hands. Everyone but Todd Jadlow. “Because I didn't think I was,” Jadlow said. “He called me out and basically, went pretty hard on me in front of ...and more »
- WYFF Greenville
Deputy shoots man armed with knife near addiction recovery facility, sheriff says
A man who pulled a knife on deputies Tuesday afternoon is hospitalized after he was shot by a deputy, according to the Greenville County sheriff. Advertisement. Sheriff Steve Loftis said deputies went to The Turning Point of South Carolina, Inc., a ...and more »
Donald Trump reveals his fear of humiliation and addiction to media attention in newly released tapes - The IndependentThe Independent
Donald Trump reveals his fear of humiliation and addiction to media attention in newly released tapes
The emotional impulses that made Donald Trump plunge into the presidential arena and may determine how he reacts in the event that he loses are laid bare in a just-released series of excerpts from interviews he gave to a biographer two years ago.and more »
- ABC NEWS 4
Special coverage on opioid, heroin addiction begins at 5 pm
ABC NEWS 4
MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCIV) — We've been talking a lot this year about opioid addiction and heroin overdoses and today we're working for you to try and help save lives. We will have a phone bank tonight at 5 p.m. with lines manned by experts. We will ...
- Martins Ferry Times Leader
Monroe County hosts forum on drug addiction
Martins Ferry Times Leader
About 120 Monroe County residents attend at town hall meeting on drug abuse in Woodsfield on Tuesday. WOODSFIELD — Monroe County is serious about the need to address and combat opioid addiction and the many problems that go along with it.
- Go Banking Rates
Tricks to Curb Your Online Shopping Addiction
Go Banking Rates
Most people engage in a little retail therapy, but some struggle to keep tabs on spending. If you've got boxes piling up on your doorstep, can't focus on work because you're busy searching for online sales or are hiding your online purchases from loved ...
- Kaiser Health News
States See Peer-Recovery Coaches As A Way To Break The ...
Kaiser Health News
Dustin French, who has a history of abusing painkillers and heroin, says AnchorED may have saved his life. A 29-year-old resident of Providence, R.I., French ...and more »
- Standard Speaker
'The Skook Recovers' to host public forum on addiction
NICK MEYER/Staff Photographer Travis Snyder, founder of The Skook Recovers, center, Tammy Sienkiewicz, Tamaqua's Safer Streets, left, and Mike Rudiman, Schuylkill Haven, father of a recovering addict, discuss Monday an event presented by The Skook ...
- Online addiction cuts attention span
Times of India
NEW DELHI: AIIMS, the country's premier medical institute, has started a special psychiatric OPD for people who are hooked to social media, online games or the internet in general. This, doctors say , had to be done in view of the increasing number of ...and more »
- Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Clinton campaign outlines anti-addiction plan
States like Pennsylvania might have to strengthen opioid controls to tap a proposed $10 billion infusion of anti-addiction funding, an adviser to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton said Tuesday. Among the strings attached to the proposed ...and more »
- Educational program launches for opioid addiction
WASHINGTON (WUSA9) - Drug overdose is now the #1 cause of accidental death in the United States. Opioid addiction is driving the epidemic.Every day in America, 44 people die from prescription opioid overdoses and heroin use has more than doubled ...and more »
- Macklemore's 'Drug Dealer' Video Shows The Hellish Reality Of Battling Addiction
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis's “Drug Dealer” video is hard to watch, but it's also a necessary watch. The song, released earlier this month, gives a harrowing account of what happens when doctors carelessly overprescribe medicine. And in the new, ...
Macklemore's “Drug Dealer” Video is a Jarring Reminder of My Oxycontin AddictionDJBooth.net
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- Rural Addiction: drugs are rife, hope is thin on the ground
Rural Addiction (RTÉ Two, Tuesday) offers an exceptional view into the growing problem of alcohol and drug addiction – and the problems that go with it, such as homelessness and mental health issues, outside Ireland's capital. This two-part documentary ...
Why the Codependency Myth of Drug Addiction Needs to Die | VICE ...
Chances are, if you have been affected by drug addiction or just watched enough reality TV, you've heard something about the concept of "codependency.and more »
- BBC News
Teen hackers study considers link to addiction - BBC News
A study for Europol suggests efforts to stop young people hacking could learn from anti-addiction efforts.and more »
Watch John Oliver Rail on Big Pharma for Enabling Opioid Addiction
John Oliver took on America's massive opioid addiction on Sunday's Last Week Tonight. In the United States, 30,000 deaths a year are caused by heroin and prescription painkillers abuse, according to the Oregon Medical Association. Oliver pointed to Big ...
John Oliver Takes on America's Opioid Addiction, Offers Trump His Emmy on Latest Last Week TonightPaste Magazine
John Oliver Puts Big Ph
- New Scientist
Addiction to prescription drugs is UK 'public health disaster'
Addiction to prescribed medicines could be as big a problem in the UK as addiction to illegal drugs like heroin. So say a group of UK doctors and politicians, who have called for urgent action to help people who get hooked on painkillers ...
Could peer-recovery coaches help fight drug addiction epidemic?
Dustin French, 29, had four drug overdoses in the span of a year. "I was dead on arrival to the hospital," he said of his last heroin overdose, which happened in April. "I woke up ... and I didn't feel like myself. I could tell this time I was really ...
Heroin's human toll: Lorain man used music to address addiction
ELYRIA, Ohio -- Wiley Harwood used several stints of sobriety to write and record songs that addressed the heroin addiction that wrecked havoc on his life. In "Sick and Tired," he sang of being fed up with his addiction. In "Invisible," he took a stark ...and more »
- Belfast Telegraph
Sinead O'Connor battling marijuana addiction in sober living facility
Sinead O'Connor has been confined to a sober-living facility after quietly seeking rehab help for an addiction to marijuana. Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email. Go To. Comments. The Irish singer, who has battled a string of mental health issues ...and more »
- How Paul Oberschneider overcame addiction to build a property empire
HOW I BEAT THE ODDS: The real estate entrepreneur on hitting rock-bottom and getting out just days before the financial crisis. by Jack Torrance. Share0 Tweet0 Share0 Email0. Published: 1 hour ago. Last Updated: 35 minutes ago. I grew up in the ...
- Carlisle Sentinel
Under the Influence: Understanding addiction and crime
More than half of all new criminal cases started in Cumberland County so far in 2016 included either the charge of DUI or a drug related offense, according to Cumberland County Insight. Closer Look logo 2016. prev. next. A generally accepted estimate ...
Grief, guilt and the power of addiction: Aide to addicts agonizes after sibling's overdose - Press HeraldPress Herald
Grief, guilt and the power of addiction: Aide to addicts agonizes after sibling's overdose
Jaime Higgins of the Scarborough police discusses her internal torment and what she learned about her brother after his stunning death a month ago. By Kelley Bouchard Staff Writer. email@example.com | @KelleyBouchard | 207-791-6328. Share.
- Policy Prescriptions: Clinton and Trump on drug addiction
Hillary Clinton calls the scourge of heroin and opioid addiction a "quiet epidemic." Donald Trump marvels that overdoses are a problem in picturesque American communities. "How does heroin work with these beautiful lakes and trees?" he said recently in ...and more »
'Hitting Addiction out of the Park' celebrates those in recovery
TOWN OF DICKINSON (WBNG) -- On Sunday, the nonprofit Truth Pharm honored members of the community recovering from drug addiction. People also remembered the lives lost to drug addiction at 'Hitting Addiction out of the Park.' The nonprofit invited the ...and more »
- Republican & Herald
Walk For Recovery to unite community against addiction
Republican & Herald
David McKeown/Staff PhotoPastor Vince Murray, left, Open Arms Ministries, and Albert Nastasi, Servants To All/My Father's House, speak on Thursday at Servants To All/My Father's House, Pottsville, about the walk to recover that they are organizing for Oct.
- Column: For mental illness and addiction, stigma is a barrier to treatment
The Salem News
Every day, members of our community battle mental illness and substance abuse disorders. In addition to dealing with the medical challenges associated with these conditions, individuals may also face harsh judgment from those around them and society in ...
- Baltimore Sun
Helping youths through drug addiction
Seth Walters recently graduated from a program at Sheppard Pratt that treats substance abuse and mental health issues at the same time. (Karl Merton Ferron, Baltimore Sun video). Seth Walters recently graduated from a program at Sheppard Pratt that ...
- The Dope on Hope Addiction and How a Man Can Avoid it
The Good Men Project
David Shaw urges men to regard their present fondly, instead of hoping for rose-colored memories. October 23, 2016 by David Shaw 1 Comment. shares. Embed from Getty Images. I'm not sure that this article is going to be good enough for the Good Men ...
Ronaldo has 'goal addiction' - Morata
Alvaro Morata believes Real Madrid team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo is addicted to scoring goals after the star missed numerous chances against Athletic Bilbao. Ronaldo was wasteful but was saved by Morata, who came off the bench on his 24th birthday to ...
Cristiano Ronaldo has an 'addiction for goals' insists Real Madrid striker Alvaro MorataDaily Mailall 191 news articles »
Exploring the Psychology Behind Spending Addiction
Unlike Hollywood's inevitably sanitised presentation, real-life shopping addiction isn't cured by the love of a hot man, the help of a kooky pal or a climactic montage of a big old jumble sale. In reality, spending addiction often results in ...
- KBTV Fox 4 Beaumont
Drug take back event aims to help prevent prescription drug addiction
KBTV Fox 4 Beaumont
"We're trying to prevent perversion because what we're seeing is a lot of kids getting their hands on illegal prescription medications and they're taking them and going to the hospital," said Drug Enforcement Administration Agent Timothy Duriso. It's ...
DEA: Stockpiling prescriptions is an avenue to addictionWDSU New Orleansall 487 news articles »
- Washington Post
If Trump loses, the news media should break the addiction. But can they?
In the final pages of Richard Ben Cramer's seminal book about presidential politics, “What It Takes,” Michael Dukakis looks around in wonderment at the scene outside his Massachusetts home less than 24 hours after his crushing 1988 loss to George H.W. ...
- Heroin addiction expert to speak in Westport
The Darien News
WESTPORT — In light of the country's heroin crisis, Westport is stepping up to keep its residents informed. On Tuesday, Dr. John Douglas, clinical director of outpatient addiction programs at Silver Hill Hospital, will be coming to the Westport Town ...
VIDEO: Behavioral interventions, medication-assisted treatment key to treating opioid addiction - HealioVIDEO: Behavioral interventions, medication-assisted treatment key to treating opioid addiction
SAN ANTONIO — To treat opioid addiction, clinicians must implement behavioral interventions in addition to medication-assisted treatments, according to Thomas Kosten, MD, of Baylor College of Medicine. “Treating chronic pain for more than 3 months ...
- Times of India
De-addiction centres in city get free rein as officials turn blind eye ...
Times of India
One more death in an unauthorized de-addiction centre.One more year's worth of dust collected on the guidelines drafted for such units.and more »
Unplugging the Cure for Kids' Addiction to 'Digital Drugs' - Newsweek
Author's experiences with his own daughter inspired the 'iShrieks' series of books, which combine scary stories with kids' interest in devices.and more »
- Huntington Herald Dispatch
Drug Take-Back Day helps stop addiction, official says
Huntington Herald Dispatch
HUNTINGTON - Of the nation's current heroin users, 80 percent began their opioid addiction using prescription drugs, according to statistics from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration. It's neither secret nor speculation, added Jim ...
The Simpsons' Shining parody made Homer's alcoholism, TV ...
No TV and no beer make Homer something something ...and more »
Terminator's teen heartthrob Edward Furlong looks unrecognisable ...
Terminator star Edward Furlong looked remarkably different from his fresh-faced days as John Connor in the 1991 hit movie Terminator 2: Judgement Day.
'Terminator' Star Edward Furlong Fuels Drug Addiction Relapse RumorsRadarOnline
Edward Furlong: Did drug addiction ruin actor's career and looks?scallywagandvagabondall 9 news articles »
- Sessions focus on understanding addiction
Mount Vernon News (press release) (subscription) (blog)
MOUNT VERNON — Hopewell United Methodist Church will host a day of informative sessions focusing on addiction and the present crisis of addictive behavior on Sunday. It is the goal that those attending can begin to understand addiction so that their ...and more »
Ball State students making documentary on meth addiction
MUNCIE, Ind. (WISH) — A group of Ball State University students are fighting back against drug abuse with cameras and questions. Journalism students are creating a documentary called “Unmasked,” focusing on Muncie's meth problem. The project started ...
Former addict joins Community Advisory Board to halt heroin addiction
CINCINNATI -- If you saw Samantha Frashier and Martha Hill walking down a street together, you'd have no idea that heroin brought them together. Frashier, of Symmes Township, is a recovering heroin addict. "I got my wisdom teeth pulled, got a ...and more »