New Outpatient Addiction Treatment Center Open in Springfield
Drug counselors said a brand new facility will help fight Springfield's problem with heroin addiction. It's a 10,000 square foot building that cost the Gateway Foundation $500,000. It will allow them to nearly double the amount of patients they can treat.
- Geisinger pushes for addiction training
LEWISTOWN — Opioid use ebbs and flows based on availability and other factors and Geisinger would like to help stem that tide through addiction-trained social workers. When Pennsylvania started to crack down on prescription opioid abuse, addicts ...
- rabble.ca (blog)
Confronting the neoliberal addiction to colonialism, consumption, and greed
I know I am not alone shedding tears for the story of the 2016 American election. These aren't the tears of a campaign or game lost, or an ego wounded, nor are they tears of aloneness, because I know I am not the only one who is afraid. These tears ...
Parents of murdered Australian man racked with guilt over son's drug addiction
Peter and Rebecca McNeill expressed regret over kicking out their drug-addicted son from home, which led him to his eventual killers. The parents of a murdered Australian man have shared their regret and guilt over their son's drug addiction and ...and more »
Overdose Crisis Part Three: The power of addiction
WATCH: In part three of our series on the Island's overdose crisis, April Lawrence takes a closer look at addiction and why some people are willing to risk their lives for the next high. Video thumbnail for 5 ADDICTIONS CRISIS. 0:00:00. Play clip. Mute ...
Montville vigil offers comfort, support for those struggling with addiction
Anastasia Baker, 3, of Montville looks out from the arms of her grandmother Lori Forbes over the participants in a candlelight vigil hosted by Community Speaks Out, honoring victims and families who are struggling with opioid addiction in Montville on ...
Montville vigil: Hope for addiction victimsNorwich Bulletinall 4 news articles »
- Koutoujian attends White House panel on addiction
MetroWest Daily News
During a panel discussion at the White House, Middlesex Sheriff Peter Koutoujian this week detailed the steps his office has taken, including the MATADOR program, to help inmates with drug addictions. Koutoujian joined officials from The Pew Charitable ...and more »
- Wall Street Journal
Congress Can Fight Opioid Addiction on Its Way Out
Wall Street Journal
Much attention and speculation surrounds the incoming Trump administration and the new Congress, but it's important to remember that the current Congress still has work to do. Before the new Congress is sworn in on Jan. 3, more than 2,500 people will ...
What the Surgeon General gets wrong about addictionAmerican Enterprise Institute
Pascrell: Attacking drug abuse and addictionNorthJersey.com
- Mail & Guardian
Betting on addiction is a sure winner
Mail & Guardian
Humankind has often been the source of its own progress — and its own downfall. Nowhere is this better illustrated than on the JSE: look for a company with a market cap of a trillion rands, and the three that fit this bill are vast global operations ...and more »
- The Guardian
Johnny Murtagh tells of alcohol battles to help other jockeys with ...
The three-times Derby winner Johnny Murtagh has said in a video released to raise awareness of addiction issues in the weighing room, 'For 10 years I never ...and more »
- UCLA Newsroom
UCLA legal expert on opioid addiction pinpoints causes
UCLA legal scholar and health policy expert Jill Horwitz participated in a Zócalo/UCLA panel examining causes and potential solutions of America's opiod addiction. The roots of America's widespread opioid addiction are complex and extend to the economy ...
- Men's Journal
Study: Marijuana Can Help Battle Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, and ...
The most comprehensive research review ever done on the topic found that marijuana can help battle depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, and ...and more »
- WomansDay.com (blog)
An Ancient African Remedy Helped Me Kick My Opioid Addiction Overnight
Juliana Mulligan had tried almost everything to get off drugs. Then she heard about ibogaine. Created with Sketch. By Juliana Mulligan, as told to Beth Dreher. Dec 1, 2016. Dec 1, 2016. When I started doing heroin and other opioids in 2004, I never ...
Recovering from addiction within the isolation of a remote island
On Penikese Island, everyone cooks, eats and cleans together, and as they do, therapy happens incidentally. (Karen Brown/for WHYY). By Karen Brown. Follow · Contact. Facebook. Twitter. Mail. More. Comment. About a dozen miles off the coast of Cape Cod ...
- Facing facts about addiction: Lending a helping hand
Nantucket Island Inquirer
(Dec. 1, 2016) Addiction is not pretty. We often see the people who struggle with addiction in the police report and may be tempted to simply shrug it off and say they did it to themselves. But these are our neighbors, our fellow islanders. One day a ...
- The Sun
Porn addiction is turning men into HOPELESS lovers who can't ...
Chaps' solo screen time is eroding their ability to please ladies, men and members of every other gender.and more »
NAPHS Statement on House Passage of Mental Health Reform and Addiction Funding as Part of the 21st Century ... - Yahoo SportsThe CT Mirror
NAPHS Statement on House Passage of Mental Health Reform and Addiction Funding as Part of the 21st Century ...
WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from: Mark Covall, President and CEO, National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems (NAPHS). Last night the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly ...
House approves mental health and addiction bill championed by Murphy, CourtneyThe CT Mirrorall 34 news articles&n
Boynton woman's struggle with addiction lamented at vigil
DELRAY BEACH — As Deirdre Miller clutched balloons and stared at the photograph of her daughter, Samantha, she tearfully spoke. “My heart breaks for you,” she said before being comforted by friends. “I really hope that you are at peace.” Miller and ...and more »
- Nature World News
Study Reveals Controversial Truth Behind Internet Gaming Addiction
Nature World News
Unlike what many people believe, Internet addiction has already been declared as a psychological disorder which could cause not only psychological disturbances and social problems but also neurological complications. It has been recognized globally by ...
- New York Post
Derek Jeter's new sporting 'addiction' — golf
New York Post
NASSAU, Bahamas — The tee shot was launched at the perfect trajectory with a slight draw, landing softly well down the right side of the fairway on the Albany Golf Course 18th hole Wednesday. If you didn't know any better, you would have thought the ...and more »
- Daily Mail
Nicole Kidman recalls struggling to help husband Keith Urban overcome drug addiction
And despite previously admitting to People magazine that it was ultimately up to the country music star to save himself, Nicole Kidman revealed that she's still very much the caretaker in the family. 'I'm very much the caretaker,' the 49-year-old ...
Nicole Kidman shares struggle in helping Keith Urban's fight against addictionHeadlines & Global Newsall 18 news articles »
- Slate Magazine
We Know How to Treat Opioid Addiction. We Just Don't Use It.
When I was 22 years old, I was treated for an addiction to opioids. In the five years since, I wake up each morning and scan my news filters to read about some of the 78 people who die each day from overdose. Which depressed Rust Belt city was hit today?
The “War on Drugs” is rigged: Now that the face of addiction is white, will anything change? - SalonSalon
The “War on Drugs” is rigged: Now that the face of addiction is white, will anything change?
The “War on Drugs” is bullshit; it's just another way for the top 1 percent to benefit off the pain that accompanies poverty. A bullet wound, a life sentence or an overdose for us is a paycheck for them. But alas, there's hope: The new wave of white ...
- The Independent
Man in the Netherlands euthanised due to his alcohol addiction
A man in the Netherlands has been allowed to die because he could no longer carry on living as an alcoholic. Mark Langedijk chose the day of his death and was telling jokes, drinking beer and eating ham sandwiches with his family hours before he passed ...
Netherlands man chooses to be euthanized due to alcohol addictionNEWS10 ABCall 13 news articles »
- Pain News Network
'Opioid Vaccine' Could Revolutionize Addiction Treatment
Pain News Network
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have developed an experimental vaccine that appears to lower the risk of an opioid overdose and could someday revolutionize addiction treatment. The vaccine also blocks the pain-relieving effects of opioid ...and more »
- Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Knowing signs of opioid addiction can save a life
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Families are gathering for the holidays. People are seeing each other for the first time in possibly a long time. But something just doesn't seem quite right with one family member. The loved one who maybe lost a job recently seems to have lost weight ...
Virginia declares opioid addiction a public health emergencyWorld Socialist Web Site
State, locals address opioid addiction cri
- NCCC conducting town hall meeting for addiction crisis
Neosho Daily News
JOPLIN — The Newton County Community Coalition (NCCC) invites all parents to the Addiction Crisis Town Hall Meeting Wednesday evening to gain insights on the prevalence of prescription drug addiction being encountered by youth today. And if you can't ...
- Emotional Addiction
The Suburban Newspaper (blog)
In the same way that human beings can get addicted to substances, we can also get addicted to our own respective emotions. Think about the emotions you experience often. Think about the ones you know intimately but wish you didn't. Now, this blog is ...
Is feeling religious like a drug addiction? Your brain certainly thinks so, say researchers - International Business Times, India EditionInternational Business Times, India Edition
Is feeling religious like a drug addiction? Your brain certainly thinks so, say researchers
International Business Times, India Edition
Religious and spiritual experiences activate the brain reward circuits in the same way as more hedonistic pursuits such as taking drugs, gambling and listening to music, according to a new study. Researchers found spiritual feelings stimulated the ...and more »
- Upset Magazine
Counterfeit release new track 'Addiction', announce new tour
Counterfeit have signed to Xtra Mile Recordings and dropped a new track – check out 'Addiction' below. It's a fan-favourite from the band's live shows. “It is my belief that we can all become addicted to something,” says Jamie Campbell Bower of the song.
Huge Study On Internet Gaming Addiction Turns Up Controversial Results
Does internet gaming have the makings of a debilitating addiction like gambling? Most likely not, according to the biggest study to date seeking a link between internet gaming and addictive behavior. I doubt it's exactly what the originators of the ...
- Son of well-known Lowell businessman speaks openly about opioid addiction (VIDEO)
Tim Carvalho speaks about his addiction at Lowell House, Inc.'s second annual breakfast to "Celebrate Recovery" at the UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center Monday as his father, Frank Carvalho, listens. Watch video at lowellsun.com. SUN/JOHN LOVE
- Binghamton University Pipe Dream
Why we need to think differently about addiction
Binghamton University Pipe Dream
When I first learned that my friend Dan, a student in the Watson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, had passed away a few months ago, I was devastated. Even more alarming than the news of his unfortunate death were the circumstances ...
Medical Specialists Provide A New Model of Comprehensive Addiction Treatment at Positive Sobriety Institute - PR Newswire (press release)PR Newswire (press release)
Medical Specialists Provide A New Model of Comprehensive Addiction Treatment at Positive Sobriety Institute
PR Newswire (press release)
CHICAGO, Nov. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- By bringing together psychiatrists who specialize in addiction, an internal medicine physician and a multidisciplinary team of clinicians and counselors, Positive Sobriety Institute is leading the way in offering ...and more »
Nigeria: Investigation - How Drug Addiction Threatens a Generation of Northern Nigerian Women (Part 2) - AllAfrica.comAllAfrica.com
Nigeria: Investigation - How Drug Addiction Threatens a Generation of Northern Nigerian Women (Part 2)
According to the 2015 annual report of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, the north-west topped the table of arrests for drug related offences for that year, with a total of 2,205 persons, beating the south-west which recorded 1,785 arrests.and more »
- BioCorRx (BICX) might hold the key to Treating Drug Addiction
Tragically, 23 million Americans are afflicted by addictions to alcohol or other drugs. These numbers surpass the population of Florida, our third largest state. Around 11% of addicts receive treatment at a facility of some kind making this a very ...
- Four States Homepage
The Alliance of SWMO will host Drug Addiction Crisis meeting
Four States Homepage
The Alliance of Southwest Missouri is holding an Addiction Town Hall meeting later this week in Joplin. The event will take place on Wednesday evening at the Joplin High School Talon Room. It coincides with The Alliance's Anti-Drug Campaign. The ...
- WDIV Detroit
Real addiction stories (3rd edition)
This is the third edition of an ongoing series of real stories about addiction from ClickOnDetroit's readers. Check back for more stories. More: Real addiction stories (2nd edition) · Real addiction stories (1st edition). If you would like to share ...
- Prison policy seen as short-circuiting addiction recovery
Tom Dalton is program coordinator for Safe Recovery, an organization that gives drug addicts access to basic health services such as disease screening and clean needles, while also helping connect them to treatment. File photo by Morgan True/VTDigger.
- Elite Daily
This Video Will Inspire You To Free Yourself From Your iPhone Addiction
This is the overall message of the insanely inspirational and downright poetic video above, which shows us that while our apps are generally made to improve our lives, they also tether us down in order to keep us glued to our screen for as long as ...
- Addiction crisis fuels human trafficking
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — When police entered a Lee motel room last month, they helped make history. Inside the Super 8 Motel room they found a woman from Vermont, identified only as Victim No. 2. With her was a man who authorities allege combined a ...
- Agency plans outreach for families coping with addiction
Plattsburgh Press Republican
MALONE — Citizen Advocates is hosting a series of outreach gatherings for family members and friends of those coping with addiction. Three individual sessions will take place at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, Dec. 6, 13 and 20, in the upstairs training room ...
LPGA hopeful overcomes drug addiction for 2nd shot at golf
Amber Hensley has advanced to the final stage of LPGA Q-School on Nov. 30-Dec. 4 in Daytona Beach, Fla. (Brett Rojo-USA TODAY Sports). Amber Hensley's earliest memory of her mother is vague. She remembers sitting on her grandparents' front porch in ...
9 Things You Should Know About Porn Addiction
In the digital age where porn is simply a click away, the cliche image of a dude thoroughly ensconced in his mom's basement with a lifetime supply of lube often feels like a cautionary tale to warn others of the dangers of porn addiction. But what is ...
- Siouxland Matters
This panda is dancing: Poet calls out our addiction to technology
Copyright 2016 Cable News Network/Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. NEW YORK (CNNMoney). From crushing candies to swiping right, people use their phones to ...and more »
- LifeHacker India
Overcome Porn Addiction by Rewiring Your Brain
“Porn is bad. It interferes in the love life. It is too violent,” said Ranbir Kapoor in the last episode of Koffee with Karan season 5. Two decades ago, pornography was something that wasn't easily accessible and most people had to travel to city's ...
- Daily Mail
Former drug dealer reveals SHOCKING extent of Keith Urban's ...
Keith Urban used to smoke crack in his drug dealer's bathroom, according t an interview with his former supplier David Dobson on Monday.and more »
ICYMI: Film About Community Impact on Addiction, Recovery to Screen in Malden
"Generation Found" follows the people of Houston as they fight to save the youth of their community from addiction. By Alex Newman (Patch Staff) - November 26, 2016 6:25 pm ET. ICYMI: Film About Community Impact on Addiction, Recovery to Screen in ...
Severna Park 5K brings awareness to addiction, helps families during holidays
The second annual Patrick Lee Memorial Holiday 5k Run/Walk was held on Saturday morning on The B&A Trail in Severna Park, to raise money benefiting the Robert A. Pascal Youth and Family Services Holiday Giving Program. The second annual Patrick ...and more »
Mom helps those facing addiction that killed her daughter
"The excitement when she saw it," said her mother, Jenni Woodruff, trailing off. "Her father and I went everywhere to find one." Jenni Woodruff, now living in Alexandria, still has that bear. Now, in the memory of a daughter who struggled with heroin ...