Seminar on ill-effects of drug addiction held at SKICC
A seminar on role of youth against drug addiction was held at SKICC to create awareness among the youth regarding the ill-effects of the menace. The seminar was organized by J&K Youth Development Forum (JKYDF) in association with Seven 2 Creations.and more »
- De-addiction awareness prog at Roing
The Arunachal Times
ITANAGAR, Mar 25: A de-addiction awareness programme was organized by AMYAA, a Roing-based NGO with support from NHPC Ltd under its CSR initiatives on Saturday. A total of 153 participants comprising mainly of parents, students, SHG members ...
APhA2017: Opioids and the complex problem of addiction - Pharmacy Today, American Pharmacists Association, pharmacist.comAPhA2017: Opioids and the complex problem of addiction
Pharmacy Today, American Pharmacists Association, pharmacist.com
Keynote speaker Elliot J. Krane, MD, punctured myths about opioids and addiction in an electric, riveting presentation to attendees at the Opening General Session of the 2017 APhA Annual Meeting & Exposition in San Francisco today. “Our reliance on ...and more »
- Kashmir Reader
India promotes drug addiction in Kashmir: LeT
Srinagar: Militant outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) on Saturday said that the India is trying to destroy the Kashmir youth by making the drug culture common in the Valley. In an e-mailed statement to KNS, the LeT spokesman Dr Abdullah Ghaznavi quoted the ...and more »
Danielle McLaughlin: Opioid addiction America's indiscriminate killer
The death rate of Americans who became hooked on opioids via prescription drugs such as Oxycodone or Vicodin has been increasing over the past 40 years. OPINION: Synthetic narcotics up to 50 times stronger than morphine are killing Americans in ...
- Perth Now
WA meth crisis: Perth woman's fightback from ice addiction
EVEN though she was in the middle of a drug-induced psychosis at the time, Dee-anne Allender can still clearly recall the turning point that helped her break free of her entrenched meth addiction. It was only a few days after being released from a ...
Local attorney to speak at addiction recovery event
WARREN, Ohio (WKBN) – The fourth annual Hope for Recovery from Addiction event is being held Saturday evening in Warren. The presentation is sponsored by the Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention and will be held at the Classroom Building on ...and more »
- The Japan News
Lawmaker-sponsored bill on gambling addiction mulled
The Japan News
The Yomiuri ShimbunThe ruling parties are planning to create a basic law that would oblige the government to take necessary measures to deal with gambling addictions. The move comes in response to criticism that addiction measures in pachinko parlors ...
- Addiction Does Not Discriminate-Todd Marceau
I'm writing to share with you my experience I had on March 18 attending the Opioid Awareness Forum at the Barnet Community School. At first I was disappointed with the lower than expected turnout because it's such a big epidemic, but then I turned my ...
- Deccan Chronicle
Prescription weight-loss pill helps with opiate addiction
Most of the treatments available to reduce opiate misuse work by occupying opioid receptors in the brain. People who have tried the currently available medications often relapse when they are around the people, places or paraphernalia that they ...
Prescription weight-loss drug may help with opioid addictionGephardt Daily
Study confirms prescription weight-loss medication helps with opiate addiction reco
- WMUR Manchester
NH delegation, addiction expert react to healthcare bill failure
The highly controversial American Health Care Act was pulled from a vote today by President Trump after House Republicans were unable to get enough votes together to pass it. Advertisement. Reaction came quickly from New Hampshire's all-Democratic ...
- Federal bill would tax opioids to fund addiction treatment
Taft Midway Driller
The growing number of Americans addicted to opioid medications has prompted one Congressmember to put forth a bill that would tax opioid sales to support treatment programs, including those for opioid addicts. By David Smithdsmith@siskiyoudaily.com.
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How to Avoid Opioid Addiction When You're Prescribed Pain ...
Almost half of people prescribed opioids for short-term use become addicted a year later. Here's how to avoid that from happening to you.
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- Toronto Star
If social media addiction doesn't worry you, think of the jowls: Teitel
Studies abound comparing the withdrawal symptoms of social media addiction to those of drug and alcohol dependency. Heavy social media use has been linked to ailments including "text neck" — when people as young as adolescents develop back and ...
- Notts TV
Prescription addiction: Leading Nottingham doctor says local GPs need more training
Prescription painkillers are killing more people in the UK than cocaine, ecstasy and heroin, with an average of more than one death linked to either tramadol or codeine each day in 2015. Notts TV yesterday revealed how a former Nottingham City Hospital ...
- WBAL Baltimore
Program to highlight opioid addiction, recovery
In its latest action in its fight against opioid addiction, Harford County next week will host a discussion offering unique perspectives on the issue. Advertisement. Related Content. House leaders introduce package of bills aimed at opioid epidemic ...and more »
- FOX 21 Online
Award-Winning Author to Speak on Addiction & Recovery
FOX 21 Online
MOOSE LAKE, Minn. – Addiction to drugs and alcohol is an issuing affecting families around the country. Many Minnesotans have had friends and family members suffer from some type of addiction. One Minnesotan who has faced these challenges is ...and more »
The new Republican health care deal would make America's drug addiction crisis much worse
The latest version of the American Health Care Act would end crucial protections for access to drug treatment — in the middle of the opioid epidemic. Updated by German Lopez@email@example.com Mar 24, 2017, 9:42am EDT. tweet · share ...and more »
Community unites to help addiction in Southern Indiana
Celina Acosta, left, holds a portrait of her late son as she stands with Pam Weber, middle, and Terri Poff during the Clark County Cares candlelight vigil honoring those who lost their lives to drug addiction at the base of the Big Four Bridge in this ...
- Surfer Magazine (blog)
Departures: Billy Kemper's Jaws Addiction - SURFER Magazine
Surfer Magazine (blog)
"I'm never comfortable in big waves. But I think that's the addiction I have: that feeling when you fight your fear and you basically overcome it."and more »
- Fox News
What is exercise addiction? Woman's tragic story highlights the ...
For most people, squeezing in enough time to exercise regularly is challenging, but 39-year-old Erin, who appeared on Tuesday's episode of The Doctors,” ...and more »
Childhood Emotional Abuse Tied to Adult Opioid Addiction
Emotional abuse during childhood may lead to opioid addiction and substance-related problems (SRP) in adults who suffer from impulsivity and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), new research shows. A team of investigators headed by Matthew Price, ...and more »
How you fight opioid addiction — with opioids - Stat
Many of the drugs on the market to treat addiction are opioids themselves, but are formulated to deter abuse, while minimizing withdrawal symptoms.
Industry Can Help Stem Tide of Opioid AddictionAJMC.com Managed Markets Network
How the AHCA Would Hinder the Fight Against Opioid AddictionMorning Consult
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Former White House Drug Czar To Lead Addiction Medicine Center In Boston
Michael Botticelli, then-director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on July 26, 2016. (Alex Brandon/AP). A familiar face will lead Boston Medical Center's new addiction research center.and more »
- Facing Addiction selects Rochester as pilot community
National nonprofit Facing Addiction recently announced that Rochester was selected as one of 15 communities to participate in its pilot community project. The project will work to reform public response to the addiction crisis in Rochester via a ...and more »
- Malta Independent Online
OASI Foundation assist 205 persons battling drug addiction in 2016 alone
Malta Independent Online
The Treatment and Rehabilitation Unity of the OASI Foundation, during 2016, catered for 205 persons with an addiction problem. Of these clients, 64 benefitted from a residential program and collectively made use of 2,568 bed nights. 95% of the ...
OASI Foundation helped 205 people battling addiction last yearTimes of Maltaall 2 news articles »
- Hockessin Community news
A bet with your life: gambling addiction
Hockessin Community news
March is Gambling Awareness Month, which aims to educate people about the dangers of addictive play and that there's treatment for those in need. By Andre Lamar; firstname.lastname@example.org; @302DoAndre. Nobody starts out thinking they're going to ...and more »
- Column: Taking on addiction, discovering hope
Newton Daily News
There's an old joke, usually attributed to Mark Twain, that goes something like this: “It's easy to quit smoking ... I've done it hundreds of times.” I can relate. There's no way to count how many times I've quit cigarettes. There were times I ceased ...and more »
- USA TODAY
Critics: GOP health plan risky for mental health, addiction progress
House Republicans' Affordable Care Act replacement plan would dramatically change who is eligible for free or low-cost health coverage, which critics fear could drastically slash mental health and addiction coverage, which many people got for the first ...
Flexibility on 'essential benefits' will increase cost of insurance for pregnancy, addiction, and mental illnessSTAT
Transforming mental health and addic
- Sympathizing with indigenous addiction
Two Row Times
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- The Sun
Jemma Lucy reveals she's given up alcohol after 'addiction' to ...
The reality star and model has opened up about her battle with insecurities, revealing she's transformed her life with fitness.and more »
- Entertainment Tonight
Katey Sagal battled addiction for 15 years
Katey Sagal's drug addiction began when she was a young girl after she was prescribed diet pills. The “Sons of Anarchy” actress claims her mother battled an addiction to pain medication and she bonded with Judy Garland's daughter Lorna Luft, who she ...
Katey Sagal Opens Up About 15-Year Battle With Drug Addiction in ...Entertainment Tonight
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Fentanyl addiction rocks Amherstburg family to its core
After working her shift at the casino, one summer night back in 2015, Patty MacLellan arrived home to her worst nightmare. It was just after midnight on July 17 when she walked through her front door. That's when she saw, straight ahead of her, a body ...and more »
Baxter Holmes reveals the NBA's 'secret addiction'
IN THE present day of high performance athletes and their regimented training programs and diet plans, the thought of indulgence is, usually, pushed far to the back of the minds of professional sports stars. Out of all sports, the NBA produces some of ...
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Social agencies call for dedicated gambling addiction counsellor in Marlborough
Face-to-face counselling for gambling is far more effective, a budget adviser says. (File photo). Social agencies are calling for more help for gambling addicts in Marlborough as the Ministry of Health delays a review of funding nationwide. People are ...
Pakistan's new-found coal addiction has potential to transform the country's economy - Economic TimesEconomic Times
Pakistan's new-found coal addiction has potential to transform the country's economy
By Faseeh Mangi In the dusty scrub of the Thar desert, Pakistan has begun to dig up one of the world's largest deposits of low-grade, brown, dirty coal to fuel new power stations that could revolutionize the country's economy. The project is one of the ...and more »
- Middlesex DA: Dealing with hardships key to avoid path to opiate addiction
Teaching kids how to cope with hardships, keeping them away from alcohol as youngsters, and throwing out old prescription medication are three ways to interrupt a path to opiate addiction, Middlesex District Attorney Marian T. Ryan told an auditorium ...
Pittsburgh couple testifies in Senate hearing about 'grandfamilies,' opioid addiction - Pittsburgh Post-GazettePittsburgh Post-Gazette
Pittsburgh couple testifies in Senate hearing about 'grandfamilies,' opioid addiction
WASHINGTON — They've delayed retirement, learned to soothe night terrors, passed up vacations, hired an au pair, bought bunk beds, adjusted work schedules, and traded gourmet dinners for boxed macaroni and cheese. This isn't how Marvin Sirbu ...
- CCAC North hosting forum slated to address solutions to opioid addiction
A quirk in how drug overdoses are reported in statistics may give some people a false sense that their community is managing to escape the increase in deaths caused by opioid abuse, according to a spokeswoman for the FBI in Pittsburgh. “Just because ...
Pharma company linked to Ohio senator benefits from opioid addiction and treatment
CLEVELAND - We've seen the videos of countless Northeast Ohioans revived with Naloxone. The drug fighting an epidemic fueled in part by the billion dollar pharmaceutical industry. But our News 5 investigation found at least one those big pharmaceutical ...
Former Boston Officer Hopes Marathon Run Inspires Others To Fight Addiction, Homelessness - CBS Boston / WBZCBS Boston / WBZ
Former Boston Officer Hopes Marathon Run Inspires Others To Fight Addiction, Homelessness
CBS Boston / WBZ
“There was a breakdown somewhere along the way whenever it was. Whether it was moral, whether it was physical, something happened to start a progression towards that,” Dwyer recalls. For four years, the former Boston Police officer sat tucked under a ...
- Our view: Another tool in preventing addiction
The latest weapon in the battle against opioid addiction may just come from within ourselves. This weekend we told you about legislation, under consideration at the state Capitol, that would create a “non-opioid directive” that patients can put in ...and more »
Angel Program addressing drug addiction in need of '
The Michigan State Police Negaunee Post and the Marquette County Sheriff's Department are still in the early stages of the program. Though they do have a ...and more »
- Journal and Courier
Purdue researchers discover pain treatment compound
Journal and Courier
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Opioid addiction is fast emerging as a national health crisis. In Tippecanoe County, abuse of opiates has been on the rise, as has the use of non-prescription drugs, like heroin. In its 2016 health assessment, the Tippecanoe ...
- ScienceBlog.com (blog)
Beating addiction: a nondrug approach
In 40 years of research, Marilyn Carroll, a professor in the Department of Psychiatry, has led the way in showing how substituting healthier forms of gratification can reduce drug addiction. With her postdoctoral adviser (Richard Meisch, University of ...
The Most Dangerous Addiction of Them All: Entitlements - Dennis ...
All addictions -- whether to drugs, alcohol, gambling, sex or cigarettes -- are very hard to escape. There is one addiction, however, that may be more difficult than ...and more »
Set free from addiction; Mat-Su treatment group expanding - KTUU
A faith-based group is expanding its addiction treatment programs, in the Mat-Su.and more »
- Financial Times
Nektar painkiller aims to avoid buzz that feeds addiction
A US biotech company claims to have discovered a new opioid that can treat pain symptoms without generating the euphoric feeling that has fuelled America's addiction crisis. Sample the FT's top stories for a week. You select the topic, we deliver the news.
Nektar Addiction-Resistant Opioid Reduces Chronic Pain in Late-Stage StudyTheStreet.com
A new painkiller is being designed that won't get users high, an
Ben Affleck's Hard-Hitting Post On Battling Alchohol Addiction Shows That The Struggle Is Real - Indiatimes.comIndiatimes.com
Ben Affleck's Hard-Hitting Post On Battling Alchohol Addiction Shows That The Struggle Is Real
Batman actor Ben Affleck made a heartfelt revelation about his alcohol addiction and how he bounced back in life. Affleck wrote a post on FB, where he has listed how he dealt with his alcohol addiction and the steps that he has been taking to battle it ...
Ben Affleck checks out of rehab for alcohol addictionThe West Australian
Ben Affleck reveals completing treatment for
- The New Yorker
Memoirs of Addiction and Ambition by Cat Marnell and Julia Phillips
The New Yorker
In Julia Phillips's recently reissued memoir, “You'll Never Eat Lunch in This Town Again,” from 1991, the late movie producer offers the following reflection: “In L.A., there are only three things to do: work, drugs, and have a nervous breakdown. In my ...