drug addiction

Arab-American Community Comes to Grips With Drugs

...  community comes to grips with drugs “This is a huge problem, but when people talk about drug addiction in the Muslim culture, they're shunned,” said Abdallah, 36, a Grosse Pointe resident who grew up in Dearborn. “If you mention that someone is addicted to drugs, people get mad at you.”. Read more on The Detroit News Tulane scientist's drug could reduce opioid addiction, overdoses James Zadina, a professor of medicine, pharmacology and neuroscience at the Tulane School of Medicine, says an engineered version of a chemical found in the brain has been shown in laboratory experiments on rats and mice to reduce or eliminate the side … Read more on NOLA.com Tags: drug addiction, drug addict, opioid addiction ...

Light at the End of the Tunnel

...  paper drugs capture the headlines and everyone's attention, but according to the Direction of Mental Health and Addiction Services for Brown County Deanna Vietze there is … Read more on Ripley Bee Interview: Subway Sandwich Exec Talks Addiction, Recovery Don Fertman is the chief development officer for the Subway sandwich chain. He came to the University of Nevada, Reno Monday, March 13 to provide his insights on running a business, but he also shared his personal story of overcoming drug addiction. Read more on Reno Public Radio Tags: mental health, addiction services, drug addiction ...

Penikese to House Opiate Treatment Center

...  to house opiate treatment center The island, which for decades has been used as a school for troubled teenagers, will be home to a substance abuse treatment program for young men, ages 18 to 24, who are addicted to opiates and have a co-occurring mental health disorder. The Penikese … Read more on Cape Cod Times (subscription) Treatment centers cheer more fed money to fight drug addiction With demand for opiate-addiction treatment continuing to outpace supply, local advocates of treatment are cheering a proposal by President Barack Obama to seek nearly $ 1.2 billion in additional funding to address the nation's growing problem with … Read more on Columbus Dispatch Tags: drug addict, cape cod, cape cod times, barack obama, treatment program, addiction treatment ...

10 Big Stars From the '70s Who Went Wild

...  in “Paper Moon.” But the '70s star later confessed that her life has been plagued by drugs and abuse. … Rock star Leif Garrett was driving under the influence in 1979 when he crashed his car, paralyzing his best friend, who was in passengers seat … Read more on Fox News Credit Illustration by Christian Gralingen … intimidating eighth grader approached. (She and her friends looked like adults to me, and, as I soon discovered, they had adult problems, like pregnancy and drug addiction.) … Chad looked like Leif Garrett, blond and reptilian. We took Muni to … Read more on New Yorker Read ...

Kathy Drank While Pregnant, and Her Daughter Paid the Price

...  drank while pregnant, and her daughter paid the price As a teen, Kathy Mitchell drank alcohol while pregnant with her daughter, Karli. It was a perilous if unwitting mistake … Her third child, a girl, was born healthy, but by the time she became pregnant with her fourth child, Kathy had added an … Read more on Pittsburgh Post-Gazette In Drug Epidemic, Resistance to Medication Costs Lives Dr. Marvin Seppala wrote a book on conquering drug addiction with counseling and group therapy. The spiritual, abstinence-based strategy pioneered by Alcoholics Anonymous helped him overcome his own alcohol and cocaine addiction when he was 19. Read more on KTOO Tags: drug addiction, group therapy, alcoholics anonymous ...

New Painkiller Rules Postponed: CDC Mystery or Politics?

...  Painkiller Rules Postponed: CDC Mystery Or Politics? Dr. Andrew Kolodny, senior scientist at Brandeis University; current chief medical officer at Phoenix House, a drug addiction treatment center, has no doubt pharmaceutical companies who profit from American's opioid addictions are behind the delay by … Read more on KNPR Sideshow: No charges for Lamar Odom Lamar Odom won't have to swap his rehab bed for a jail cell: Nye County, Nevada, prosecutors say the former NBA player will not be charged with any crimes in relation to the drug binge. Odom was hospitalized Oct. 13 in "extremely critical condition," … Read more on ...

Dan Wootton on the Downfall of One Direction

Dan Wootton on the downfall of One Direction A 1D insider added: “When the guys started making enough money, Harry insisted there were always two modes of transport, even when it came to private jets. … Amid rumours of physical confrontations backstage, he initially refused to travel to the US … Read more on The Sun (subscription) Who Won the Democratic Debate? Well, that wasn't so bad, was it? Despite dire predictions that the first Democratic presidential debate would be a snoozefest, the Las Vegas summit actually offered a little bit of everything: substance, humor, tension, and one truly baffling Lincoln … Read more on The Atlantic (blog) Read more... ...