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The Stunning Paradox of Iran's War on Drugs: How It Actually Makes America

The stunning paradox of Iran's war on drugs: How it actually makes America … Situated between Afghanistan's extensive poppy fields and eager Western markets, Iran has an extensive history of domestic opium, alcohol, tobacco and cannabis use dating back centuries. In recent decades, heroin has become more popular. Most recently … Read more on Salon Substance abuse, lack of treatment a top Mat-Su health concern Dr. Melissa Kemberling, director of programs at the Health Foundation, and a trained epidemiologist, says the role of alcohol abuse should not be overlooked in heroin addiction. “Alcohol is the drug that wreaks the most havoc in our community. And we … Read more on Alaska Public Radio Network Read more... ...

Oregon Shooter Killed Himself After 3 Officers Arrived at Community College

...  shooter killed himself after 3 officers arrived at community college Charley Thompson, left, and his wife Rachel Thompson place flowers at a makeshift memorial near the road leading to Umpqua Community College, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, in Roseburg, Ore. Armed with multiple guns, Chris Harper Mercer walked in a … Read more on New Haven Register Former heroin addict finds purpose in bringing hope to others At 26, Lindsey Greinke said she has survived heroin addiction, rape, abuse, heartbreak, homelessness, suicide, depression, self-harm and the death of the love of her life. … She checked into rehab in April 2011. Greinke said she felt God with her … Read more on HeraldNet Read ...

Kevin McEnroe on His Mom Tatum O'Neal: I Thought She Was Choosing Drugs Over Us

Kevin McEnroe on His Mom Tatum O'Neal: I Thought She Was Choosing Drugs Over Us As a young boy, Kevin McEnroe knew his mom, Tatum O'Neal, was struggling with drugs, even if he didn't understand the details of her heroin addiction. "I would lock myself in my room because it was hard to be around her not acting like herself … Read more on People Magazine Bobbi Kristina Brown Used Heroin, Other Drugs Before Being Found in Bathtub … In 2011, Bobbi Kristina's father, Bobby Brown, spoke to PEOPLE about his own drug use, admitting to using heroin and cocaine before getting clean. He said he was inspired to get off drugs partly after watching his reality show, Being Bobby Brown, which … Read more on People Magazine Read more... ...

When Life Begins in Rehab: A Baby Heals After a Mother's Heroin Addiction

When life begins in rehab: A baby heals after a mother's heroin addiction BALTIMORE — After a month of painful withdrawal that bunched her body into a tight ball, after tremors and diarrhea and sleeplessness and difficulty eating, Makenzee Kennedy went home to her bed in a drug rehab facility to celebrate a milestone … Read more on Washington Post Treatment programs offer hope and help to Lebanon County heroin addicts Fliers publicizing substance abuse prevention and other human-service programs fill a bulletin board in the waiting room at the Lebanon County Commission on Drug and Alcohol Abuse offices at 220 E. Lehman St. in Lebanon. (John Latimer — Lebanon … Read more on Lebanon Daily News Read more... ...

Drug Rehab Next to School Has Parents Worried

...  rehab next to school has parents worried “There are a lot of kids in the neighborhood, and it will be scary to have them outside playing with a rehab right there,” she said. “I've seen places like that. There are people passing out because they need their drugs. It's just not safe to have a … Read more on Arizona Daily Star Heroin Addict Emerges From an Arizona Cave to Help Others He is also a nationally certified recovery coach and supervisor of five who do the same work at Gosnold on Cape Cod, a non-profit addiction treatment center. Recovery coach is an oldish phrase with a new twist. They're counselors, cheerleaders, scolds, … Read more on Bloomberg Read ...

There's an Effective Medicine for Heroin Addiction, but Anti-Drug Warriors Are

...  study found, are low-skilled and poorly trained, incapable of providing the bare … Read more on Vox Marquette partners with Bucks to build athletic and research facility on campus The facility will be outfitted with indoor playing fields for the school's lacrosse and soccer programs, an indoor track and what Marquette officials call “a world-class athletic performance research facility.” While enhancing student access to … Read more on BizTimes.com (Milwaukee) Tags: heroin addict, national center on addiction and substance abuse, heroin addiction, substance abuse, ational c ...

LeBron James More Involved in Practice Saturday, but Unlikely (For Now) to

...  he responds to the work he did at practice. The Cavs, of course, have been wrong … Read more on cleveland.com (blog) For parents, a child's struggle with heroin addiction can be all-consuming The group allowed reporters to attend several meetings in Glendale and Phoenix on the condition that they would respect the confidentiality of participants. Outside of the … From 2010 to 2013, Janece took her son to 15 therapists and medical … Read more on Cronkite News Tags: heroin addict, lebron james, heroin addiction ...