opioid addiction

Overdoses Fell With Medical Marijuana Legalization

...  Fell with Medical Marijuana Legalization Our study should also not be used to tout the use of marijuana to treat opioid addiction, a particularly upsetting misinterpretation, as the limited evidence available points to the opposite being true: Quitting marijuana may strengthen recovery for … Read more on New York Times Could Marijuana Help Treat Painkiller And Heroin Addiction? It's a tempting sell in New England, hard hit by the painkiller and heroin crisis, with a problem: There is very little research showing marijuana works as a treatment for the addiction. … Bolstered by stories like ...

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: opioid addiction, drug addict, drug addiction ...

A Recovering Addict on Why Legalizing Weed Might Be Better for Us All

...  better than you do, then people wouldn't be lining up to abuse them. The issue, of course, is that drugs and alcohol are a … Read more on UPROXX 'Addiction is a brain illness': Drug task force focuses on substance abuse … Mary Painter, director of Intimate Partner Violence and Substance Use Treatment and Recovery with the state Department of Children and Families, discusses substance abuse among adolescents at the second meeting of the North Central Opioid Addiction … Read more on Journal Inquirer Tags: opioid addiction, intimate partner violence, task force, substance abuse ...

Some Say Kratom Is a Solution to Opioid Addiction. Not if Drug Warriors Ban It

...  Say Kratom Is A Solution To Opioid Addiction. Not If Drug Warriors Ban It … Kratom bans are already in place in Indiana, Tennessee, Wisconsin, Vermont and most recently, Arkansas. Legislation is now pending in … People involved in abstinence-only drug rehab have spoken out against kratom, arguing that the drug is easy to … Read more on Huffington Post Amendments to Marine Fishing Regulation Act opposed Most of the country boat fishermen expressed their displeasure with the amendments made to Tamil Nadu Marine Fishing Regulation Act, 1983 at the grievance redressal meeting convened by the Department of Fisheries here on Friday. S.J. Gayes, president … Read more on The Hindu Tags: huffington post, opioid addiction, drug rehab ...

New US Investments to Fight Heroin Epidemic Announced

...  US investments to fight heroin epidemic announced The spending proposal unveiled Tuesday, which must clear Congress, would add $ 920 million for states to expand medication-assisted treatment for heroin and opioid addiction. It is one element … They have a waiting list for their 96 treatment beds … Read more on Albany Times Union The online program that may revolutionize addiction treatment The 18-year-old had checked into a seven-day stint at a rehab center near his home on Prince Edward Island, a large rural community off Canada's east coast. … The area's methadone clinic had a waiting list stretching months into an uncertain future … Read more on The Kernel Tags: opioid addiction, rehab center, methadone clinic, addiction treatment ...

New Painkiller Rules Postponed: CDC Mystery or Politics?

New 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 Philly.com Read more... ...

North Penn Region Calendar: Week of Jan. 10

North Penn region calendar: Week of Jan. 10 What's happening at the Lansdale Public Library: 301 Vine St., Lansdale. Information: 215-855-3228; inforequests@lansdalelibrary.org; or visit www.lansdalelibrary.org. The library is open: Monday to Friday: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Read more on Montgomery Newspapers Capito talks addiction, overdoses in Cabell The county recently launced the Women's Empowerment and Addiction Recovery (WEAR) program, a drug court program that addresses the needs of drug-addicted prostitutes. According to Capito, the addiction issue is one that has found support in a deeply … Read more on Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription) Read more... ...