prescription drug addiction

KY's Operation UNITE Oganizes National Rx Abuse Summit

...  Operation UNITE oganizes national Rx Abuse Summit Another keynote speaker is actress Melanie Griffith, who is in long-term recovery for alcohol and substance abuse, including prescription drug addiction, according to the summit's web site, which also calls her "an incredible champion for drug and … Read more on The Courier-Journal Tags: drug addict, alcohol and substance abuse, substance abuse, melanie griffith, drug addiction ...

Robin Williams to Play Mrs. Doubtfire Again?

Robin Williams to play Mrs. Doubtfire again? The 51-year-old actor and Laura – who is currently playing a drug dealer in 'Orange Is the New Black' – were spotted enjoying a cosy meal at a hotel in Los Angeles last November and despite trying to keep their romance a secret, Laura's co-stars have … Read more on Castanet.net Knicks Sign Lamar Odom on Final Day of Season He also made headlines in September, when reports emerged that he was entering rehab for alleged alcohol and drug abuse. In his 14 NBA seasons, which were bookended by stints with the Los Angeles Clippers, the Queens native has averaged 13.3 … Read more on Wall Street Journal Read more... ...

In North Dakota, Searching for Her Roots and Finding a Lot to Root For

In North Dakota, searching for her roots and finding a lot to root for Its expansive grounds, well maintained and planted with trees so big that they probably date to my great-grandmother's time, recall an era when people were warehoused in such facilities. Now, it mostly serves as a drug and alcohol rehab center. There's … Read more on Washington Post Top Asian Alcohol and Drug Rehab to Raise Awareness About the Latest … The Cabin Chiang Mai is Asia's most respected inpatient drug and alcohol treatment centre, with two facilities and a secondary treatment Sober House located in Chiang Mai. Since 2009 the Cabin has treated over 800 men and women from around the world … Read more on PR Web (press release) Read more... ...

Matt Cardle Reveals That Elder Brother Forced Him to Seek Rehab Help

...  Cardle reveals that elder brother forced him to seek rehab help British chart-topper Matt Cardle has revealed that his elder sibling was instrumental in successfully overcoming his alcohol and prescription drug addiction. The 30 year-old, who … 'I didn't plan to start taking Valium but it began with flying. I'd … Read more on Daily Mail Faces of drug arrests: New anti-drug campaign shows mug shots of addicts over … “The epidemic of addiction is taking horrible tolls on our country, on our society,” Abhilash Patel, co-founder of Recovery Brands, which owns Rehabs.com, told FoxNews.com. “We want to call attention and awareness to the devastating ...

N.J. Outlines Plans for Next $1.46 Billion in Sandy Aid

N.J. outlines plans for next .46 billion in Sandy aid The governor earmarked that money for the Reconstruction, Rehabilitation, Elevation & Mitigation (RREM) program, the state's largest Sandy housing-recovery initiative, which until December was overseen by the Louisiana firm Hammerman & Gainer Inc … Read more on Philly.com New Sandy aid spending plan draws criticism State officials have not said who is now handling the program and why the $ 68 million contract with Louisiana-based Hammerman and Gainer Inc., or HGI, was terminated. Lisa Ryan, a spokeswoman for the state Department of Community Affairs, said … Adam … Read more on NJ.com Read more... ...

Hold Off on New Methadone Centers, Report Says

...  off on new methadone centers, report says It is too soon to increase the number of methadone clinics in the state, even though some patients travel an hour or more to get help for heroin and prescription drug addiction, a report scheduled to be discussed at the Statehouse on Thursday says … Read more on vtdigger.org Group seeks support for anti-poverty effort Preserving funding for Family Resource Networks and Starting Points Family Resource Centers across the state, which have been targeted in the governor's budget for funding cuts. … First, it wants the state legislature to make pseudoephedrine a … Read more on Huntington Herald Dispatch Read ...

Do I Have to Be in Drug Counselling My Whole Life?

Question by Shabu Shabu: Do I have to be in Drug Counselling my whole life? 45 years ago my dad let me take a sip of his beer. About 8 years ago the government found out. I have been in Court-Ordered Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous classes ever since. I’ve never tried drugs, and have not had beer since that incident in the 1960’s! I’m a coffee drinker and a book worm. Alcohol makes you stupid and I never drank it. Read more... ...