the addiction

Overdoses Fell With Medical Marijuana Legalization

...  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 Ham's, doctors are experimenting … Read more on CBS Local Read ...

North Penn Region Calendar: Week of Jan. 10

...  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 ...

'Sock-it-to-me' Star Judy Carne Dies at 76: Learn More About Pneumonia

...  Star Judy Carne Dies At 76: Learn More About Pneumonia She died on September 3 due to pneumonia. Carne had an autobiography entitled “Laughing on the Outside, Crying on the Inside”. She chronicled her the various problems she had with substance abuse and how she survived. Unfortunately, the addiction … Read more on Health Aim Lives Remembered: Judy Carne But unlike Hawn, who went on to become a major Hollywood movie star with fi lms such as Private Benjamin and The First Wives Club, Carne's life spiralled out of control as she battled heroin addiction, broken marriages and a series of arrests for drugs … Read more on Express.co.uk Read ...

Forum Geared Toward Parents of Students on Heroin Deaths

...  geared toward parents of students on heroin deaths With opiate addiction, the addiction is so powerful that we frankly expect relapse. And one of the most dangerous times is right after you've done a period in the county jail for instance or you've just completed a heavy treatment program,” Schimel said. Read more on WISN Milwaukee Life as a recovering addict Cohen, a recovering addict for 18 years, now works as the vice president of substance use and co-occurring disorders at Insight Behavioral Health Centers in Chicago. Since September is National ...

Cassandra Cassidy Shot Dead in Las Vegas Drive-by Was 'Innocent Bystander'

...  Cassidy shot dead in Las Vegas drive-by was 'innocent bystander' A 24-year-old rehab worker killed in a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas was an 'innocent bystander' who had been trying to aid two women who had approached her in the street. Cassandra Cassidy had been stopped outside the addiction recovery centre … Read more on Daily Mail Mexico prison boss sacked as DEA search for Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman The director of the maximum-security prison where billionaire drug kingpin Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman staged his elaborate escape on Saturday has been fired, Mexican Interior Minister Miguel Ángel Osorio Chong has said. The announcement comes on the … Read more on Daily Mail Tags: addiction recovery, las vegas, drug kingpin, the addiction ...

Help to Stop Drinking Alcohol: Ways to Stop Drinking Alcohol

...  assessment on one’s drinking The first change that is required for an addicted alcoholic is that realization from within which would make him curb the possible ways to get rid of the addiction completely. Most people don’t listen to anyone else no matter what, making addicted people to listen to the concerns that drinking causes is very difficult. It happens that only when man realizes things with both his heart and mind, he’s able to work towards the better. Once that state is reached, assessing on the drinking patterns and self motivating ideas should crop to lose the habit little by little. Read ...

Aquatic Rehabilitation Center: Rehabilitation for Revival

Every illness requires expert clinical and psychological support. This support is gained at rehabs which are well equipped with modern technology and have good facilities. These rehabs carry out one on one discussion with their clients and then based on their requirements, likes, social surrounding and economic background chart out treatment programs. These programs are based on their individual preferences and personal characteristics. The recovery programs not only focus on physical health but also deal with psychological problems if any. The rehabs have state of art technology, which is effectively used for benefits of their clients. The psychologists prepare behavioral therapies for reforming the thinking process. By doing this their clients are able to deal with their problems with a new perspective and renewed thinking pattern. Read more... ...