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Addiction Recovery News 05/2007




Drug Roundup Nets 500 KY Arrests (WLEX-TV Lexington)
A week-long nationwide drug roundup last week netted almost 500 arrests across Kentucky, as well a confiscation of scores of illegal drugs. Operation Byrne Drugs-2 took place in Kentucky from the April 23-29.

Deputy Chief's Roommate, Friend Arrested In Drug Bust (KSAT ClickOnSA.com via Yahoo! News)
A deputy chief said he was appalled to find out that his roommate and a friend were arrested in a drug raid at his duplex Sunday.

Deputy Chief's Roommate, Friend Arrested In Drug Raid (KSAT San Antonio)
A Bexar County deputy chief says he was appalled to find out that his roommate and a friend were arrested in a drug raid at his duplex.

Papa Roach Rehab (antiMUSIC)
(Blabbermouth) PAPA ROACH drummer Dave Buckner is not on the road with the band at the moment due to what a press release called "personal matters," and singer Jacoby Shaddix checked in to give Launch the straight story.

Targeting Kids, Drug Dealers Push Flavored Meth (KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma)
We have a warning about a new way drug dealers are targeting kids: Meth that tastes like candy is beginning to show up on local streets.

Step up drug fight (Greenville Herald-Banner)
It’s not easy to gauge the impact of illegal drug use. You can consider the families and relationships torn to the breaking point by chemical addiction and the poor decisions it causes people to make.

Judge Orders Moonda's Rehab Records (WFMJ Youngstown)
A judge wants to see records of the time Donna Moonda spent in drug rehab. Today's federal court order calls on Gateway Rehabilitation center to hand over the records of Moonda and Damian Bradford.

Hudson makes rehab start (Kansas City Star)
Luke Hudson made his third rehab start Monday at Omaha, giving up four hits and four runs, two earned.

Britney Spears Cancels Post-Rehab Concert (Moldova.org)
Britney Spears reportedly canceled her first post-rehab concert. U.S. media quote unidentified sources saying the singer pulled the plug on an April 25 performance at a Los Angeles nightclub. The sources say Spears and her backup dancers had been rehearsing at the Forty Deuce club, but canceled at the last minute. Britney Spears reportedly still wants to stage a concert in a small-scale venue, ...

Lawmaker criticizes oversight of hazardous material carriers (Contra Costa Times)
The driver whose fiery tanker crash crippled one of the Bay Area's busiest freeway connections had a history of drug addiction and arrests before he turned his life around in the late 1990s, friends say.

Drug Roundup Nets 500 KY Arrests (WLEX-TV Lexington)
A week-long nationwide drug roundup last week netted almost 500 arrests across Kentucky, as well a confiscation of scores of illegal drugs. Operation Byrne Drugs-2 took place in Kentucky from the April 23-29.

Keane singer talks about drug addiction (Digital Spy)
Keane frontman Tom Chaplin speaks openly about his drug addiction.

Wife: Deputy Chief Was Helping Husband With Drug Addiction (KSAT ClickOnSA.com via Yahoo! News)
A wife of a man arrested Sunday in a drug raid said his friend, a deputy chief, was trying to help her husband overcome an addiction to crystal meth.

Wife: Deputy Chief Was Helping Husband With Drug Addiction (KSAT San Antonio)
The wife of a man arrested in a drug raid says her husband was seeking a deputy chief's help with an addiction to crystal meth.

Love sued for rehab bill (ITV.com)
Rock star Courtney Love is being sued by a US rehab centre for allegedly refusing to pay a bill for £93,000. The luxurious Beau Monde centre in Southern California offers massages, gourmet food and whale watching to its mainly rich and famous clients.

Panel focuses on steps to overcoming drug addictions (The Southern Illinoisan)
CARBONDALE - Drug treatment specialists say addiction can take two to five years to treat effectively - a startling estimate in contrast with the fact that typical inpatient recovery is counted in terms of weeks or months and not years.

Judge orders release of Moonda's rehab records (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
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Delayed Treatment Of Childhood-onset Bipolar Disorder Results In Negative Outcome In Adults (Science Daily)
Bipolar disorder is estimated to affect approximately 1-3 percent of adults, but also can affect children and adolescents. Untreated, this disorder is associated with greater risk of drug and alcohol addiction, interpersonal relationship difficulties, school and, later, work problems, engaging in risky behaviors, and suicide.

Panel focuses on steps to overcoming drug addictions (The Southern Illinoisan)
CARBONDALE - Drug treatment specialists say addiction can take two to five years to treat effectively - a startling estimate in contrast with the fact that typical inpatient recovery is counted in terms of weeks or months and not years.

Keane singer opens up about addiction (Canada.com)
Tom Chaplin outside The Priory rehabilitation facility in North London last September. Keane frontman Tom Chaplin has revealed his drug and alcohol addiction almost led to suicide.

Dangers of Addiction: Prescription drug abuse poses threat (NBC 15 Mobile)
There is a problem which has exploded onto the national landscape and is evident right here at home. It’s the abuse of prescription drugs.

Web of Addiction? (Hartford Advocate)
If you’re reading this article on the Internet, you may have exposed yourself to something that is potentially addictive. According to some in the medical and psychological professional world, Internet addiction is a real and growing danger.

Step up drug fight (Greenville Herald-Banner)
It’s not easy to gauge the impact of illegal drug use. You can consider the families and relationships torn to the breaking point by chemical addiction and the poor decisions it causes people to make.

'Rehab' aside, her career is in good health (Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune)
Amy Winehouse has big hair, a big hit in her native England and a big, bad reputation back home. Winehouse is fast becoming the new name for her liver, a presenter joked at the prestigious Brit awards, England's answer to the Grammys, at which Winehouse was named best British female singer in February. Her No. 1 British hit, "Rehab," is about people imploring her to go into treatment, but she ...

Britney seen out with rehab buddy (Stuff)
Britney Spears has been out on a date with the rock singer she met in rehab.

Cards' Carpenter throws to hitters in rehab (SportingNews.com)
MILWAUKEE -- Cardinals ace Chris Carpenter, sidelined since opening day with an elbow injury, threw ...

Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter throws to hitters in rehab (Slam! Sports)
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Cardinals ace Chris Carpenter, sidelined since opening day with an elbow injury, threw against teammates on Tuesday in another step in his rehab.

Web of Addiction? (Hartford Advocate)
If you’re reading this article on the Internet, you may have exposed yourself to something that is potentially addictive. According to some in the medical and psychological professional world, Internet addiction is a real and growing danger.

Domestic sport (The West Australian)
The AFL has hit out at what it calls a "disturbing" level of media interest in troubled West Coast Eagles star Ben Cousins. League operations manager Adrian Anderson says Cousins should be left alone to try to recover from his drug addiction.

Web of Addiction? (Hartford Advocate)
If you’re reading this article on the Internet, you may have exposed yourself to something that is potentially addictive. According to some in the medical and psychological professional world, Internet addiction is a real and growing danger.

'Amazing' Spears to exit rehab (ITV.com)
Britney Spears is expected to leave rehab in what has been described as an 'amazing turnaround' for the troubled singer. The 26-year-old checked into the luxurious Promise centre in Malibu after shocking the world by shaving her head.

Britney romancing troubled rehab mate? (ANI via Yahoo! India News)
London, May 2 (ANI): It seems that Britney Spears' month long rehab stint has proved fruitful, for the singer has now found love in the arms of her rehab mate, musician Howie Day. The 'Toxic' singer and Day dined out at Hollywood's The Bridge restaurant and then visited night club Teddy's, where they partied on April 28. The couple met at Malibu's Promises centre where ...

What's New in Science (University of Washington Daily)
UW scientists are testing a new approach to drug and alcohol addiction treatments, called mindfulness-based relapse prevention (MBRP), which melds Buddhist meditation techniques with traditional therapeutic approaches.

Drug Roundup Nets 500 KY Arrests (WLEX-TV Lexington)
A week-long nationwide drug roundup last week netted almost 500 arrests across Kentucky, as well a confiscation of scores of illegal drugs. Operation Byrne Drugs-2 took place in Kentucky from the April 23-29.

Area parents get inside look at teen drug use (The Leader Times)
Pieces of the puzzle came together Tuesday for 100 Armstrong County parents at a seminar entitled "Drugs 101" as they scanned a mock teenager's bedroom for signs of drug or alcohol use, and learned some terms used by today's teen generation.

Drug court got couple back on track (Rivertowns.net)
BAY CITY - Jaime Bach walked down the aisle on her wedding day toward two familiar faces. Her husband smiled. So did the judge she was seeing on a regular basis in Pierce County drug court.

Cardinals Carpenter throws to hitters in rehab (Jefferson City News Tribune)
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Cardinals ace Chris Carpenter, sidelined since opening day with an elbow injury, threw against teammates on Tuesday in another step in his rehab.

Beat A Drug Addiction Or Go To Jail (WTOV 9 Steubenville)
A new program in West Virginia helps drug addicts recover instead of going to jail.

Britney Spears in surprise California comeback concert (AFP via Yahoo! News)
Troubled pop princess Britney Spears has given her first concert for nearly three years, just over a month after coming out of rehab and reaching a divorce settlement.

KingCo judge to decide on jail or rehab for DUI suspect (KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities)
SEATTLE A King County District Court judge may decide May 14th whether a notorious drunken driving suspect should be released from jail for rehab while she awaits...

Kennedy slowly battles drug addiction (AP via Yahoo! News)
Rep. Patrick Kennedy says he is tackling his prescription drug addiction one day at a time, a year after crashing his car into a Capitol barricade in the middle of the night.

Kennedy Takes Drug Recovery 'One Day At A Time' (WCCO Minneapolis/St. Paul)
Rep. Patrick Kennedy says he is tackling his prescription drug addiction one day at a time, a year after crashing his car into a Capitol barricade in the middle of the night. More Political News

Drug courts target cycle of crime (BBC News)
The BBC's Gillian Hargreaves examines the drug courts aiming to break the link between addiction and crime.

Kennedy Slowly Battles Drug Addiction (The San Francisco Examiner)
(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) Rep. Patrick Kennedy, D-R.I., speaks during a news conference, on Capitol Hill, Friday, May 5, 2006, in Washington.

More money for Brown Line rehab (Chicago Tribune)
The federal government on Wednesday got caught up on financing its share of the CTA Brown Line rehabilitation project with a new payment of $36 million, members of Illinois' congressional delegation said.

Kennedy slowly battles drug addiction (AP via Yahoo! News)
Rep. Patrick Kennedy says he is tackling his prescription drug addiction one day at a time, a year after crashing his car into a Capitol barricade in the middle of the night.

Tenth Street Rehab Project Nears Completion (WLUC TV 6)
Gladstone's Tenth Street rehabilitation project is nearing an end and could be finished as early as next month. It's been almost a year since the one million dollar grant-funded project began. Now, all that remains is landscaping and finishing the lighting.

Red Sox pitcher Lester leaves rehab start with forearm cramp (Slam! Sports)
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) - Jon Lester cut short his rehab start with the Pawtucket Red Sox on Wednesday night when he left after the third inning because of a cramp in his left forearm.

Lester's rehab start ends quickly (MLB.com)
Lester's rehab start ends quickly

Mansion becomes Corzine's rehab center (AP via Yahoo! News)
There was no sign of Jon S. Corzine at the governor's mansion, but that didn't stop the first group of people to tour Drumthwacket since his crash from peppering a docent with questions about the governor's recovery.




Last Modified: 05/2007