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Addiction Recovery News 07/2007 (Page 13)




Bentley will rehab on his own (The Daily Record)
BEREA -- The hands-off approach the Cleveland Browns have taken to center LeCharles Bentley's rehab is still on.

Curt Schilling gives up 2 hits, strikes out 8 in Triple-A rehab start (Slam! Sports)
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - Curt Schilling looked ready to step back into the Boston rotation, pitching five scoreless innings Thursday and striking out eight in his second rehab start for Triple-A Pawtucket.

Britney Spears Enters Rehab… Again (Extra TV)
"Extra" has confirmed that pop princess Britney Spears checked into rehab late Tuesday morning at the urging of her concerned family and friends. Britney is seeking help at Malibu’s exclusive treatment facility, Promises, where she is pictured at above.

13 RAJAB-UL-MURAJAB 1428 AH SRINAGAR SUNDAY, JULY 29, 2007 (Greater Kashmir)
Srinagar, July 28: Prompted by the rising cases of suicides, drug addiction, and other social evils, the Jammu and Kashmir Rural Developmental Society, an NGO, on Saturday organized a debate on ‘Raising religious awareness among the youth’.

Addiction Clinic Fights Transformation into Cafe (WTOP Radio Network)
Organizers of a community organization for homeless drug addicts are fighting the center's conversion into a family friendly cafe.

Giambi makes rehab start (ESPN)
New York Yankees slugger Jason Giambi went 1-for-5 during a doubleheader for Class A Tampa on Saturday night in his first game action in two months.

City hopes to rehab more homes in Woods (Crookston Daily Times)
The response has been so strong to an owner-occupied and rental housing rehabilitation grant program for a portion of the Woods Addition - freshly removed from the 100-year flood plain boundary - that the City of Crookston is hoping to secure funding for a second phase of rehab in the neighborhood.

Rehab center called callous (Rochester Democrat and Chronicle)
Former clients and staff at the local Salvation Army's Adult Rehabilitation Center, 745 West Ave., claim they were mistreated and thrown out on the street with no support, and ministers here and in Newark, N.J., back up those claims.

British director gets around to making his own sci-fi adventure (Centre Daily Times)
Soon after having made his second film, the exuberant drug-addiction drama "Trainspotting," Danny Boyle got a lucrative offer from 20th Century Fox to direct the fourth installment in the "Alien" franchise.

British director gets around to making his own sci-fi adventure (The Charlotte Observer)
Soon after having made his second film, the exuberant drug-addiction drama "Trainspotting," Danny Boyle got a lucrative offer from 20th Century Fox to direct the fourth installment in the "Alien" franchise. The British filmmaker was understandably flattered but politely and gratefully turned the offer down. "I had only made two low-budget movies at that time, and I didn't think I could handle the ...

Celebrities more likely to deny addiction (Tiscali)
"A lot of times celebrities get away with a lot more, so they’re often a lot further along in their disease before they ever get treatment and it’s very difficult," said Susan Blank of the non-profit Caron group, which runs rehab programs.

Celebrities more likely to deny addiction: experts (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
Celebrities are more likely to deny they have an addiction because they feel protected from life's problems and must hit rock bottom -- often a run-in with the law -- before admitting they need help, experts say.

Notes: Mora may skip rehab stint (MLB.com)
Notes: Mora may skip rehab stint

Long Back After Rehab (News Channel 5 Nashville)
It was the second day of training camp last year when defensive tackle Rien Long went down in Clarksville rupturing his achilles, ending his season and starting a long recovery process.

Ex-junkie brings story of redemption to local shores (VIDEO) (Sunday Times)
He pulled himself out of a drug-induced hell and turned himself and his life into a success. “I slept in shop doorways and rat-infested bins. I stole anything and robbed anyone, just to sustain my addiction. My body was covered in lice the size of your finger nails.

Celebrities more likely to deny addiction (Tiscali)
"A lot of times celebrities get away with a lot more, so they’re often a lot further along in their disease before they ever get treatment and it’s very difficult," said Susan Blank of the non-profit Caron group, which runs rehab programs.

Task force reports a jump in prescription drug fraud (Summit Daily News)
New electronic monitoring program could help combat the growing problem

Celebs 'more likely to deny addiction' (AAP via Yahoo!7 News)
Celebrities are more likely to deny they have an addiction and must hit rock bottom before admitting they need help, experts say.

City hopes to rehab more homes in Woods (Crookston Daily Times)
The response has been so strong to an owner-occupied and rental housing rehabilitation grant program for a portion of the Woods Addition - freshly removed from the 100-year flood plain boundary - that the City of Crookston is hoping to secure funding for a second phase of rehab in the neighborhood.

McCormack finishes rehab of century-old apartments (BizJournals)
McCormack Baron Salazar has completed its $16 million historic rehab of the Washington Apartments in the Central West End.

Hughes strong in rehab start (Times Leader)
MOOSIC -- Phil Hughes bid goodbye to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre with another impressive rehab outing -- assuring his immediate return to the Bronx.

NICOLE RICHIE SENTENCED TO FOUR DAYS IN JAIL: ‘Simple Life’ star must also attend rehab for DUI arrest. (Eurweb)
*Nicole Richie was sentenced Friday to 96 hours in jail, a $2,048 fine and mandatory drug and alcohol rehab for the December DUI arrest following her wrong-way drive on an L.A. freeway.

Burnett ready for rehab start (Toronto Sun)
IN TOMORROW'S PAPER:

Kate Moss planned to take Pete Doherty back (Moldova.org)
Kate Moss is devastated after learning that Pete Doherty has reunited with his ex-girlfriend. The supermodel kicked out Doherty at the beginning of this month, following reports that he had cheated on her with Lindi Hingston, a girl he met in a nightclub. However, Kate was planning to forgive the Babyshambles frontman and blame his drug addiction for his infidelity - until she learned that he was ...

Baldwin Stars Only Clean Up Insurance Records In Rehab (ContactMusic)
Recovering drug addict DANIEL BALDWIN has accused Hollywood's troubled youngsters of using rehabs to simply boost their insurance potential. Many sta

Medical board votes to ax secret addiction program (The Daily Review)
For nearly three decades, many drug- and alcohol-addicted doctors in California have been able to continue practicing medicine while secretly undergoing rehabilitation.

Celebrities giving rehab a bad name (Canada.com)
Tourists look at a wax figure of actress Lindsay Lohan dressed in 'prison stripes' on display at Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum in New York. Lohan was arrested Tuesday, accused of drunken driving and drug possession.

Starlets not serious about rehab (Contra Costa Times)
The bikinied Lindsay Lohan flaunted her latest souvenir from rehab -- an alcohol-monitoring anklet -- as celeb photogs happily snapped away in Malibu a week ago Sunday.

Burnett ready for rehab start (Slam! Sports)
A.J. Burnett threw a pre-game bullpen session yesterday in his final tuneup for his Wednesday rehab start with the Gulf Coast League Blue Jays, who play in Dunedin, Fla.

Celebrities more likely to deny addiction: experts (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
Celebrities are more likely to deny they have an addiction because they feel protected from life's problems and must hit rock bottom -- often a run-in with the law -- before admitting they need help, experts say.

British director gets around to making his own sci-fi adventure (Lexington Herald-Leader)
Soon after having made his second film, the exuberant drug-addiction drama "Trainspotting," Danny Boyle got a lucrative offer from 20th Century Fox to direct the fourth installment in the "Alien" franchise. The British filmmaker was understandably flattered but politely and gratefully turned the offer down. "I had only made two low-budget movies at that time, and I didn't think I could handle the ...

Drug court to host third tournament (Hi-Desert Star)
TWENTYNINE PALMS — Joshua Tree Drug Court is hosting its third annual golf tournament Sept. 15. This is the main fund-raising event to support the local area drug court, which serves all of the communities in the Morongo Basin.

Kerry Wood to Make Rehab Appearance at Pringles Park Tomorrow (OurSports Central)
The Chicago Cubs have announced that RHP Kerry Wood will make a major league rehab assignment for the Double-A Tennessee Smokies on Tuesday night at Pringles Park when the Smokies take on the Diamond Jaxx at 7:05. Wood, who turned thirty on June 16th, will pitch 1-2 innings in what could be his final rehab appearance before being placed on the Cubs active roster.

British director gets around to making his own sci-fi adventure (The Kansas City Star)
Soon after having made his second film, the exuberant drug-addiction drama "Trainspotting," Danny Boyle got a lucrative offer from 20th Century Fox to direct the fourth installment in the "Alien" franchise.

Martinez ready for rehab start (New York Daily News)
As Pedro Martinez said he planned to make his first rehab start Wednesday following shoulder surgery last fall, the Mets tried to make a trade for Twins second baseman Luis Castillo.

Pedro ready for first rehab start in minors (CBS Sportsline)
As Pedro Martinez said he planned to make his first rehab start Wednesday following shoulder surgery last fall, the Mets tried to make a trade for Minnesota second baseman Luis Castillo.

Pedro ready for rehab start with St. Lucie (Sports Illustrated)
Pedro Martinez is ready to pitch in games.

Tragedy of ice age - Frontman's addiction (Southern Highland News)
SYDNEY - Grinspoon frontman Phil Jamieson has spoken of the depths of his ice addiction, including stealing money from his bandmates and the realisation he had become "a junkie".

Nicotine Addiction Is Quick in Youths, Research Finds (New York Times)
A young cigarette smoker can begin to feel powerful desires for nicotine within two days of first inhaling, new research suggests.

Yankees' Giambi gets two hits in third rehab start (ESPN)
New York Yankees slugger Jason Giambi went 2-for-5 for Class-A Tampa on Monday night in his third minor league rehab game.

New York Yankees' Jason Giambi gets two hits in third rehab game (Slam! Sports)
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - New York Yankees slugger Jason Giambi went 2-for-5 for class-A Tampa on Monday night in his third minor league rehab game. Giambi had two singles against the Sarasota Reds. He is 3-for-10 overall during his first game action in two months.

When did rehab become vacation? (The Fayetteville Observer)
Anthony Lee has been sober for more than six years after three decades of addiction to alcohol, pills and other drugs. So what runs through his mind when he sees celebrities such as Lindsay Lohan breeze in and out of rehab only to fall back into their old, substance-abusing ways?

Group therapy: stars who have gone to rehab (The Fayetteville Observer)
From rockers to beauty queens, addiction touches all of Hollywood. Here are some of the stars who have gone to rehab in 2007 (and one who refused to go).

Johnson sharp in rehab inning (St. Louis Cardinals)
Johnson sharp in rehab inning

Hill looks good in rehab outing (Washington Nationals)
Hill toss three scoreless rehab innings

Drug use called No. 1 AIDS risk for black and Hispanic men (Miami Herald)
Drug use and the resulting risky behavior are the biggest factors in the spread of HIV/AIDS in the United States, and Hispanic and black men are more likely to be infected this way than others, an AIDS expert told a national AIDS conference in Miami Beach on Monday.

Mets’ Martinez ready for single-A rehab start (Lawrence Journal-World)
Pedro Martinez plans to make his first rehab start Wednesday following shoulder surgery last fall.

Tuesday, July 31, 2007 (Deccan Herald)
Drug addiction, losing a parent and a wife to cancer and spending time in jail after his arrest in the 1993 serial blasts case -- one would have thought Sanjay Dutt had faced all the upheavals that life had in store for him.

Court makes it easier for patients to enter rehab (The Intelligencer)
Pennsylvanians battling drug and alcohol addiction will not need a second opinion from their HMO before entering treatment programs, a state appeals court ruled.

Nicotine addiction is quick in youths, research finds (International Herald Tribune)
A young cigarette smoker can begin to feel powerful desires for nicotine within two days of first inhaling, new research suggests.




Last Modified: 07/2007 (Page 13)