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Addiction Recovery News 06/2009




Boyle taken to rehab after breakdown (News Interactive)
Singer Susan Boyle taken to rehab clinic Was exhausted and emotionally drained Boyle set to make $16m fortune Survey: Which celebs do you love and loathe

Bonderman, Thames shines in rehab stints (Detroit News)
Jeremy Bonderman threw eight shutout innings in another rehab start for Triple-A Toledo on Sunday.

Drug court graduates survivors with bright futures (Elko Daily Free Press)
ELKO — When she entered Drug Court in November 2007, Tanya was by her own admission a “supreme addict,” but sobriety wasn’t the biggest hurdle on the road leading to her graduation from the program.

Desert Oasis Recovery Drug, Alcohol and Gambling Treatment Center Announces Launch of New Compulsive Gambling ... (PRWeb via Yahoo! News)
Desert Oasis Recovery, an Albuquerque-based In-Patient drug, alcohol and gambling addiction treatment center announced today the launch of a new compulsive gambling addiction treatment program.

Women blaze ‘Write Path’ to inner healing (New Haven Register)
NEW HAVEN — Micki Balaban knew from the start that women in her creative writing class at Village of Power had endured tough times, battling homelessness, drug addiction and other demons.

Smoltz's latest rehab start a success (Major League Baseball)
Smoltz's latest rehab start a success

Smoltz sets pace for return in rehab start (New England Cable News)
(NECN/WLOS) - John Smoltz says he's on pace to pitch for the Red Sox later this month. Sunday he pitched five strong innings in his third rehab start. Smoltz allowed one run on four hits, while striking out six for the Single-A Greenville Drive. Next up for Smoltz is a rehab start with the Triple-A Pawtucket Red Sox.

Drug addict gets Asbo (Croydon Guardian)
A drug addict has been banned from Croydon for the second time after begging in the borough.

Smoltz again sharp in rehab start (New England Sports Network)
John Smoltz had another strong rehab start, giving up one run over five innings with six strikeouts for Single-A Greenville.

Sizemore checks into 'Celebrity Rehab' (UPI)
LOS ANGELES, June 1 (UPI) -- Troubled actor Tom Sizemore has signed on to appear in the third season of the U.S. reality TV series "Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew," sources told TMZ.

Dennis Rodman, Mindy McCready Sign On for Celebrity Rehab (US Weekly)
Dennis Rodman, Mindy McCready and other stars are appearing on VH1's Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew, the network announced Monday. The two stars will take part in the series that chronicles the real-life experiences of celebrity patients undergoing detoxification and treatment at The Pasadena Recovery Center. See photos from other controversial reality shows. The former NBA player was booted... ...

TV Review: 'Celeb Rehab 3' cast officially set (Entertainment Weekly)
VH1 has just announced the cast for the upcoming third season of Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew Pinsky. The show will feature Mackenzie Phillips ( One Day At A Time ), Heidi Fleiss, Tom Sizemore, Dennis Rodman, country music star Mindy McCready, Lisa D’Amato ( America's Next Top Model ), Alice in Chains' Mike Starr, Joey Kovar ( Real World Hollywood ) and Playboy Playmate Kari Ann Peniche.

Duchscherer's rehab program stalls (Major League Baseball)
Duchscherer's rehab program stalls

Drug testing for La. welfare recipients rejected (WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans)
BATON ROUGE, La. -- An attempt to require drug testing of welfare recipients was rejected Monday by a House committee, amid complaints it would unfairly target one group of people who receive state public assistance.

Cabrera to begin rehab stint Tuesday (Major League Baseball)
Cabrera to begin rehab stint Tuesday

Studies search for connection between addiction and brain (Brigham Young NewsNet)
On the 12th floor of the Spencer W. Kimball Tower you won't find Dr. Frankenstein's infamous laboratory. But amid the sharp scalpels, dangling wires and Led Zeppelin blaring over the intercom, the BYU neuroscience lab does study the brain in efforts to discover drug and alcohol's effects on the mind.

Drug testing for La. welfare recipients rejected; local lawmaker votes against (The Daily Comet)
BATON ROUGE - An attempt to require drug testing of welfare recipients was rejected today by a House committee, amid complaints it would unfairly target one group of people who receive state public assistance.

Tom Sizemore, Dennis Rodman and More Head to Rehab (seattlepi.com)
Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew will be back for a third season on VH1 with a new group including Heidi Fleiss, Tom Sizemore and Dennis Rodman.

Guess Who Is Going To Celeb Rehab? (antiMUSIC)
VH1 has once again partnered with Dr. Drew Pinsky for a third season of the hit reality series "Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew."

Drug court graduates survivors with bright futures (Elko Daily Free Press)
ELKO — When she entered Drug Court in November 2007, Tanya was by her own admission a “supreme addict,” but sobriety wasn’t the biggest hurdle on the road leading to her graduation from the program.

New Clinical Director at Promises' West Los Angeles Campus Creating Robust Clinical Team to Enhance Addiction ... (PRWeb via Yahoo! News)
Jason Levine, Ph.D. has developed a three-pronged approach to addiction treatment that includes a twelve-step foundation, relapse prevention, and group treatment for anxiety and depression.

BISCUITS CRUMBS: Bradford plans trip home during rehab (Montgomery Advertiser)
Rays reliever Chad Bradford, who makes his Biscuits rehab debut with an inning tonight, is planning a side trip home after he throws Friday at Birmingham.

Retired patrolman: Parents key to drug abuse prevention (Rapid City Journal)
It seems the old saying “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” holds true for drug use and addiction.

Panel rejects drug testing Louisiana welfare recipients (The Shreveport Times)
An attempt to require drug testing of Louisiana welfare recipients is rejected amid complaints it would have unfairly targeted one group of people who receive state public assistance.

SuBo wails for cat in rehab (Daily Telegraph)
DISTRAUGHT Susan Boyle is wailing for her cat Pebbles who she speaks to on the phone while in rehab where she is still recovering from stress and exhaustion.

Drug dealer's appeal fails (Newham Recorder)
A DRUG dealer who claimed that the heroin he was found with was to feed his own addiction came unstuck when only cocaine was found in his system, London's Court of Appeal heard today.

Kona rehab clinic to reopen under new ownership (Pacific Business News)
REHAB at Kailua-Kona, the outpatient clinic of Honolulu-based Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific, will close Friday. The clinic will reopen as Kona Rehab on June 15.

Sonoma drug addiction manager arrested for DUI (Channel 8 San Diego)
Associated Press - June 2, 2009 5:04 PM ET SEBASTOPOL, Calif. (AP) - Sonoma County's head of drunken driving and drug addiction programs has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the...

Sonoma drug addiction manager arrested for DUI (San Jose Mercury News)
SEBASTOPOL — Sonoma County's head of drunken driving and drug addiction programs has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.

Sonoma Drug Addiction Manager Arrested For DUI (CBS 5 Bay Area)
Tom Newell, a supervisor in the Department of Health Services' drug and alcohol services division, was arrested Friday after authorities spotted him driving recklessly just west of Sebastopol.

Rowland-Smith set for last rehab start (Seattle Mariners)
Rowland-Smith set for last rehab start

Atlanta Braves' Tom Glavine has another strong rehab start (ESPN)
Tom Glavine looks ready to return to the Atlanta Braves after another strong rehab start in the minors.

Glavine has another strong rehab outing (OregonLive.com)
(AP) — ROME, Ga. - Tom Glavine looks ready to return to the Atlanta Braves after another strong rehab start in the minors. The 305-game winner pitched six scoreless innings for Class A Rome in a South Atlantic League game against Augusta on Tuesday night.

Cabrera feels good in first rehab game (San Diego Padres)
Cabrera feels good in first rehab game

Rehab Techniques Physical Therapy holds ribbon cutting (Rome News-Tribune)
Michele T. Randall cuts a ceremonial ribbon Tuesday at Rehab Techniques Physical Therapy. Randall started the business in 2001 and ran it for Coosa Medical Group at 20 Riverbend Drive until January...

Addiction expert set for UW-Stout talk (Leader-Telegram)
MENOMONIE - A drug and addiction expert says the country is experiencing a growing problem with older adults addicted to pain killers.

Woman gets drug treatment instead of jail time for larceny (The Register Citizen)
LITCHFIELD — A Torrington woman thanked the court Tuesday for giving her a chance to get treatment for her drug addiction.

Drug court graduates survivors with bright futures (Elko Daily Free Press)
ELKO — When she entered Drug Court in November 2007, Tanya was by her own admission a “supreme addict,” but sobriety wasn’t the biggest hurdle on the road leading to her graduation from the program.

Retired patrolman: Parents key to drug abuse prevention (Rapid City Journal)
It seems the old saying “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” holds true for drug use and addiction.

Dennis Rodman joining 'Rehab' party (Miami Herald)
Dennis Rodman is getting back to reality. The tatted-out former NBA star was cast in the third season of VH1's Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew, airing in early 2010.

Sonoma drug addiction manager arrested on suspicion of DUI (North County Times)
Associated Press SEBASTOPOL ---- Sonoma County's head of drunken driving and drug addiction programs was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Friday.

BISCUITS CRUMBS: Bradford plans trip home during rehab (Montgomery Advertiser)
Rays reliever Chad Bradford, who makes his Biscuits rehab debut with an inning tonight, is planning a side trip home after he throws Friday at Birmingham.

Glavine in control in rehab outing (Lowell Sun)
ROME, Ga. (AP) -- Billerica native Tom Glavine looks ready to return to the Atlanta Braves after another strong rehab start in the minors. The 305-game winner pitched six scoreless innings for Class A Rome in a South Atlantic League game against Augusta last night.

Anti-Cocaine Drug Fails in Trial (Join Together Online)
A medication designed to fight cocaine addiction failed to show positive results in mid-stage clinical trials, sending shares of drug-maker Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners Inc. plunging, Reuters reported May 29.

Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew: Season 3 Cast Announced (Reality TV Magazine)
Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew has announced it’s third season’s cast members. If you saw the most recent Celebrity Apprentice, you won’t be surprised to see Dennis Rodman’s face in this picture. Keep reading for full details on the upcoming season… According to the VH1 press release: VH1 has once again partnered with Dr. Drew Pinsky for [...] SHARETHIS.addEntry({ title: "Celebrity Rehab With Dr. ...

Drug forum today in Buffalo Grove (Daily Herald)
A community forum focusing on drug abuse will be held at 7 p.m. today in Buffalo Grove. The forum, which is expected to last until 9 p.m., will be held at the Alcott Center, 530 Bernard Drive.

Matt Pinfield returns to VH1 and WRXP after rehab stint (New York Daily News)
Matt Pinfield, longtime VH1 jock and host of the morning show at WRXP (101.9 FM), declared, "It's great to be clean and sober" as he returned from rehab Wednesday.

Retired patrolman: Parents key to drug abuse prevention (Rapid City Journal)
It seems the old saying “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” holds true for drug use and addiction.

Britt Reid completes drug program (The Philadelphia Inquirer)
Britt Reid graduated last night.Eagles coach Andy Reid's 24-year-old son, who made headlines for his drug addiction and run-ins with the law, completed a 15-month treatment program at the Montgomery County Drug Court.

Retired patrolman: Parents key to drug abuse prevention (Rapid City Journal)
It seems the old saying “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” holds true for drug use and addiction.




Last Modified: 06/2009