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Addiction Recovery News 08/2009




Babies born with drug, alcohol addiction problems on the rise in Scotland (New Kerala)
London, Aug 17 : There has been a drastic increase in the number of babies born with drug and alcohol addiction problems in Scotland.

Tehran hosting Anti-AIDS and Drug Addiction Theater Festival (Payvand Iran News)
The Second Anti-AIDS and Drug Addiction Theater Festival kicked off at the Daneshju Cultural Center on Monday. Several artists and officials from Iran's State Welfare Organization, Iran's Drug Control Headquarters and Drug Control Police attended the opening program.

Tehran hosting Anti-AIDS and Drug Addiction Theater Festival (mehrnews.com)
TEHRAN, Aug. 18 (MNA) -- The Second Anti-AIDS and Drug Addiction Theater Festival kicked off at the Daneshju Cultural Center on Monday.

100 D.C. Addiction Workers Face Layoff, Union Says (Washington Post)
Mayor Adrian M. Fenty's administration plans to lay off more than 100 drug addiction treatment workers by the first week in September and has already told about two dozen employees at its detoxification center to take administrative leave, according to union officials who represent the workers.

All Treatment Launches Addiction Recovery Resource in the U.S. (PRWeb)
Excitement builds as the online resource for drug & alcohol addiction recovery services launches to the public. (PRWeb Aug 19, 2009) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2009/08/prweb2766014.htm

Animal rehab group turning Vick dogs around (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
Animal rehab group turning Vick dogs around

Diacetylmorphine versus Methadone for the Treatment of Opioid Addiction (New England Journal of Medicine)
In this 12-month randomized trial involving 251 long-term heroin users, injectable diacetylmorphine (the active ingredient in heroin) was more effective than oral methadone in achieving retention in treatment for addiction and in reducing illicit-drug use and other illegal activity. As compared with methadone, injectable diacetylmorphine was associated with more serious adverse events, including ...

Heroin Better Than Methadone for Treating Addiction, Study Says (Bloomberg)
Aug. 19 (Bloomberg) -- People prescribed heroin to treat opioid addiction are more able than those given methadone to stay in recovery programs and are less likely to pursue illicit drugs or other illegal activities, a study found.

Second web addict 'attacked in rehab' (The Courier Mail)
Teen reportedly beaten at internet rehab Family claims he was beaten by rehab workers Follows death of teen in similar attack Technology: More gadget news, reviews

Another internet addict 'attacked in rehab' (News.com.au)
A TEENAGER has kidney failure after an alleged attack by his internet rehab counsellors.

Matsuzaka To Begin Minor League Circuit of Rehab Work (New England Sports Network)
Red Sox righty Daisuke Matsuzaka is slowly but surely returning to the Red Sox, but before he does, Dice-K will roll around in the minors to make a few rehab starts. After throwing a side session in Ft. Myers this Friday, Dice-K will take the weekend off and throw roughly two to three innings of work for the Gulf Coast League Red Sox on Monday. Following this outing, Matsuzaka will head to ...

Minor leaguers feasting on rehab assignments (Connecticut Post)
GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Catcher Tim Federowicz was impressed with everything John Smoltz had to offer in his minor league rehab assignment. The All-Star ace brought a lot to the plate: fastball and

Study Backs Heroin to Treat Addiction (New York Times)
A Canadian study found that prescribed heroin was a safe and effective treatment for heroin addiction.

Rehab center boss detained for teen abuse (China Economic Net)
A man who allegedly ran an illegal Internet rehab center and beat up teenagers has been detained in southwest China's Sichuan Province, officials said Wednesday. The center has been shut down.

Miracle Hill needs $1.1 million to finish new addiction treatment center (The Greenville News)
Miracle Hill Ministries sees miracles almost every day on the sober faces of people they've treated for alcohol and drug addiction, and now the nonprofit, Christian agency is looking for blessings in the form of $1.1 million to complete a treatment center.

Linwood Group Reveal New Guide to Residential Private Rehab (PRWeb via Yahoo! News)
Linwood Group reveal what works and what doesn't work when looking at private residential rehab treatment following on from a research study by Addiction Today.

Index Conferences and Exhibitions Organisation announces the launch of Rehab Dubai 2010 (AME Info)
Index Conferences and Exhibitions Organisation Ext., member of Index Holding and the Dubai Club for Special Sports announced today the launch of the 7th edition of the Dubai International Rehabilitation Forum and Exhibition, (Rehab Dubai 2010).

Drug program, better alternative to jail: judge (The Sudbury Star)
After spending a dozen days in jail, Kayla Esquat has gained her freedom. But it is conditional on her taking a treatment program in Wikwemikong on Manitoulin Island for her drug addiction. Esquat was arrested Aug.[...]

Couple seek refunds from rehab homes (Daily Pilot)
A recovering drug addict was called homophobic slurs, held against his will and forced to repeat Scientology lessons at a pair of Southern California rehab homes, including one in Newport Beach, according to a lawsuit filed in Nevada County.

Dontrelle Willis' rehab start cut short (Detroit Free Press)
A sore right hip cut short Dontrelle Willis' rehab start for Triple-A Toledo on Wednesday night.

True Drug Addiction Story Told In Popular Narconon Blog (PitchEngine)
Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, Canada The Narconon Trois-Rivieres drug rehab video production team was very fortunate to have had the opportunity to document a very touching story of a young womans struggle with a heroin addiction, and the emotional impact it took on her family. Shown on a very...

Phillies' Myers makes first rehab start (Yahoo! Canada Sports)
Philadelphia Phillies right-hander Brett Myers struck out three in his first rehab appearance since having hip surgery nearly three months ago, an outing pushed back five days because of a fall. Pitching for Class-A Clearwater on Thursday he gave up two hits and threw 13 of his 19 pitches for strikes.

Brett Myers makes rehab start on road back to Philadelphia Phillies (The Express-Times)
AP Photo | DAVID ZALUBOWSKIPhillies pitcher Brett Myers made a rehab start tonight in Clearwater.Philadelphia Phillies right-hander Brett Myers struck out three in his first rehab appearance since having hip surgery nearly three months ago, an outing pushed back five...

Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Bret Myers makes first rehab appearance (ESPN)
Philadelphia Phillies right-hander Brett Myers struck out three in his first rehab appearance since having hip surgery nearly three months ago, an outing pushed back five days because of a fall.

Myers strikes out side in rehab outing (Major League Baseball)
Myers strikes out side in rehab outing

Myers makes first rehab start after hip surgery (Newsday)
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Philadelphia Phillies right-hander Brett Myers struck out three in his first rehab appearance since having hip surgery nearly three months ago, an outing pushed back five days because of a fall. Pitching for Class-A Clearwater on Thursday he gave up two hits and threw 13 of his 19 pitches for strikes. "I had a few jitters because it was the first time out in a couple of ...

Briefs: Phillies' Myers makes 1st rehab start since surgery (CBS Sports)
Thursday's MLB news briefs: Philadelphia Phillies right-hander Brett Myers struck out three in his first rehab appearance since having hip surgery nearly three months ago, an outing pushed back five days because of a fall.

Zambrano delivers strong rehab start (Major League Baseball)
Zambrano delivers strong rehab start

Zambrano tosses five scoreless in rehab start (MSNBC)
Carlos Zambrano (back) tossed five scoreless innings Thursday in a rehab start with Single-A Peoria.

Stages of addiction explained (Deseret News)
Addiction is a disease that affects the body, mind and spirit, and any recovery attempt must address those three aspects of a...

Myers makes it to his rehab start (The Trentonian)
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Phillies right-hander Brett Myers struck out three in his first rehab appearance since having hip surgery nearly three months ago, an outing pushed back five days because of a fall from his wife’s car.

Help for addiction problems will be hurt by local service cuts (The Morning Journal)
LORAIN — The Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services Board of Lorain County has become another victim of the tough economic times as the board approved roughly $350,000 in services cuts because of reductions in state funding, according to Elaine Georgas, executive director of the board.

Couple seek refunds from rehab homes (Daily Pilot)
A recovering drug addict was called homophobic slurs, held against his will and forced to repeat Scientology lessons at a pair of Southern California rehab homes, including one in Newport Beach, according to a lawsuit filed in Nevada County.

Youth prescription drug abuse on the rise in Vt (Boston Globe)
Vermont health officials say they're seeing a rise in prescription drug abuse among young adults.

Rehab Specialist, K.C. Clark, Joins Alliance Seating & Mobility in Washington (redOrbit)
SEATTLE, Aug. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- K.C. Clark, a complex rehab specialist with eight years of experience, has joined Alliance Seating & Mobility (ASM), an accredited, national complex rehab company.

Teenager obsessed by World of Warcraft first to attend US internet addiction retreat (Daily Telegraph)
Teen obsessed by World of Warcraft is first client of US addiction retreat.

Drug Treatment Center Invites People to Tell Their Story (PitchEngine)
Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, Canada The Narconon Trois-Rivieres drug treatment center has created a new blog specifically talking about cocaine addiction . This is no ordinary blog; in fact, this blog invites both...

Author Cataldi to talk of son's drug addiction (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)
Libby Cataldi, author of "Stay Close; A Mother's Story of Her Son's Addiction." will speak Monday at Joseph-Beth Bookseller at SouthSide Works.

Peavy's rehab start moved to Monday (Major League Baseball)
Peavy's rehab start moved to Monday

Wakefield makes second minor league rehab start (Newsday)
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Tim Wakefield allowed one run and two hits over 5 2-3 innings Friday in a rehab start for the Pawtucket Red Sox against the Rochester Red Wings. Wakefield has been on Boston 's disabled list since July 21 after straining his lower back, left hamstring muscle and left calf muscle. He walked one, struck out four and threw 56 of 81 pitches for strikes. Wakefield, who made his ...

VT health officials see rise in prescription drug abuse (New England Cable News)
(NECN: Anya Huneke) - Health officials in Vermont say they're seeing a disturbing trend among the number of young adults abusing prescription drugs. Jesse "When I first started, it was something new... it felt good to do it." For Jesse, the path to addiction was slow but steady. His prescription drug use started when he was an experimental teen. Looking to try something different. read more

Wakefield makes second minor league rehab start (SportingNews)
PAWTUCKET, R.I. -- Tim Wakefield allowed one run and two hits over 5 2-3 innings Friday in a rehab start for the Pawtucket Red Sox against the Rochester Red Wings.

Sharp in rehab start, Big Z back Tuesday (Major League Baseball)
Sharp in rehab start, Big Z back Tuesday

PawSox finally win as Tim Wakefield completes rehab start at McCoy (ABC 6 Providence)
HALLELUIAH !!!!!!! By Steve Hyder / Pawtucket Red Sox The PawSox ended their horrific losing streak on Friday night, edging Rochester, 2-1. Tim Wakefield had a great outing in his second rehab start, going 5 and 2 thirds innings, allowing a run on 2 hits. Wakefield (1-1) fanned 4 and walked one.

Wakefield makes second minor league rehab start (Boston Globe)
Tim Wakefield needed to face only two batters in a rehab start for the Pawtucket Red Sox on Friday to know he was "locked in."

After rehab start, Wakefield 'ready' (Concord Monitor)
PAWTUCKET, R.I. - Tim Wakefield needed to face only two batters in a rehab start for the Pawtucket Red Sox last night to know he was "locked in."

Wakefield makes second minor league rehab start (The Citizen of Laconia)
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Tim Wakefield needed to face only two batters in a rehab start for the Pawtucket Red Sox on Friday to know he was "locked in." Wakefield allowed one run and two hits over 5 2-3 innings as Pawtucket beat the Rochester Red Wings 2-1.

Couple seek refunds from rehab homes (Daily Pilot)
A recovering drug addict was called homophobic slurs, held against his will and forced to repeat Scientology lessons at a pair of Southern California rehab homes, including one in Newport Beach, according to a lawsuit filed in Nevada County.

Drug addict was casing homes (Sarnia Observer)
NEIL BOWEN The Observer Stealing to finance a long-standing drug addiction has resulted in a local man being jailed for 45 days. Michael Barnard, 49, pleaded guilty in Sarnia court to theft, prowling by night and violating a probation order over the past several months.[...]

Prescription drugs, addiction, and adolescents (Denison Bulletin & Review)
Drug abuse with prescription drugs (Rx) and over the counter medications (OTC) are on the rise in adolescents.




Last Modified: 08/2009