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Addiction Recovery News 09/2009




Briefs: Tigers to recall Bonderman from injury rehab (CBS Sports)
Monday's MLB news briefs: The Tigers plan to recall right-hander Jeremy Bonderman from an injury rehab assignment Tuesday, the same day they promote five other players from Triple-A Toledo.

Gardner could begin rehab stint Thursday (Major League Baseball)
Gardner could begin rehab stint Thursday

Federal official chooses Wiley newsletter to discuss his plans for strengthening addiction treatment in community ... (News-Medical-Net)
A. Thomas McLellan, Ph.D. the top federal official on addiction treatment, chose Wiley newsletter Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly for his first interview after being sworn in as deputy director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy. Published in the Aug. 31 issue, the interview reveals the bold directions McLellan plans to head in, including a new focus on probation and parole ...

Firm signs deal for neurological drug (Miami Herald)
Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners, a Coral Gables company that saw its single drug fail a crucial clinical test in May, announced it has signed a licensing agreement with Northwestern University to develop a drug that could have ``applications to a broad range of neurological diseases, including addiction and epilepsy,'' the company said in a press release.

Breaking bonds of addiction (The News & Observer)
Cynthia Newkirk spent three days behind bars for her cocaine addiction, but she was imprisoned by it for years.

White House drug czar in FW (WANE-TV Fort Wayne)
Congressman Mark Souder and Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) Director Gil Kerlikowske were in Fort Wayne hosting a roundtable discussion on national drug control policy and strategy.

BELTRAN'S REHAB BEGINS IN B'KLYN (New York Post)
DENVER -- Carlos Beltran's unlikely comeback bid is a go. The Mets' All-Star center fielder, out since late June with a bone bruise in his right knee, was cleared to resume playing yesterday and will make his first minor-league rehab assignment...

Beltran to make rehab start (New Haven Register)
Register news services NEW YORK — Carlos Beltran is set to begin a minor league rehab assignment.

Drug czar announces anti-meth effort (KSDK St. Louis)
Drug czar announces anti-meth effort

Presidential Proclamation National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month (The White House)
Every year, Americans across the country overcome their struggles with addiction. With personal determination and the support of family and friends, community members, and health professionals, they have turned the page on an illness and sought the promise of recovery.

'Addiction gene' puts white women at high risk of becoming drug, booze addicts (New Kerala)
London, Sept 1 : Scientists at Yale University have identified an 'addiction gene' that puts white women at high risk of drink or drug abuse.

Report: DJ AM Was Scheduled for Rehab (Extra TV)
Rumor has it that just one day before his death, DJ AM had promised worried pals that he would check-in to rehab.

Firm plans rehab for Winson Water Plant (Miami Herald)
An engineering firm will soon develop a blueprint to rehab the old Winson Water Plant -- but not design a new one as originally planned. At a meeting Aug. 25 the council unanimously agreed to allow Hazen and Sawyer to move forward on the plan for fixing the more than 40-year-old plant. The rehab on the plant is expected to cost $35 million.

Judge says jail, not rehab for 7-time DUI driver (KATU Portland)
Judge Stephen Tiktin ruled that Rafael Diaz-Quintana is ineligible for early release and barred from participating in any rehabilitation programs. Tiktin said rehab programs are unsuitable for someone incapable of reform. Diaz-Quintana is also on an ICE hold.

International public forum on aternative addiction interrupter (Otago Daily Times)
Top researchers in the addiction treatment field from around the world are converging on the University of Otago this Saturday (5th September) in the Burns 2 Lecture Theatre at 10am, to discuss this groundbreaking treatment and how it can be applied to help solve the problem of hard-core addiction in New Zealand.

Beltran to begin rehab stint Wednesday (Major League Baseball)
Beltran to begin rehab stint at Class A

Padres' Gallagher ready for rehab stint (Major League Baseball)
Gallagher ready for rehab stint

McLouth to Rehab in Rome (OurSports Central)
Rome, GA - Atlanta Braves outfielder Nate McLouth is expected to serve a Major League Rehab assignment on Thursday and Friday as a member of the Rome Braves. McLouth strained his hamstring at Dodger Stadium on August 8th and later aggravated it again against the Phillies on August 15th.

Rehab made Braden's foot worse (San Francisco Chronicle)
The nerve in Dallas Braden's left foot still has not healed, and considering it's September, that makes the left-hander's return this season nearly impossible. Braden said that he must wait until the nerve regenerates, and all the rehab and treatment he was...

Anti-meth ads seek to show addiction’s toll on Oklahomans (The Oklahoman)
New anti-methamphetamine ads start this month and target Oklahoma and 15 other states, the White House drug czar said Tuesday.The ads appear in Oklahoma newspapers and on the Internet, television, billboards and radio. And the federal government ads will appear on gasoline pumps, said Gil Kerlikowske, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy director.One ad tells the story of Josh ...

BELTRAN'S REHAB BEGINS IN B'KLYN (New York Post)
DENVER -- Carlos Beltran's unlikely comeback bid is a go. The Mets' All-Star center fielder, out since late June with a bone bruise in his right knee, was cleared to resume playing yesterday and will make his first minor-league rehab assignment...

Jolie orders Pitt to either check into rehab or leave her (New Kerala)
Melbourne, Sep 2 : A furious Angelina Jolie has reportedly warned Brad Pitt to check into rehab, if he wants their relationship to continue.

Drug czar kicks off anti-meth ad campaign (FOX 28 South Bend)
Drug czar Gil Kerlikowske was on hand Tuesday to launch the $9 million ad campaign. Missouri is among the states worst-affected by methamphetamine addiction, and has ranked first in the nation for years in meth lab busts and seizures.

Silva makes first rehab appearance (Major League Baseball)
Silva makes first rehab appearance

Gardner starts rehab assignment Thursday (Major League Baseball)
Gardner starts rehab assignment Thursday

Corey Hart cleared for rehab, nears return to Milwaukee Brewers (ESPN)
Corey Hart could be close to returning to the Brewers, if his rehab stint goes well.

NY Mets' Carlos Beltran goes 1 for 3 in minor-league rehab game (The Star-Ledger)
AP Photo/Henny Ray AbramsCarlos Beltran went 1 for 3 with an RBI on Wednesday in a rehab game with Class-A Brooklyn. DENVER -- Carlos Beltran went 1 for 3 with an RBI single Wednesday for Class-A Brooklyn in his first...

Beltran goes 1-for-3 in rehab game (Major League Baseball)
Beltran goes 1-for-3 in rehab

City gives OK for program to purchase
 vacant, foreclosed homes to rehab (Dayton Daily News)
City gives OK for program to purchase
 vacant, foreclosed homes to rehab

Gunmen Leave 17 Dead In Drug Rehab Shooting (SkyNews via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)
Seventeen patients have been shot dead at a drug rehab clinic in Mexico after a group of suspected hitmen stormed the building.

San Juan County funds to expand addiction recovery treatment (The Farmington Daily Times)
— By James Monteleone — The Daily Times FARMINGTON — The nonprofit facility that treats drug and alcohol addiction in San Juan County will be able to take in four additional clients each month after the County Commission this week approved underwriting a portion of the program.

Renowned Addiction Treatment Center, Gatehouse Academy, Helps Residents Gain Coping Skills (PRWeb via Yahoo! News)
With leading reports claiming that job loss is causing a growing rate of drug addiction and alcoholism, Gatehouse Academy, Arizona's #1 drug rehab facility for young adults age 17-25, is able to help residents face a tenuous future.

Addiction treatment center to host first Run for Recovery (The Ambler Gazette)
The Livengrin Foundation, a network of drug and alcohol treatment and rehabilitation centers, will hold its first Run for Recovery fundraiser Sept. 13.

Gunmen Kill 17 at a Drug Rehab in Mexico (ABC News)
Gunmen kill 17 at drug rehab center in Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez.

Myers sharp in rehab appearance; could join Phils in Houston (The News Journal)
Brett Myers made what is expected to be his final rehab appearance Wednesday night, throwing a hitless eighth inning for Class AAA Lehigh Valley.

Drug counselor for youth arrested in Reno on allegations he used meth and heroin (Reno Gazette-Journal)
Reno police arrested a counselor who works with drug addicted teens on charges he stole his employer’s work van and became so high on methamphetamine and heroin he had to be hospitalized.

B.C. safe drug-injection site sues critic for defamation (CTV.ca)
The operators of Vancouver's controversial drug safe-injection site are suing one of its critics for defamation and slander over a two-year-old article.

Gunmen kill 17 at a drug rehab center in Ciudad Juarez (KFDA-TV Amarillo)
Associated Press - September 3, 2009 7:25 AM ET CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) - Gunmen broke into a drug rehab center and shot 17 people dead in the northern Mexican border city of Ciudad...

Kansas City, Missouri Receives Federal Grant Funding for Drug Court (Kansas City InfoZine)
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Municipal Drug Court has received a $191,237 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice Bureau of Justice Assistance, which will provide funding for a full-time drug court coordinator and drug court case manager.

Gunmen kill at least 16 at Mexican drug rehab center (Chicago Tribune)
Authorities say they have no motive for Wednesday's killings. The rehab center is one of dozens in Juarez that often draw clients from street gangs affiliated with feuding trafficking groups. Gunmen stormed a rehabilitation center for drug addicts in the northern border city of Ciudad Juarez and executed at least 16 people, authorities said today.

Mexican Drug War Claims 17 Lives at Treatment Center (Join Together Online)
Gunmen executed 17 residents of an addiction treatment center in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico -- just the latest bloody attack on recovering addicts in Mexico's violent drug war.

Overthecounter painkillers can cause addiction in three days (Daily Telegraph)
Popular painkillers taken by millions of people can cause addiction in just three days Government's drug watchdog warns.

Gunmen kill 17 in drug rehab centre (The New Zealand Herald)
Mayor Jose Reyes Ferriz said authorities believe a rival drug gang attacked the men at the El Aviane rehab facility. "At the very least, it was one organized crime group thinking that another group was operating in that place," Reyes told CNN .

Gunmen kill 17 at a drug rehab center in Ciudad Juarez (KFDA-TV Amarillo)
CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) _ Gunmen broke into a drug rehab center and shot 17 people dead in the northern Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez.

Sanchez set to start rehab assignment (Major League Baseball)
Sanchez set to start rehab assignment

Gunmen kill 18 people at a drug rehab in Mexico (USA Today)
Gunmen broke into a drug rehabilitation center, lined people against a wall and shot 17 dead in a particularly bloody day in Mexico's relentless drug war. The brazen attack followed the killing of the No. 2 security official in President Felipe Calderon's home state.

Drug treatment center targeted in Mexico, 18 dead (AP via Yahoo! News)
Neighbors mopped blood from the sidewalk outside a drug rehabilitation center Thursday, cleaning up the carnage after gunmen lined up patients against a wall and then riddled them with bullets, killing 18.

Maine will pitch minor-league rehab game. (The Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star)
Maine's rehab starts tomorrow Stafford County native John Maine will take the mound tomorrow for a rehab start, his first game appearance in nearly three months....

Gunmen kill 18 at Mexico rehab center (USA Today)
Investigators hunted for suspects Thursday following the execution of 18 youths at a drug rehab center in the border town of Ciudad Juarez, one of the most brazen episodes yet in Mexico's drug cartel wars.

Overthecounter painkillers 'can cause addiction within three days' (Daily Telegraph)
Overthecounter painkillers taken by millions can cause addiction in just three days the Government's drug watchdog has said.




Last Modified: 09/2009