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Addiction Recovery News 10/2009




Arms found from rehab centre in Kandhamal (The Economic Times)
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Mindy McCready defends 'Celebrity Rehab' roomie Mackenzie Phillips (Reality TV World)
U.S. singer Mindy McCready is defending "Celebrity Rehab" roomie Mackenzie Phillips, who recently revealed an incestuous relationship she had with her dad.

Catalyst to continue development of CPP-109 for treating cocaine and methamphetamine addiction (News-Medical-Net)
Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners, Inc. today announced that the Company will continue to develop CPP-109 (Catalyst's version of vigabatrin) for the treatment of cocaine and methamphetamine addiction.

Alcohol rehab must be compulsory: MLA (ABC via Yahoo!7 News)
The Northern Territory Opposition's Member for Katherine says the Territory's alcohol court system is not working because it is voluntary.

Addiction charity reveals new plans (EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press)
A charity helping people to battle addiction has unveiled a new logo and website. While Norcas has been operating in Norfolk and Suffolk for 30 years, not everyone realises that it offers help for people with alcohol, gambling and drug problems.

With a Ph.D., victim of drug abuse didn't fit stereotype (Baltimore Sun)
Marianne Woessner is a North Carolina nurse and midwife who sees drug addicts with good jobs and from good families nearly every day. They occupy a hidden world that belies the stereotype of rail-thin junkies stumbling from one street corner to the next in search of a fix.

Boy Hit at Scrappers Game Begins Rehab (WYTV Youngstown)
Some good news to report concerning Luke Holko -- the four-year-old from Trumbull County who was hit by a baseball earlier this month during a Scrappers game. Luke's mother tells us her son was moved Tuesday from Akron Children's Hospital to a rehabilitation facility run by the Cleveland Clinic. (The Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital for Rehabilitation) Last week we told you doctors had ...

Boy Hit at Scrappers Game Begins Rehab (WKBN 27 Youngstown)
Some good news to report concerning Luke Holko -- the four-year-old from Trumbull County who was hit by a baseball earlier this month during a Scrappers game.

Researchers: Drug curbs addiction (Daily Pilot)
UC Irvine researchers have discovered that a drug they say could treat cancer may also keep recovering cocaine addicts from relapsing into their habit, university officials said in a news release.

Catalyst plans more tests of anti-addiction drug (AP via Yahoo! News)
Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners Inc. says it will continue developing an anti-addiction drug that has failed in two clinical trials, as it believes the treatment is safe and effective.

Catalyst plans more tests of anti-addiction drug (San Francisco Chronicle)
Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners Inc. says it will continue developing an anti-addiction drug that has failed in two clinical trials, as it believes the treatment is safe and effective. Catalyst said its drug vigabatrin failed as a treatment for cocaine... Sponsored Topics: Drug addiction - Cocaine - Clinical trial - Drug - Addiction

Catalyst plans more tests of anti-addiction drug (Newsday)
Catalyst says it sees evidence its drug vigabatrin is effective despite failures; study surges

Six Signs of Caffeine Addiction (FOX 43 Harrisburg)
Caffeine withdrawal typically sets in after 12 to 24 hours of abstaining from caffeinated drinks. Caffeine alters mood and behavior, and it can also result in physical dependence, says Roland Griffiths, a professor in the departments of psychiatry and neuroscience at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. "People are hesitant to think of it as a drug of addiction because it doesn't have a lot of ...

Web Extra: Dr. Berk Speaks About Accident, Rehab (WROC Rochester)
In this 4+ minute web extra, Dr. Bradford Berk, talks about what he remembers from the day of the bicycle accident that initially left him paralyzed, his rehab, and the emotions he felt.

As economic crisis lingers on, drug-addiction problem flares (KYIV Post)
Iryna Prymachyk Igor Mykhaylov, 47, is lucky to have outlived three generations of drug addicts in his hometown of Simferopol, Crimea. Today he is raising pigs in a village as a part of therapy to cure his addiction.

Drug therapy record 'encouraging' (BBC News)
One in three heroin or crack cocaine addicts in drug treatment schemes stops using within six months, research suggests.

Woman Says Aetna Denied Her Inpatient Rehab (CBS 2 Chicago)
You think you have good health insurance coverage. Then you or a loved one suffers from a catastrophic, life-altering accident or ailment. That's what happened to one woman who thought she was fully covered. As 2 Investigator Pam Zekman reports, she fell through the cracks of her insurance policy.

Wii aids knee rehab (The Sparta Independent)
Colleen Bystrak, physical therapist at Sports Training Physical Therapy in Newton, works with Devon Ehehalt during her knee rehabilitation. They work with the Nintendo Wii gaming system to reproduce sport specific movements as part of her program.

Daniels Fund gives $100,000 to help cops' families at Englewood rehab hospital (Denver Post)
Densey Cole sat in his wheelchair at Craig Hospital, recalling how his life changed in May, when the Chicago police officer was driving solo to the scene of a robbery.

Town begins dam rehab this fall (Woburn Daily Times Chronicle)
WINCHESTER – In 1865, a dam was built between the Upper and Lower Mystic Lakes to create a reservoir of drinking water for Charlestown. The flow of water through the dam was controlled by wooden stop logs, still in place today.

Panel of youth will share journeys with addiction (The Norman Transcript)
Young adults will share their journeys from addiction towards recovery in a panel 7 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 8 at the Norman Public Schools Administration's Curriculum Building, 131 S. Flood Ave.Oklahoma Outreach's Executive Director Mike Boss will moderate the panel, which will discuss the pressures they face in today's youth culture with respect to drugs and alcohol.

Fairpark wins environmental rehab award (Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal)
TUPELO – The city will be recognized nationally next month for turning an environmentally contaminated area into the popular downtown Fairpark District.

Researchers: Drug curbs addiction (Daily Pilot)
UC Irvine researchers have discovered that a drug they say could treat cancer may also keep recovering cocaine addicts from relapsing into their habit, university officials said in a news release.

Friday's Music Roundup (Spin)
[Updated: 8:43 A.M.]   NEWS: KANYE WEST and LADY GAGA 's "Fame Kills" Tour Canceled No reasoning given for cancelation, but rumors claim Kanye is headed to rehab. [ MTV ] MICHAEL JACKSON Was "Healthy" When He Died New autopsy claims singer was in good physical condition he passed in June. [ AP ] LIAM GALLAGHER Loves Honey Bees Ex-Oasis singer joins group to help save bees, which are in danger of ...

Pre-school to move away from rehab center (KTVB Boise)
Parents banded together for change

Tigipko proposes drafting strategy for fighting drug addiction in Ukraine (KYIV Post)
Sergiy Tigipko, the Ukrainian banker and presidential candidate, has proposed drafting a strategy for fighting drug addiction in Ukraine. He said this during his visit to the Vybir (Choice) rehabilitation center in Poltava region, , the banker’s press service reported on Friday.

Rehab enhanced at PCH/FMC (Paris Beacon-News)
New 16-foot parallel bars are enhancing the care of physical rehabilitation patients at Paris Community Hospital/ Family Medical Center.

Glaus gets second straight start (AP via Yahoo! Sports)
Finally gearing up a bit after nearly a full season of rehab, Troy Glaus got his second straight start at third base on Friday night for the St. Louis Cardinals. Manager Tony La Russa believes Glaus can help the Cardinals in the postseason, even though he entered the final weekend batting .208 with two RBIs in 24 at-bats.

Prescriptions now biggest cause of fatal drug overdoses (USA Today)
Addiction to prescription painkillers which kill thousands of Americans a year has become a largely unrecognized epidemic, experts say. In fact, prescription drugs cause most of the more than 26,000 fatal overdoses each year, says Leonard Paulozzi of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Catalyst to continue development of addiction drug (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners Inc said it will continue to develop its lead drug candidate for the treatment of cocaine and methamphetamine addiction after it reviewed data from a mid-stage trial and a proof-of-concept study.

Drug court grads kick addiction (The Porterville Recorder)
VISALIA—One hundred and eighty locals once charged with alcohol and drug offenses are embarking on a life of sobriety. They graduated from Tulare County Adult Drug Court Thursday night during an annual ceremony in front of friends and family

Rehab loan process tweaked in city (Middletown Journal)
MIDDLETOWN - New procedures and better supervision are key components solving problems with home rehab loans.

Rehab delayed for Rep. Jeff Wood (The Chippewa Herald)
State Rep. Jeff Wood (I-Bloomer) will begin rehab treatment for his alcoholism at 9 a.m. Wednesday, according to Wood’s office.

Woman counts 10 years addiction free (The Weekly Calistogan)
Lisa Feliz enrolled in Napa County Adult Drug Court in 2000, thinking it was nothing more than a “get out of jail free” card. Ultimately, the program helped free her from more than just jail. It broke the chains of drug addiction and gave her the support she needed to change her life, she said.

Local mom starting drug rehab center (The Monroe Evening News)
Anyone wishing to participate or assist in the creation of a Christian-based substance abuse treatment center can call 819-2429. Renee Hiller, whose son, Michael, battled additions for years, has begun to pursue the Life Challenge Center through her Saving Grace Ministries.

Rehab a tall order for Kennewick High athletic director (Tri-City Herald)
SPOKANE -- Ronny Coleman woke up from a nap Aug. 20 with a backache. Within hours he was paralyze

Researchers: Drug curbs addiction (Daily Pilot)
UC Irvine researchers have discovered that a drug they say could treat cancer may also keep recovering cocaine addicts from relapsing into their habit, university officials said in a news release.

City to rehab, sell vacant properties (Lancaster Online)
The blighted house at 633 East End Ave. had already been vacant six months before the city took action in November 2007.Three months later, when the city seized and boarded up the property, its appraised value was $22,500.Then it sat, a boarded up eyesore, for a year and a half before a private rede...

Sweetwater Roundup for Rehab sale nears (Sweetwater Reporter)
The sale day is quickly approaching for the West Texas Rehab Center's Round-up for Rehab sale at Sweetwater Cattle Auction. The date is Wednesday, Oct. 28. A free hamburger lunch will be served from the Rehab Chuckwagon beginning at 11 a.m. The sale will begin at noon.

Radio Pakistan 'concerned' about drug-addiction (New Kerala)
Abohar, Oct.3 : The Punjabi Durbar programme of Radio Pakistan broadcast a programme expressing concern about the spread of drug addiction among Punjabi youth.

Dana Joy Altman: Real Food Rehab: Scratch Creamed Corn (The Huffington Post)
My Aunt Punk, was a great southern cook and one of my favorite human beings of all time. She made the best creamed corn I'll probably ever encounter. This is that recipe.

Rehab enhanced at PCH/FMC (Paris Beacon-News)
New 16-foot parallel bars are enhancing the care of physical rehabilitation patients at Paris Community Hospital/ Family Medical Center.

Trip to visit wounded troops helps Augustus (AP via Yahoo! Sports)
Seimone Augustus hasn't been able to play at the U.S. women's basketball training camp while she rehabilitates her injured left knee. She's been cheering from the sideline and working on her rehab, but misses being on the court with her teammates. Still, the camp hasn't been a total loss for the Minnesota Lynx guard.

Trip to visit wounded soldiers helps Augustus put injury rehab in perspective (Los Angeles Times)
WASHINGTON (AP) — Seimone Augustus hasn't been able to play at the U.S. women's basketball training camp while she rehabilitates her injured left knee.

Rehab road race planned (Cordele Dispatch)
CORDELE — Crisp Regional Health Services and Impact Sports and Fitness are presenting a rehab road race on Saturday, Oct. 24. All proceeds will benefit the Crisp Regional Therapies Vestibular Program.

Rehab delayed for Rep. Jeff Wood (The Chippewa Herald)
State Rep. Jeff Wood (I-Bloomer) will begin rehab treatment for his alcoholism at 9 a.m. Wednesday, according to Wood’s office.

Wii aids knee rehab (The Sparta Independent)
Colleen Bystrak, physical therapist at Sports Training Physical Therapy in Newton, works with Devon Ehehalt during her knee rehabilitation. They work with the Nintendo Wii gaming system to reproduce sport specific movements as part of her program.

Alcohol & Drug Addiction Recovery Month Celebrated by Narconon Trois-Rivières (PRWeb via Yahoo! News)
Narconon Trois-Rivieres celebrated Recovery Month 2009 to raise awareness on the misery of drug and alcohol addiction which serves to educate the public on the benefits of the treatment options available throughout recovery centers.

Alcohol & Drug Addiction Recovery Month Celebrated by Narconon Trois-Rivières (PRWeb)
Narconon Trois-Rivieres celebrated Recovery Month 2009 to raise awareness on the misery of drug and alcohol addiction which serves to educate the public on the benefits of the treatment options available throughout recovery centers. (PRWeb Oct 4, 2009) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/narconon/recovery-month/prweb2981854.htm

Woman counts 10 years addiction free (The Weekly Calistogan)
Lisa Feliz enrolled in Napa County Adult Drug Court in 2000, thinking it was nothing more than a “get out of jail free” card. Ultimately, the program helped free her from more than just jail. It broke the chains of drug addiction and gave her the support she needed to change her life, she said.




Last Modified: 10/2009