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Addiction Recovery News 02/2010




Ronnie Wood re-enters rehab (China Daily)
Ronnie Wood has entered rehab for the eighth time. The Rolling Stones guitarist entered a rehabilitation centre in south London after pleas from his bandmate Mick Jagger and his daughter Leah.

Inside Story: Drug tests: Pros, cons (Lancaster Online)
Robert Frick wasn't in favor of mandatory student drug-testing programs.The superintendent of Lampeter-Strasburg School District said he saw what other districts were doing and thought, "Testing the kids ... involved in extracurriculars didn't make sense. They're usually too busy to be i...

MDC may use new drug to fight addiction (KRQE & KASA FOX 2 Albuquerque)
A new prescription drug could soon be on the menu at the Albuquerque Metropolitan Detention Center to keep drug addicts from committing more crimes once they get out.

Bands lend talent to Rock for Rehab (The Sierra Vista Herald)
Dylan Charles of Dylan Charles and the Evolution performs Sunday during the Rock for Rehab fundraiser for the Verhelst Recovery House in Bisbee. Art auctions and music helped raise needed funds for the rehabilitation house. (Ed Honda•Herald/Review) By Shar Porier Herald/Review NACO , Ariz. — The normally quiet Turquoise Valley Golf Resort was rockin’ Sunday afternoon as Bisbee residents gathered ...

Actor Rip Torn headed for rehab (BBC News)
US actor Rip Torn, known from Men In Black, is released on bail and will enter rehab after a drunken, armed arrest in a bank.

Thief who targeted elderly had £100,000-a-year drug habit must stay in jail (Burnley Today)
AN evil thief who preyed on the elderly in their own homes to feed his £100,000-a-year drug habit has failed in an appeal against his potentially life-long sentence. (29/01/2010 14:57:56)

Napocor studying Kepco rehab plan for Bataan nuclear plant (GMANews.TV via Yahoo! Philippines News)
State-owned National Power Corp. (Napocor) has started evaluating the estimated $1-billion financial plan submitted by the Korea Electric Power Corp (Kepco) for the rehabilitation of the 600-megawatt (MW) Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP).

Philadelphia Eagles' Michael Vick continues rehab on BET's 'Project' (New York Daily News)
No matter how many times he says he's sorry, or how much work he does for animals, Michael Vick knows there are those who won't believe a word of it.

Bullock raising private cash to buy ads on Rx drug abuse (The Montana Standard)
HELENA — Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock is hoping to raise up to $500,000 from private groups this year to finance a public advertising campaign warning of the dangers of prescription drug abuse.

Magistrates Court: thefts to support drug habit (The Courier)
A WENDOUREE man stole almost $13,000 worth of computer and electrical equipment from a rural primary school to support a drug addiction, a court was told yesterday.

Study links hormone to addiction, risk-taking (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
People with high levels of the hormone dopamine in the brain, and low sensitivity to it, tend to be greater risk takers and may be more prone to addictive behavior, drug abuse and gambling, a study has found.

Actor Rip Torn to enter rehab after drunken bank break-in - Summary (EARTHtimes.org)
Los Angeles - US actor Rip Torn is to enter rehab after being arrested for accidentally breaking into a bank while heavily drunk. Torn, 78, was arraigned in court Monday and released on 100,000 dollars bail after his lawyer said he was going in to ...

Attorney: Rip Torn heading to rehab after arrest; Heather Mills glues leg on for U.K. skating show; Matthew Fox is ... (San Francisco Chronicle)
Attorney: Rip Torn heading to rehab after arrest; Heather Mills glues leg on for U.K. skating show; Matthew Fox is 'thrilled' 'Lost' is over

Ronnie Wood re-enters rehab (Independent Online)
Rolling Stone's guitarist Ronnie Wood has gone into rehab for alcohol problems.

Rip Torn headed for rehab after arrested drunk in bank (The Malaysian Insider)
NEW YORK, Feb 2 – Actor Rip Torn ( pic ) was released on bail on Monday and was headed for rehab after police said they found him drunk and armed with a loaded gun in a closed Connecticut bank last week. Torn, 78, was charged in court with burglary, criminal trespass and weapons offenses but did not enter a plea. He was released on $100,000 bond, a court spokeswoman said. Torn’s lawyer said the ...

Rip Torn heads for rehab after bank drama (Independent Online)
Actor Rip Torn is heading for rehab after being released on bail following an incident inside a bank in Connecticut.

Actor Rip Torn released on bail, heading to rehab (TVNZ)
Actor Rip Torn was released on bail on Tuesday and was headed for rehab after police said they found him drunk and armed with a loaded gun in a closed Connecticut bank last week

Rip Torn headed for rehab after arrested drunk in bank (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
Actor Rip Torn was released on bail on Monday and was headed for rehab after police said they found him drunk and armed with a loaded gun in a closed Connecticut bank last week.

WildCare in need of rehab (The Norman Transcript)
A rehabilitation center that cares for wildlife creatures needs help after last week's winter storm caused extensive damage to the facility and its surroundings."The rehab facility is in need of rehab," Rondi Large, director of WildCare said.

Five-Star Treatment Center for Alcohol & Drug Abuse Opens on the Island of Kauai (PRWeb via Yahoo! News)
The Scott, as seen in The Robb Report, is an exclusive boutique treatment facility offering a distinctive blend of clinical therapy and spirituality for alcohol and drug rehabilitation, opens its doors on the North Shore of Kauai.

Five-Star Treatment Center for Alcohol & Drug Abuse Opens on the Island of Kauai (PRWeb)
The Scott, as seen in The Robb Report, is an exclusive boutique treatment facility offering a distinctive blend of clinical therapy and spirituality for alcohol and drug rehabilitation, opens its doors on the North Shore of Kauai. The Island of Kauai is consistently ranked as one of the top tier islands in the world and was awarded Hawaii's Best Island by Travel & Leisure Magazine and the Travel ...

Bullock raising private cash to buy ads on Rx drug abuse (The Montana Standard)
HELENA — Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock is hoping to raise up to $500,000 from private groups this year to finance a public advertising campaign warning of the dangers of prescription drug abuse.

High-profile bear cubs spend winter in rehab (The Aspen Times)
SILT, Colo. - Eight high-profile residents of Aspen and one from Basalt are going through rehab this winter, but in this case the hope is they will be better prepared for the wild life come spring. The nine upper valley residents are bears cubs who were orphaned after their mothers were killed for repeated contact with humans last summer. The cubs, along with four others from different parts of ...

NIDA to fund phase-2 studies of Omeros' addiction programme (PharmaBiz)
Omeros Corporation announced that the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) is providing support for the company's addiction programme. NIDA will fund substantially all of the costs of a phase-2 clinical study to be conducted by New York State Psychiatric Institute researchers.

LA judge sends Ryan O'Neal's son back to rehab (New York Post)
LOS ANGELES -- A judge in Los Angeles is sending the troubled son of Ryan O'Neal and the late Farrah Fawcett back to rehab after more than a month in jail. The judge placed Redmond O'Neal back on probation and sentenced to an intense residential rehab program during...

US judge sends Ryan O'Neal's son back to rehab (Otago Daily Times)
A judge in Los Angeles is sending the troubled son of Ryan O'Neal and the late Farrah Fawcett back to rehab after more than a month in jail. The judge placed Redmond O'Neal back on probation and sentenced to an intense residential rehab program during a brief hearing on Thursday.

Redmond O'Neal headed back to residential drug treatment (Los Angeles Times)
O'Neal is headed back to a residential drug treatment program after being in custody since late December on a probation violation.

Redmond O'Neal back in rehab after jail stint (Hollywood.com)
Farrah Fawcett and Ryan O'Neal's troubled son Redmond O'Neal is back in rehab following a month-long stint in jail on drugs charges.

Farrah Fawcett - Redmond Oneal Back In Rehab After Jail Stint (ContactMusic)
FARRAH FAWCETT and RYAN O'NEAL's troubled son REDMOND O'NEAL is back in rehab following a month-long stint in jail on drugs charges.O'Neal was arrested on 29 December...

Redmond O'Neal headed back to residential drug treatment (Los Angeles Times)
The troubled son of Ryan O'Neal and the late Farrah Fawcett is headed back to a residential drug treatment program after being in custody since late December on a probation violation stemming from a series of drug offenses, a judge ruled Tuesday.

Redmond O'Neal Heading to Rehab (TV Guide)
Redmond O'Neal is leaving jail and enrolling in his fifth stint in rehab, E! Online reports.  O'Neal, the 25-year-old son of Ryan O'Neal and the late Farrah Fawcett , was in court Tuesday for Read More Other Links From TVGuide.com Farrah Fawcett Ryan O'Neal Redmond O’Neal

Redmond O'Neal Heading to Rehab (seattlepi.com)
Redmond O'Neal is leaving jail and enrolling in his fifth stint in rehab, E! Online reports. 

Redmond O'Neal back in rehab after leaving jail (3news)
Farrah Fawcett's son is back in rehab following a month-long stint in jail.

Drug addiction Drug abuse prevention hinges on the govt’s political commitment to a sound policy that invests in our ... (Dawn)
Dawn.com is updated every minute of every hour with the latest news, features, analysis and multimedia from Pakistan, South Asia and the world, as well as business, sports, cricket and entertainment

Drug addiction Drug abuse prevention hinges on the govt’s political commitment to a sound policy that invests in our ... (Dawn)
KARACHI: A man was killed in Karachi’s Gulshan-i-Iqbal Town whereas two people were killed in the city’s Orangi Town and Qasba Colony areas. Meanwhile, a man wounded three days ago during the violence also succumbed to his injuries.

Woods' woes raise profile of addiction (The Clarion-Ledger)
When Tiger Woods reportedly entered a sex-addiction treatment clinic in Mississippi, he may have heartened others to seek help as well, therapists say.

Junk Food Develops Addiction to Drugs (Pravda)
For a long time scientists were puzzled with people’s addiction to junk food. Only recently, scientists from the Scripps Research institute in Florida discovered that foods high in calories can be as addictive as drugs. Doughnuts, hamburgers and chips contain a whole bouquet of addictive components.

Broward County Recruits Top Drug Addiction Specialist for Cheap Drug Rehab Center (PRWeb via Yahoo! News)
BPTA (Broward Professional Training Association) is pleased to announce the recruitment and installation of Dr.

LA judge sends Ryan O'Neal's son back to rehab (AP via Yahoo! News)
A judge in Los Angeles is sending the troubled son of Ryan O'Neal and the late Farrah Fawcett back to rehab after more than a month in jail.

Drug addiction Drug abuse prevention hinges on the govt’s political commitment to a sound policy that invests in our ... (Dawn)
Defence Minister Ahmed Mukhtar. – APP (File Photo) RAWALPINDI: Defence Minister Ahmed Mukhtar said on Wednesday that India is involved in sabotaging peace and creating trouble and instability in Balochistan and the tribal areas of Pakistan.

REDMOND O'NEAL BACK IN REHAB AFTER JAIL STINT (New Kerala)
FARRAH FAWCETT and RYAN O'NEAL's troubled son REDMOND O'NEAL is back in rehab following a month-long stint in jail on drugs charges.

You Can Do It, Panacea Healthcare Open Free Assessment Clinics Across The UK, To Aid Drug And Alcohol Addiction Recovery (PRWeb via Yahoo! News)
Drug rehabilitation clinics and various alcohol treatments, can help in curing alcohol and drug addiction.

Narconon Florida Successfully Handling Drug Addiction for 10 Years (PRWeb via Yahoo! News)
Out-Patient drug treatment center celebrates 10 years of saving lives

Narconon Florida Successfully Handling Drug Addiction for 10 Years (PRWeb)
Out-Patient drug treatment center celebrates 10 years of saving lives (PRWeb Feb 4, 2010) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/narconon-florida/drug-addiction/prweb3564594.htm

Chokoleit says he’s not a drug addict (ABS-CBNNEWS.com)
MANILA, Philippines – Comedian Chokoleit has vehemently denied speculations that he is a drug addict. Recently, a report about Chokoleit ’s purported drug addiction has surfaced. Rumor has it that this allegedly led to his dismissal from a television show.

Russia, US to step up drug fight (AP via Yahoo! News)
Russia on Thursday hailed a new agreement with the United States intended to boost joint anti-drug efforts, but urged the U.S. and NATO to do more to stem a flow of drugs from Afghanistan that has sickened millions of Russians.

Helping drug addicts back to normal life (North-West Evening Mail)
CUMBRIA’S top health chief claims the key to beating drug and alcohol addiction is finding every child’s passion before they are 18.

Report: Tiger Woods leaving rehab center (SportingNews)
Sporting News staff reports Tiger Woods is leaving the rehab center in Mississippi where he reportedly has been treated for sex addiction, RadarOnline.com reports.

High cost of Blackburn alcoholic rehab (Lancashire Telegraph)
REHAB for an alcoholic who made life a misery for flat tenants cost taxpayers up to £1,700 a week, it has emerged.

So Much for a Break—Is Tiger Leaving Sex Rehab for the Range? (E! Online)
There's no place like home. And Tiger Woods' home is on the range, so it (almost) makes sense that his first move after getting sprung from sex rehab would be to make his professional...




Last Modified: 02/2010