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Addiction Recovery News 06/2010




'Celeb Rehab' Postponed -- We Got No Big Drunks
Filed under: Lindsay Lohan , Tila Tequila , Jason Wahler It should be easier than finding oil in the Gulf ... but " Celebrity Rehab" has been put on ice because they just can't find a big star with a big problem. Sources connected with the show tell TMZ producers of "Celeb Rehab" can't fill the roster for the Read more

UM rehab program sets paralyzed OSU student on his feet
By RYAN AUTULLO BLADE SPORTS WRITER ANN ARBOR - Not a day passes that Brock Mealer doesn't reflect on that horrific Christmas Eve of 2007, when he was one of the fortunate ones in a car crash that left him paralyzed from the waist down. And not a night passes that Mr. Mealer, 25, doesn't dream of life before that crash, when he enjoyed his favorite physical activities without wheelchair or ...

Drug treatment not yet a focus of task force
COLUMBUS -- There was talk of criminal investigations, dangerous drug databases, unlawful pain clinics and more during the Ohio Prescription Drug Abuse Task Force's inaugural meetings. But there was one cornerstone to the epidemic's cure that Gov. Ted Strickland would have not seen in the task force's initial report: drug rehab.

June bridge rehab will cause delays in Anderson
The Tennessee Department of Transportation says that beginning June 2, the bridge will be reduced to one lane while a contractor removes asphalt, repairs the decks and repaves the bridge.

DeRosa rehab raises Posey question
Manager Bruce Bochy said he has a plan for when left fielder Mark DeRosa is activated, as soon as Friday in Pittsburgh. If part of that plan is Buster Posey returning to Fresno, Bochy might have to make the announcement from an armored car. Still, Posey will... Bruce Bochy - Buster Posey - Left fielder - Mark DeRosa - Fresno

Drug task force not focused on rehab, yet
COLUMBUS -- There was talk of criminal investigations, dangerous drug databases, unlawful pain clinics and more during the Ohio Prescription Drug Abuse Task Force's inaugural meetings.

Unused meds part of drug abuse problem
COLUMBUS -- The medicine cabinet has become the new street corner or back alley, say experts on drug addiction.

Prisoners' drug use 'maintained'
Thousands of drug-addicted prisoners have their addiction "maintained" rather than halted while in jail, says a report.

Prisoners' drug use 'maintained'
Thousands of drug-addicted prisoners have their addiction "maintained" rather than halted while in jail, says a report.

Report: Jason Wahler in talks for fourth season of 'Celebrity Rehab'
Jason Wahler is no stranger to rehab and could apparently find himself there again, this time with VH1 documenting another attempt at sobriety.

VH1's 'Celebrity Rehab' postponed due to lack of stars despite hiring Tila Tequila and Jason Wahler
Despite scraping the bottom of the C-list barrel, "Celebrity Rehab" could not save itself. VH1 has postponed the upcoming season of the reality series despite recently signing up Tila Tequila and Jason Wahler, TMZ reports.

Drug treatment not yet a focus of task force
COLUMBUS -- There was talk of criminal investigations, dangerous drug databases, unlawful pain clinics and more during the Ohio Prescription Drug Abuse Task Force's inaugural meetings. But there was one cornerstone to the epidemic's cure that Gov. Ted Strickland would have not seen in the task force's initial report: drug rehab.

Report: 'Celebrity Rehab' postpones filming due to lack of celebrities
Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew's fourth season has reportedly been put on hold. Former A Shot at Love star Tila Tequila had committed to be a Celebrity Rehab cast member early last week, while former Laguna Beach star Jason Wahler was also reportedly "very close" to an agreement to appear on it.

Mathis working toward rehab stint
Mathis working toward rehab stint

Rehab roundup: Hairston, Blanks play
Rehab roundup: Hairston, Blanks play

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Padilla to start rehab Thursday
Dodgers pitcher Vicente Padilla will begin his minor league rehabilitation assignment with high Single-A Inland Empire on Thursday night.

Recent Study Shows Drug Addiction A Hidden Burden for UK Families
UK broken family was one of Michelle's, ex-heroin addict, who shared in a recent interview that drug addiction had shred hers to pieces.

Liza Minnelli Will Not Appear On Celebrity Rehab
Instead, the singer will kick off a national tour on June 5Get more Us! Follow us on Twitter, Friend[...]

Rehab program for Blanks continues
Rehab program for Blanks continues

Jason 'Gummi Bear' Davis out of rehab, up the aisle
Jason "Gummi Bear" Davis celebrated his release from rehab for heroin addiction by asking longtime girlfriend Michelle Haugo to marry him. The grandson of billionaire...

Drug treatment not yet focus of task force
COLUMBUS -- There was talk of criminal investigations, dangerous drug databases, unlawful pain clinics and more during the Ohio Prescription Drug Abuse Task Force's inaugural meetings. But there was one cornerstone to the epidemic's cure that Gov. Ted Strickland would have not seen in the task force's initial report: drug rehab.

Fergie dismisses 'Celebrity Rehab' rumours
THE Duchess of York has denied reports she was to appear on US reality TV show "Celebrity Rehab".

Jail inmates Down Under prone to drug, alcohol addiction
Melbourne, June 03 : Drug and alcohol addiction is common among prisoners in jails, a new study has found.

Jail inmates Down Under prone to drug, alcohol addiction
Drug and alcohol addiction is common among prisoners in jails, a new study has found.

Aoxing Signs Up New Partner To Co-develop Novel Class Of Molecules In Pain, Drug Addiction Therapeutics - Update
Thursday, Aoxing Pharmaceutical Co. (AXN) entered into a strategic alliance with privately held, clinical-stage Utah drug discovery company Phoenix PharmaLabs Inc. to co-develop a novel class of molecules in pain and drug addiction therapeutics.

Rep: Liza Minnelli will never appear on 'Celebrity Rehab' despite report
Liza Minnelli has no interest in joining Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew's cast. "Liza Minnelli, who is beginning a national tour in St. Louis on June 5, is not now, nor will ever be, on Celebrity Rehab ," her representative told Us Weekly in a Wednesday statement.

Prescription drug for Parkinson's 'can cause porn, gambling addiction'
Sydney, June 4 : Two drug companies are being sued over allegations that prescription drugs manufactured by them for treating Parkinson's disease are causing gambling and pornography addiction.

Prescription drug for Parkinson's 'can cause porn, gambling addiction'
Two drug companies are being sued over allegations that prescription drugs manufactured by them for treating Parkinson's disease are causing gambling and pornography addiction.

Lawsuit: Parkinson's Drug Caused Sex, Gambling Addictions
A group of people suffering Parkinson's disease are suing two Australian drug companies over medication which allegedly caused gambling and pornography addiction, the Sydney Morning Herald reported Friday.

Shauna's Pre-Rehab Party -- No Booze, No Bra
Filed under: Shauna Sand , Celebrity Rehab , Hot Bodies , You Might Want to Rethink Just hours before entering " Celebrity Rehab " -- Shauna Sand hit the club scene in Hollywood last night for one last half-naked hurrah. On her way out of one of the clubs, we asked Shauna why she's seeking Dr. Drew's help ... and her answer ... was Read more

Report: 'Celebrity Rehab' recruiting Sarah Ferguson for new season
Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew is reportedly recruiting The Duchess of York. The VH1 reality series is attempting to land Sarah Ferguson for its upcoming fourth season in an effort to add some star power to the show's cast, RadarOnline reported Tuesday.

Sarah Ferguson's spokeswoman denies 'Celebrity Rehab' participation
A report that Sarah Ferguson was being recruited for Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew was apparently premature. "As far as we know, there has been no approach.

Report: 'Celebrity Rehab' to include Lorenzo Lamas' ex Shauna Sand
Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew has reportedly landed a former Playboy Playmate for its upcoming installment. Shauna Sand -- the 38-year-old ex-wife of reality retred Lorenzo Lamas -- has signed on to participate in Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew's fourth season, RadarOnline reported Thursday.

Drug Court forms admittance team
PINEVILLE The Bell County District Drug Court has made recent changes that could improve the effectiveness of the program, which seeks to give non-violent offenders a chance to recover from addiction in lieu of serving time.

Rehab game starts clock for Carlos
The clock has started on Carlos Beltran. The Mets All-Star center fielder took one of the most significant steps of his rehab yesterday, playing for the first time in an extended spring training game in Port St. Lucie. Beltran did not play the outfield, and it was not a real...

Ankiel, Parrish set for rehab in Omaha
Ankiel, Parrish set for rehab in Omaha

Montero to begin rehab stint Monday
Montero to begin rehab stint Monday

Colorado drug crackdown in hospitals becomes law
Hospitals in Colorado have been given tighter oversight to prevent employees with drug problems from floating to other hospitals.

Springville wildlife rehab center needs help
SPRINGVILLE -- Heart-wrenching as it is, euthanasia is sometimes the only course for irreparably injured wild birds that wind up in human hands. But what do you do with the red-tailed hawk that flew t

Alleged killer fighting addiction, friends say
The man charged with murder in the fatal stabbing of a 15-year-old boy at a bus stop Thursday was struggling with mental-health problems and drug addiction, according to friends, who say the alleged violence is shockingly out of character.

Celebrity Rehab Delayed
The taping of Celebrity Rehab has been pushed back because of the celebrities schedules and possibly a lack of stars. Michelle Vaccaro The celebrities battling addiction on the newest installment of Celebrity Rehab have to wait a little longer to get help from Dr. Drew. According to Radar Online , the taping scheduled to begin this weekend was postponed until July because none of the ...

Bonser finishes rehab assignment
Bonser finishes rehab assignment

Norris will go on rehab assignment
Norris will go on rehab assignment

On Call: Beat smoking addiction with will, support
More than 50 million Americans smoke. People begin smoking for many reasons stress, social status and peer pressure but the main reason they continue is addiction to nicotine. Smoking is, in fact, so addictive that some people consider giving up cigarettes more difficult than quitting an addictive illicit drug. Yet, with determination and support from friends, family and health care ...

Kansas City Royals Team Report
Rick Ankiel is going to Class AAA Omaha on Tuesday to begin a minor league injury rehab assignment and he won't be rushed back to the majors.

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD: A New Treatment for Narcotic Addiction
Burprenorphine is a prescribed medication that became available, with harsh limits on how it could be prescribed, in 2002. Yet it's the first truly novel treatment for narcotic addiction.

Stroke recovery goes 3-D: Canadian video game takes rehab to the next level
Video games bring stroke rehab to the next level:Montreal researchers' innovative use of virtual reality to tap into the power of brain plasticity is emerging as a major technique in brain recovery for stroke patients.

Bailey makes rehab start for Louisville Tuesday
Homer Bailey will make a rehab start with Triple-A Louisville Tuesday night, and if all goes well Bailey could rejoin the Reds to start Sunday.

Report: Lindsay Lohan snubs 'Celebrity Rehab' star Drew Pinsky
Not only does Lindsay Lohan not want to participate in Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew , she also apparently doesn't want to be anywhere near David "Dr. Drew" Pinsky.

Rehab centre head on $1.37m fraud charges
The former manager of the Vincentian drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre in Christchurch has been charged with dishonestly obtaining subsidies totalling $1.37 million.




Last Modified: 06/2010