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Addiction Recovery News 07/2010




Drug Law Reform Sees Dealers Going Free, Says N.Y. Prosecutor
New York's repeal of mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent drug offenders has led to a slew of serious dealers going free, New York City Special Prosecutor Bridget Brennan contends.

Rehab Center Had Multiple Paperwork Problems
Franklin County commissioners want out of a contract with local drug rehab facility.

Chicago Cubs Carlos Zambrano may need a rehab start before he returns, according to Lou Piniella
Piniella: Zambrano may need rehab stint in minors before rejoining Cubs.

Rehab work on Spottsville Bridge now complete
Rehab work on the U.S. 60 Green River Bridge at Spottsville was completed at noon today.

Drug-fuelled crime targeted in court pilot
A SENTENCING scheme aimed at rehabilitating drug users in the early stages of their addiction so they do not commit crimes to fund their habits is to be rolled out across Scot

Happ slated for rehab start Sunday
Happ slated for rehab start Sunday

Juvenile drug court no longer a pipe dream
Seventh Judicial District Judge Steve Dobrescu's quest to end multigenerational drug addiction and abuse gets a shot in the arm July 1 when county and state funds become available to support the district's new juvenile drug court.

Woman followed family into drug addiction, court hears
As a child, Sherry Crocker once found her mother passed out with a syringe in her arm.

Probation for nurse with drug addiction
A registered nurse placed emergency room patients at risk at the North Bay and District Hospital, where she stole painkillers to feed her drug habit while she was on duty, a report says.[...]

ASHH Cardiac Rehab Receives Certification
The Cardiac Rehab Team celebrated Cardiac Rehabilitation Week, as well as the certification they received from the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). They are one of only eight programs in the state that is certified.

Chamber Spotlight: Ultimate Rehab, LLC
Annette LaBarbiera and her staff of physical therapists at Ultimate Rehab, LLC help clients do things they once thought unthinkable.

Bedard sharp in final rehab start for Rainiers
Erik Bedard made his final rehab start Thursday in Tacoma, giving up just a single unearned run in 4 1/3 innings as the Rainiers beat Portland 2-1 at Cheney Stadium.

New York Mets hopeful Carlos Beltran can return to team before All-Star break, if rehab goes well
Carlos Beltran is slated to play nine innings in each rehab game through this weekend, Jerry Manuel said, which should give the Mets an idea whether the center fielder can join them for their final home stand before the All-Star break.

Rehab stint may be in offing for Zambrano
Once Carlos Zambrano gets his head fixed, his possible return to the team likely is to be delayed further by a minor league rehab assignment. The Cubs haven't specifically discussed that part of the plan. "But I would think he'd need to go pitch somewhere,'' manager Lou Piniella said Thursday. "It's going to probably be three weeks or so (since his last appearance). That's a long a long time to ...

Drug Court graduates recognized in City Hall
DUNKIRK--Three people who completed the Dunkirk Drug Treatment Court program were honored Thursday at a ceremony in City Hall. The three, whose names are withheld, completed at least one year of programming that involved intensive counseling.

Eminem - Eminem Pestered By Fans In Rehab
EMINEM hated his first stint in rehab because he was pestered by fans who stole his possessions and asked for autographs.The Stan hitmaker was admitted to a...

Graduation Marks Drug Court's Sixth Year
Since the Loudoun County Adult Drug Treatment Court was established in 2004, 20 people have completed and graduated from the rigorous recovery program.

The Case for Treating Drug Addicts in Prison
Treatment for drug addiction works better, and costs less, than imprisonment alone, but politically its easier to cut treatment than punishment.

Drug law could send once-prominent Brighton lawyer Ron Plunkett to prison for life
A "horrid" drug addiction and a relatively new state law have combined to ensnare once-successful Brighton lawyer Ron Plunkett in a case that could send him to prison for life, the Detroit News reports. Because Plunkett paid for the heroin......

Madson begins rehab assignment
Madson begins rehab assignment

Drug-troubled Aussie Rules star discharged
Drug-troubled Australian Rules football star Ben Cousins was set to leave hospital Tuesday after being admitted to intensive care over a bad reaction to a sleeping pill.

Drug-troubled Aussie Rules star discharged
MELBOURNE -Drug-troubled Australian Rules football star Ben Cousins was set to leave hospital Tuesday after being admitted to intensive care over a bad reaction to a sleeping pill. Read more...

Blake Fielder-Civil Blames Fame For His Drug Addiction
Blake Fielder-Civil blames his ex-wife Amy Winehouses fame for his drug addiction. Blake, 26, whose divorce from the Rehab singer was finalized in August 2009, insists drugs became readily available to both him and Amy, 26, when she became successful, and they indulged. Speaking to new! magazine, Blake said, ,It started after a few years. [...]

Southern offers new addiction counseling program
The problem of addiction has taken a toll on families in Appalachia. It is widely believed that treatment for addiction is as important and law enforcement to deal with the issue. But a shortage of...

Venable likely to need rehab stint in Minors
Venable likely to need rehab stint in Minors

Prescription Drug-Related Deaths Rise in Florida
The Sunshine State may be facing a new wave of drug addictionthe legal kind.

Several drug arrests made in Knox County
The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency made several prescription drug trafficking arrests in late June in Knox County.

Duke makes first rehab start
Duke makes first rehab start

Manny to decide where to rehab
Manny to decide where to rehab

McLouth cleared to start rehab assignment
McLouth cleared to start rehab assignment

ASHH Cardiac Rehab Receives Certification
The Cardiac Rehab Team celebrated Cardiac Rehabilitation Week, as well as the certification they received from the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). They are one of only eight programs in the state that is certified.

Lohan's Future on Hold Until Jail, Rehab Are Done
Lindsay Lohan's future is on hold as she does 90 days in jail, then residential rehab Lindsay Lohan - Probation - Business - Marketing and Advertising - Michael Lohan

Lohan's Future On Hold Until Jail, Rehab Are Done
Lindsay Lohan's future includes a new fashion line, two new movies, some time in jail and another stint in rehab. The actress was sentenced Tuesday to 90 days in jail and 90 days in a residential substance-abuse program for violating her probation stemming from two separate 2007 cases of driving under the influence of cocaine and alcohol. She is to surrender and begin her jail sentence July 20 ...

A drug-free life outweighs a 'mellow' life
Dr. Wallace: I'm a former drug user who enjoyed LSD, marijuana, speed and other popular drugs. And while using them, I felt I was doing no harm to my life. Now, I feel differently. I didn't get arrested and didn't rob or steal to support my habit. But I dropped out of school, floated from job to job and my only goal was to be "mellow." For the past two years, I've been straight. I am now ...

Drug use debilitates sexual response: Study
Sharing a bottle of red wine may seem like the best recipe for a romantic interlude. However, the evening may not turn out as planned according to a Concordia University study, which evaluated the effect of a wide range of drugs, including alcohol, on sexual behaviour. The findings, published in the journal Hormones and Behavior, definitively show that despite our preconceived notions, use of ...

Lohan's future on hold until jail, rehab are done
Lindsay Lohan's future includes a new fashion line, two new movies, some time in jail and another stint in rehab.

Lohan's future on hold until jail, rehab are done
Lindsay Lohan's future includes a new fashion line, two new movies, some time in jail and another stint in rehab, after she was sentenced Tuesday to 90 days in jail and 90 days in a residential substance-abuse program.

Lohan's future on hold until jail, rehab are done
Lindsay Lohan's future includes a new fashion line, two new movies, some time in jail and another stint in rehab. The actress was sentenced Tuesday to 90 days in jail and 90 days in a residential substance-abuse program for violating her probation, stemming from two separate 2007 cases of driving under the influence of cocaine and alcohol.

Report: Welker rehab ahead of schedule
The NFL Network reports that New England Patriots receiver Wes Welker remains ahead of schedule in his rehab from his surgically-repaired knee.

NIH-Supported Finding on Cocaine Addiction: Tiny Molecule, Big Promise
A specific and remarkably small fragment of RNA appears to protect rats against cocaine addictionand may also protect humans, according to a recent study funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), a component of the National Institutes of Health.

Lohan's future on hold until jail, rehab are done
Lindsay Lohan's future includes a new fashion line, two new movies, some time in jail and another stint in rehab.

Drug dealer gets jail time; other defendants sentenced
A drug dealer was sentenced to a county jail term, and other defendants who previously pleaded guilty to criminal counts were sentenced on Tuesday by Carbon County Senior Judge Richard W. Webb.

Castillo set to start rehab assignment
Castillo set to start rehab assignment

Does Court-Ordered Rehab Work?
Lindsay Lohan came into the courtroom with an attitude, and left in tears, sentenced to 90 days behind bars and a trip to treatment. But does court-ordered rehab actually work?

Belinda Carlisle's drink, drug addiction
BELINDA Carlisle has revealed in her autobiography that her 30-year addiction to drink and drugs included boozing daily while pregnant with her son.

Heat tests McLouth before rehab begins
Heat tests McLouth before rehab begins

Rehab-shy Lohan jailed for 90 days
Troubled Hollywood starlet Lindsay Lohan sobbed and pleaded, but a judge still sentenced her to 90 days in jail for violating her probation in respect of two 2007 drunken driving cases.

'Forced' to get high, he's rehab bound
Jeremy London , the "Party of Five" actor who says he was forced to take drugs during a kidnapping, reportedly will get some high-profile help.He'll be working with Dr. Drew Pinsky on the next season of VH1's "Celebrity Rehab," RadarOnline.com reports.The site said he'll report to the Pasadena Recovery Center next week and be paid $40,000.

Addicted to Love? It's Not You, It's Your Brain
Recovering from heartbreak is like kicking a drug addiction, study says. Addiction - Drug addiction - Substance abuse - United States - Health

ASHH Cardiac Rehab Receives Certification
The Cardiac Rehab Team celebrated Cardiac Rehabilitation Week, as well as the certification they received from the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). They are one of only eight programs in the state that is certified.




Last Modified: 07/2010