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Addiction Recovery News 08/2010

Drug Abuse Starting Earlier Than Ever
During my times it used to be that older teens were the most susceptible to drug experimentation, but today kids are starting earlier than ever.

Source: Lindsay Lohan to be Released from Jail, Checked into Rehab
Lohan will head to rehab after her release. See Chip Yost's report LOS ANGELES -- Sources were reporting that Lindsay Lohan could be released from jail as early as 12:00 a.m Monday morning, at which point she'll be headed straight to rehab.

Rehab kiwi drowns in culvert
The kiwi that survived being hit by a car in Northland, has drowned less than a month after she was released into the wild.

Drug use patterns shift with availability
Drug abusers in and around Hamilton County are not picky.

Lindsay -- Rehab Change After TMZ Report
Filed under: Lindsay Lohan , Celebrity Justice TMZ has learned Lindsay Lohan will not serve her mandatory 90 day rehab stint at the Morningside Recovery facility -- and it's all because of a story TMZ broke about Judge Marsha Revel . Late today it was announced that Judge Revel pulled the plug on Read more

LiLo addiction claim a fabrication, says attorney
Melbourne, August 02 : Lindsay Lohan's attorney has dismissed reports claiming that the actress is addicted to methamphetamine, saying drug accusation is '100 percent fabrication.'

Jail to rehab for Lindsay
When Lindsay Lohan gets out of jail, forget any welcome-home party -- her tough-love judge has ordered her straight to rehab. The "Mean Girls" star last night was preparing to leave the LA pokey where she's been locked up since July 20, serving a 90-day sentence for violating terms...

Police chiefs vow to make Capital 'a hostile place' for drug dealers
POLICE chiefs have pledged to make Edinburgh "as hostile as possible" for drug dealers as part of a continuing crackdown on organised crime gangs operating in the Cap

Inpatient rehab helps patient to regain functions lost from injury, illness
After a person receives acute care in a "regular" hospital for catastrophic illness, traumatic injury or a debilitating chronic condition, the next step in the process of recovery often involves a stay at an inpatient rehabilitation, or rehab, facility.Patients often have little warning when they're quickly moved to a rehab facility from acute care. Those who envision a long, leisurely recovery ...

Newton Opens Up About Rehab
Australian actor MATTHEW NEWTON has spoken out about his stint in rehab for the first time, revealing he is still "a work in progress".The Underbelly A Tale of Two...

Lindsay Lohan - Lohan In Rehab After Jail Release
LINDSAY LOHAN has been released from jail and sent straight to rehab after serving just 13 days of her three-month sentence.The Mean Girls star, who was originally ordered...

Opinions: IDUs And HIV; AIDS 2010; International Violence Against Women Act
Governments Should Examine Drug Policies To Slow HIV Transmission Among IDUs In a Los Angeles Times opinion piece, Evan Wood, associate professor of medicine at the University of British Columbia, writes about the Vienna Declaration, a document he helped to draft, that calls for international leaders to revise drug policies to incorporate greater scientific evidence and promote HIV prevention ...

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Charity which helps addicts wins national recognition
A charity which helps keep a seaside town safe from drug-fuelled crime has been given a boost which will allow it to help more people with addiction problems who might otherwise prey on the public to feed their habits. (02/08/2010 12:49:11)

Major League Baseball Charities and the Partnership for a Drug-Free America Announce First Annual Commissioner's Play ...
NEW YORK, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for a Drug-Free America, in conjunction with Major League Baseball (MLB) Charities, today launched the first annual Commissioner's Play Healthy Awards to celebrate extraordinary individuals on and off the playing field. The awards are an extension of the Partnership and MLB's comprehensive nationwide efforts, including the Play Healthy ...

Lohan in rehab after jail release
Lindsay Lohan has been released from jail and sent straight to rehab after serving just 13 days of her three-month sentence.

Leading Addiction Researcher Antonello Bonci joins NIDA to lead Intramural Research Program
Antonello Bonci, M.D., one of the world's leading researchers in neuropsychopharmacology, has been appointed the Scientific Director of National Institute on Drug Abuse's (NIDA) Intramural Research Program (IRP) in Baltimore. NIDA is part of the National Institutes of Health.

Rehab Clinic Allows Patients to Stay 'Buzzed' All Day
A rehab clinic in the central Dutch city of Amersfoort allows its residents to drink up to five liters of beer each day, Agence France-Presse reported.

KCMO Municipal Drug Court Receives $544,120 Grant
The City of Kansas City, Mo. Municipal Drug Court received a Mental Health grant from the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City for $544,120.

Prescription Pain Medication Addiction: 7 Myths
Pain and addiction experts debunk myths about prescription pain medication addiction.

Drug use is fueling AIDS epidemic in Russia
NEW YORK Russia has one of the world's most serious epidemics of injection drug use, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNAIDS. It is estimated that Russia has 2 million injecting drug users (IDUs), 60 to 70 percent of whom have HIV-related illnesses. In the past decade, the number of HIV-infected people has increased from an estimated 100,000 to more than 1 million. Sharing ...

Jilted Rehab Center: Lindsay's Better Off at UCLA
Filed under: Lindsay Lohan , Celebrity Justice TMZ has learned the rehab center where Lindsay Lohan was originally scheduled to be treated after her jail sentence is not bitter at the last second move to switch LiLo to UCLA -- in fact, officials at Morningside think it's for the best. A rep for the Read more

Mike Tyson: I was in The Hangover for drug money
Mike Tyson is clean and sober these days, but his drug habit left him with a Hangover. The former heavyweight champion, who made a cameo in the 2009 comedy "The Hangover," says he only signed up for the film to finance his addiction.

Lindsay Lohan Has Visited Rehab in the Past
The actress spent time in three rehab centers in past years prior to checking into UCLA Medical Center Monday. Jaclyn Baldovin After being released from jail, Lindsay Lohan immediately started her rehab treatment at the UCLA Medical Center.

Freese leaves 1st rehab game with injury
St. Louis Cardinals third baseman David Freese strained his lower right leg in the first game of a rehab stint and will return to St. Louis to be evaluated. Freese, a rookie batting .296 with four homers and 36 RBIs, was hurt in Monday's night game with Double-A Springfield. He started the game as the designated hitter and was hurt running the bases in the fifth inning.

Hochevar continues rehab from elbow strain
Hochevar continues rehab from elbow strain

Manny near rehab stint; Johnson under way
Manny near rehab stint; Johnson under way

Some call i-dosing a drug substitute, while others say binaural beats fall flat
Dangerous gateway drug that will lead your children to a sordid life of addiction? Or . . . New Age Enya soundtrack?! Health - Drugs - Substance Abuse - Addictions - Illegal

David Freese Injured in First Rehab Appearance
David Freese began his rehab Monday night in Springfied but had to leave the game with a stained lower leg. As far as the game goes, the Springfield Cardinals brough their hitting shoes, as they beat Northwest Arkansas, 8-2, in the series finale.

Sheen pleads guilty sentenced to rehab
Charlie Sheen is heading to rehab for 30 days after pleading guilty to a charge of misdemeanour assault in a Colorado courtroom on Monday.

Charlie Sheen sent to rehab after pleading guilty to assaulting wife
Charlie Sheen given 30 days rehab after admitting assaulting his wife.

Cousins hopes for blessing on doco
Richmond veteran Ben Cousins hopes a revealing documentary on his battle with drug addiction will be televised soon, and with the blessing of his AFL club.

Titan completes 60% enrollment in confirmatory Phase 3 clinical study of Probuphine for opioid addiction
Titan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that patient enrollment is more than 60% complete in the confirmatory Phase 3 clinical study of Probuphine for the treatment of opioid addiction, and the study is expected to complete enrollment by early fourth quarter of this year, which is almost three months ahead of schedule.

Barb Rogers: Clutter Addiction
Like alcoholics, drug addicts and over-eaters, clutter addicts use their addiction to avoid reality, to keep other people and a world in which they've lost trust at a distance.

Lisa Haisha: Is Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew Helpful or Hurtful?
Ultimately, Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew is not just another reality TV show; it's real. Dr. Drew is a person to take seriously.

Guillen nearing rehab assignment
Guillen nearing rehab assignment

Moehler suffers rehab setback
Moehler suffers rehab setback

Kelly Osbourne - Osbourne Denies Mums Drug Fears
KELLY OSBOURNE has blasted reports her mother SHARON is worried she will sink back into drug addiction following her split from model LUKE WORRALL.Reality TV star...

Drug control efforts in Mexico reduce methamphetamine treatment admissions in Mexico and US
A study published today in the scientific journal Addiction shows that the Mexican government's recent efforts to control the manufacture of methamphetamine have caused a drop in methamphetamine treatment admissions in Mexico and in neighboring Texas.

Guillen headed for rehab assignment
Guillen headed for rehab assignment

Stanton Peele: What's Wrong With Sentencing People to Addiction Treatment?
Is there anything wrong with arresting drug offenders and sending them to treatment? Here are six objections.

EXCLUSIVE: Celebrity Rehab Staff Had To Separate Janice Dickinson And Rachel Uchitel
Janice Dickinson and Rachel Uchitel were roommates on Celebrity Rehab 4 but the arrangement didn't last very long and the feuding duo had to be separated by staff, RadarOnline.com learned exclusively. PHOTOS: Cast Of Celebrity Rehab 4

Controversial Program Works For Some Drug Addicts
For a drug addict, the idea of total abstinence can be overwhelming. And that's they there's another - albeit controversial - way. A new clinic in San Francisco is helping patients beat drug dependency without a completely clean slate.

Mike Tyson Admits to Doing Hangover Movie Only to Get Drug Money!
Thank goodness hes clean now! Former Heavyweight champion Mike Tyson recently admitted on an ESPN radio show that the only reason he made a cameo appearance in the 2009 comedy film The Hangover was to fund his drug addiction.I was doing that to supply my drug habit. I thought this was going to be really good, [...]

Greenbrier Nursing and Rehab to host Backpack Bash
Greenbrier Nursing and Rehab Center will host a community event Saturday, the Back to School Backpack Bash, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Every first-grader in the Greenbrier School District is invited to receive a free backpack with school supplies. Backpacks geared for both male and female students contain pencils, a notebook, watercolor paint, glue sticks, crayons and a supply box.

Kelly Osbourne Denies Mom's Drug Fears
Kelly Osbourne has blasted reports her mother Sharon is worried she will sink back into drug addiction following her split from model Luke Worrall.

Lohse Roughed Up in Rehab Start
Kyle Lohse made his third rehab start Thursday night for the Springfield Cardinals, but it didn't go as well as Lohse had hoped. In five innings of work, Lohse allowed five runs on 12 hits. The Cardinals fell to Arkansas, 5-3.

Study: Drug control efforts have caused a drop in methamphetamine treatment admissions in Mexico
A study published today in the scientific journal Addiction shows that the Mexican government's recent efforts to control the manufacture of methamphetamine have caused a drop in methamphetamine treatment admissions in Mexico and in neighbouring Texas.

Drug centre manager jailed for fraud
A Christchurch man who stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from the drug rehabilitation centre he managed to feed his gambling addiction was today jailed for three years four months.

Bank robbery suspect: I owe thousands to drug dealers
A Livingston man told a federal agent that he robbed a bank to cover thousands of dollars he owed to drug dealers who supplied his heroin addiction, according the agent's affidavit filed in federal court last week.

Last Modified: 08/2010