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Addiction Recovery News 10/2010




Christopher Kennedy Lawford talks about drug and alcohol addiction
Christopher Kennedy Lawford was in Jackson to talk about his battle with drug and alcohol addiction Tuesday night.

Karo Parisyan Addresses Drug Addiction Rumors Tonight on HDNet's Inside MMA
Karo Parisyan was one of the top welterweights in the world before being cut from the UFC amid rumors of a painkiller addiction. After a one year absence from the octagon, Parisyan is set to make his return at UFC 123 on November 20. Â This Friday on "Inside MMA," Parisyan clears the air about his rumored drug addiction and talks about his return to the UFC.

Singer Mario's assault arrest linked to mom's drug addiction, lawyer says
(CNN) -- The arrest of R&B singer Mario for allegedly assaulted his mother was "an unfortunate incident between a loving son and a mother who continues to struggle with a devastating addiction," his lawyer said Saturday.

Lawyer: Singer Mario's assault arrest linked to mom's drug addiction
The arrest of R&B singer Mario for allegedly assaulting his mother was "an unfortunate incident between a loving son and a mother who continues to struggle with a devastating addiction," his lawyer said Saturday.

Was Mario's Mom-Abuse Arrest Due to Her Drug Problems?
Following Mario's arrest, an attorney for the R&B singer is linking the alleged altercation with his mother to her purported drug addiction. The 24-year-old Dancing with...

Rehab, tans and tweets
When Lisa Birnbach launched "The Official Preppy Handbook" in 1980, preppies were only those who went to the right schools or were to the WASP manner born. Her book shared their subculture secrets: their footwear, propensity for frayed cuffs and recipe for Bloodies. The prep code was cracked.

Texas Rangers' Josh Hamilton finds strength after misstep in recovery from drug, alcohol addiction
Though his relapse only lasted one night, it held critical lessons for him, his family, and his team. The result was a change in how Hamilton, 29, handles his own life and how he is handled by others, even as he helps lead the Rangers into the playoffs for the first time in 11 years.

Rising star: Nichole Wilson, rehab head honcho
An ankle injury in high school helped pave Nichole Wilson's career path. Wilson, now the director of rehab and sports medicine at Community Hospital Network, failed to follow her doctor's orders and later found herself needing ankle reconstruction surgery.

Navy offers sailors online help to quit addictions
By Steve Szkotak RICHMOND The Navy is teaming up with a highly regarded addiction treatment center to provide Web-based support for thousands of sailors, their families and retired personnel struggling with alcohol and drug abuse.

Breakthrough in Britain's war on drugs and crime
The long battle to break the link between drug addiction and criminal behaviour is being won, a ground-breaking study into the long-term success rates of treatment programmes suggests. Nearly a half of all addicts who participated in drug courses in 2005 have been found to be free from addiction and no longer committing crime four years after leaving treatment. For those with cannabis or cocaine ...

Mario's Assault Arrest Caused By His Mom's Drug Addiction, Says Lawyer
Singer Mario 's arrest on suspicion of assaulting his mother Friday morning was an "unfortunate incident between a loving son" and a drug-addicted mom, the singer's lawyer is claiming. Hassan Murphy told CNN that Mario's mother Shawnita Hardaway continues "to struggle with a devastating addiction," and the confrontation between the two revolved around her drug use. "Anyone who has waged the ...

Drug rehab centre Raya open house
MALACCA: For a 15-year-old inmate of the drug rehabilitation centre Puspen (Pusat Pemulihan Narkotik) at Tiang Dua here, nothing is more saddening than spending Hari Raya without his family.

Facebook Rehab Targets Cyber Junkies
Psychologists say Facebook replicates a drug-like high that could lead to emotional distress.

Lindsay Lohan 's rehab tab
Bill Zwecker: In talking to a longtime friend closely associated with the Betty Ford Clinic in Rancho Mirage, Calif., I've learned that while Lindsay Lohan has been ''doing everything she should be doing -- so far'' at the famed addiction rehab facility, ''she has been a bit stand-offish with other patients and staff.

Rehab is better than ban: player unions
The player unions representing soccer and cricket in England have called for recreational drugs to be removed from the WADA's prohibited list.

Doctors fueled US starlet's drug addiction, court hears
LOS ANGELES – Two doctors helped supply troubled US starlet Anna Nicole Smith with powerful prescription drugs to feed her addiction ahead of her death in 2007, a US court was told Monday.

Doctors fueled US starlet's drug addiction
Two doctors helped supply troubled US starlet Anna Nicole Smith with powerful prescription drugs to feed her addiction ahead of her death in 2007, a US court was told.

Doctors fuelled Anna Nicole Smith's drug addiction: court
Two doctors helped supply Anna Nicole Smith with powerful prescription drugs to feed her addiction ahead of her death in 2007, a court has been told.

Rehab patient nabbed after fleeing facility, frightening woman
DAPHNE, Ala. — The Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office has arrested Jerry Darby for third-degree escape and second-degree burglary. Tuesday at approximately 8:45 a.m., Jerry Darby, a 32-year-old white male, who was a court-ordered patient at The Shoulder treatment facility in Daphne, fled from Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office corrections officers who went to arrest him per judge’s orders.

Doctors fueled Anna Nicole Smith's drug addiction
LOS ANGELES, Oct 4, 2010 (AFP) - Two doctors helped supply troubled US starlet Anna Nicole Smith with powerful prescription drugs to feed her addiction ahead of her death in 2007, a US court was told Monday.

$3.9M grant for work on anti-addiction drug
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - The National Institute on Drug Abuse gives a Louisiana researcher $3.9 million to keep working on a potential drug to treat cocaine addiction, and to begin tests on people.

Local Author Writes Prose on Addiction
A local man had his first book signing Monday night at the Lemon Grove café in Youngstown. Timothy Thomas has been writing and performing poetry here and in Columbus for the last 20 years. He calls his newly published book "Bad Road", an autobiographical fiction telling the story of bad choices, drug addiction, love, and recovery. Thomas is a recovering alcoholic and addict and hopes his story ...

$9M building rehab for SQBGC
Next year will be a big year for the South Queens Boys & Girls Club (SQBGC).

Union Station on track for $40 million rehab
Air conditioning, more seating among planned amenities Its Corinthian columns help make Chicago Union Station an imposing landmark. But passengers often go away remembering how sweltering it gets inside the train depot's Great Hall as well as the serious shortage of places to sit down, from waiting-room chairs to toilets.

UK makes gains in fight against drugs and crime
The long battle to break the link between drug addiction and criminal behaviour is being won, a ground-breaking study into the long-term success rates of treatment programmes suggests.Nearly half of all addicts who participated...

Rehab next for Chicago Bulls' Carlos Boozer after hand surgery
Rehab is next for the Chicago Bulls' Carlos Boozer after he underwent hand surgery.

Defense starts closing arguments in Anna Nicole Smith trial
Doctors prescribed 2,360 pills to Anna Nicole Smith in the month before her death, a number that prosecutors told jurors Tuesday was evidence of a conspiracy to feed her drug addiction.

Judge: Anna Nicole jury may 'tune out'
The judge in the Anna Nicole Smith drug trial warned prosecutors to wrap up their closing arguments on Tuesday or the jurors might "tune out." Smith's former boyfriend and doctors are accused of supplying drugs to an addict.

Rehab company contracts with Whitfield
The state mental hospital at Whitfield has contracted with Mid South Rehab Services to provide on campus physical therapists, physical therapy assistants, occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants to residents in the hospital and Jaquith Nursing Home.

Wolves' rehab patient practices patience
The Timberwolves conclude their fleeting European excursion Wednesday knowing that, whatever happens together the rest of this season, they'll always have Paris.

One man dead at Ellenville rehab center, police searching for suspect
ELLENVILLE -- Teams of police are looking for a 24-year-old man who they say killed a staff member Wednesday morning at a drug and alcohol rehab center near Ellenville.

EXCLUSIVE: Michael Lohan Says Plans For Rehab Center Proceeding; 'Will Only Treat Women'
Michael Lohan is finalizing the details on his new rehab center, and he's sharing them only with RadarOnline.com. Lindsay's dad revealed that the new facility will be located in Pasadena, California. Interestingly enough, that's where the Pasadena Recovery Center, the hospital which hosts Dr. Drew's Celebrity Rehab , is also located. PHOTOS: Stars Who Have Worn SCRAM Bracelets "The rehab will ...

Man City boss Mancini insists Balotelli rehab on track
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$9M building rehab for SQBGC
Next year will be a big year for the South Queens Boys & Girls Club (SQBGC).

Rehab center homicide suspect arraigned on murder charge
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Lindsay Lohan's dad to open rehab centre
Lindsay Lohan's dad Michael has announced plans to open a religious, women's only rehab centre

Lindsay Lohan -- No Time Limit for Rehab
Filed under: Lindsay Lohan , Celebrity Justice Lindsay Lohan will definitely be in rehab at least until her court appearance later this month -- but how long she stays after that will probably be determined by the judge. Sources tell us ... the plan is for Lindsay to stay in rehab at least until her… Read more

Michael Lohan opening female rehab
Michael Lohan is planning to open a woman-only rehab centre.

Drug addiction debate
The Earl of Sandwich has led a short debate on addiction to prescribed drugs such as benzodiazepines.

Drug Free Alton: Federal Grant To Prevent Addiction
Alton, Illinois received a six-figure grant from the White House for the "Drug-Free Alton" Coalition. Is six figures enough to fight a community drug problem? Alton says yes.

Lindsay Lohan rehab time: No limit
Rehab Or Jail For Lohan? Lindsay Lohan will hopefully get the help she needs this time, as she has no court-ordered time limit set for rehab at the Betty Ford Clinic. Lohan can stay as long as she needs, which we hope, is quite a while.

Cops arrest suspect in NY rehab center slaying
A man suspected of stabbing to death a security guard and wounding another employee at an upstate New York addiction rehabilitation center was arrested Wednesday evening after a short standoff in the Catskills, authorities said.

Melissa Gilbert speaks out to fight drug addiction
Melissa Gilbert has ditched her "Little House" sun bonnet for a virtual megaphone, joining newly re-branded The Partnership at Drugfree.org as celebrity spokeswoman.

Kicking the habit
A recent report conducted by the Youth Network for Combating Drug Addiction and Smoking has revealed that 69 per cent of people under the age of 35 believe taking drugs is harmful only over extended periods.

Lohan plans rehab centre?
Michael Lohan is planning to open a woman-only rehab centre. Michael – whose daughter Lindsay Lohan is currently receiving treatment for drug problems at the Betty Ford Clinic – wants to open an addiction treatment facility in Pasadena, California, and is in the process of finalising the details.

Craving a Cure: A Virtual Meth House Serves as Fodder for Addiction Studies
Virtual worlds offer millions of online visitors the chance to ride a dragon or build a fake real estate empire. Addiction researchers have discovered that these communities can also produce something very real--drug cravings--which may help scientists develop and test new treatments for substance abuse. Researchers have struggled for decades with the problem of reproducing so-called ...

Rehab cuts Lindsay Lohan's phone, e-mail, Twitter use
While in rehab at the Betty Ford Center, Lindsay Lohan is also getting therapy for her addiction to e-mail and Twitter. Sources tell us she...

GAUVIN: Teen drug addiction on Cape small part of larger problem
The Cape Cod Times ’ recent investigative series on teenage drug addiction on the peninsula may have elicited some sympathy for the addicted and their families because of their proximity to us.

Trial update 2 | Woman claims accused ‘saved’ her from drug addiction
A woman who was summoned to the witness stand, has claimed that the accused Norman Zammit had helped her and her husband kick their drug habit.

Memphis Bridge rehab continues into November
A project to make the major Memphis bridge over the Mississippi River able to withstand earthquakes will continue until mid-November.




Last Modified: 10/2010