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Addiction Recovery News 01/2011




Rehab television shows: intervention or exploitation?
VH1's 'Celebrity Rehab' and A&E's 'Intervention' series are causing some professionals in the rehab field to worry that such programs about addiction are exploiting patients at their most vulnerable. Leif Garrett didn't want to go to rehab — or at least not "Celebrity Rehab."

Given last chance, career thief takes it
In and out of jail all his life, a hustler and addict finally got a sentence that took: Rehab In and out of jail all his life, hustler and addict Kelly Christian Jr. finally got a sentence from a judge that took: Rehab.

'Celebrity Rehab' and other TV addiction shows walk the line between treatment and performance
What happens when you put addicted, attention-seeking actors and reality TV stars in front of cameras and tell them you're going to film their rehab? "We all knew we were on TV," said Jeff Conaway, who appeared in the first...

Newsmakers Entertainment: Lohan to check out of rehab; actress leaves ' Spider-Man ' musical
Newsmakers Entertainment: Lohan to check out of rehab; actress leaves ' Spider-Man ' musical

Residential drug rehab feeds hopes, tensions
Whether high-end or more modest, all rehab centers see a pattern of flare-ups and relapses.

Fevola reportedly in rehab after arrest
BRENDAN Fevola is said to have checked himself into a rehab clinic as his career hangs by a thread.

Troubled Fevola off to rehab
Player admitted to clinic to deal with his problems as Lions decide whether to dump him.

After rehab release, more uncertainty for Lohan
Lindsay Lohan is scheduled to be released from a rehab center Monday into another year of uncertainty.

After rehab release, more uncertainty for Lohan
Lindsay Lohan is scheduled to be released from a rehab centre Monday into another year of uncertainty.

After Rehab Release, More Uncertainty for Lohan
With release from rehab, more uncertainty _ and possibly recovery _ looms for Lindsay Lohan

After rehab release, more uncertainty for Lohan
Lohan remains under investigation for an alleged attack on a rehab worker at the Betty Ford Center and she could land back in jail for six months if charged with misdemeanor battery or another probation violation.

Rehab television shows: intervention or exploitation?
VH1's 'Celebrity Rehab' and A&E's 'Intervention' series are causing some professionals in the rehab field to worry that such programs about addiction are exploiting patients at their most vulnerable. Leif Garrett didn't want to go to rehab — or at least not "Celebrity Rehab."

Stroke victim denied rehab because she’s ‘too fat,’ daughter says
The daughter of a B.C. stroke victim says her mother has been denied rehabilitation at a publicly-funded hospital because the admitting doctor said she was “too fat.”

Rehab television shows: intervention or exploitation?
VH1's 'Celebrity Rehab' and A&E's 'Intervention' series are causing some professionals in the rehab field to worry that such programs about addiction are exploiting patients at their most vulnerable.

Rehab television shows: intervention or exploitation?
VH1's 'Celebrity Rehab' and A&E's 'Intervention' series are causing some professionals in the rehab field to worry that such programs about addiction are exploiting patients at their most vulnerable.

David Arquette Enters Rehab
Months after his split with Courteney Cox, David Arquette is ringing in the new year with a trip to rehab. The Scream franchise star has reportedly checked himself in to a rehab...

More uncertainty for Lohan after rehab release
Los Angeles -- Lindsay Lohan is scheduled to be released from a rehab center today into another year of uncertainty.

Lindsay Lohan Released From Rehab
Troubled star Lindsay Lohan quietly left the Betty Ford Center today, marking the end of a year that involved two stints in rehab and two trips to jail.

Salvia Study Holds Promise for Addiction
Johns Hopkins University publishes first study on humans of nature's most potent hallucinogen.

Lindsay Lohan Leaves Rehab
Mom Dina Lohan Confirms Actress Has Left the Betty Ford Center After Court-Mandated Rehab Stint

Lindsay Lohan Checks Out of Rehab
Lindsay Lohan has checked out of rehab, according to People . The 24-year-old was discharged from Betty Ford Center in Rancho Mirage, Calif., on Monday, the first day she was eligible to leave the facility. "It's a great day," mother Dina Lohan told E! Online . Michael Lohan: Lindsay to check out of rehab next week There was some initial confusion about whether Lohan had left the center... Read ...

Lindsay Lohan released from rehab
The actress has finished her 90-day court-ordered rehab stint. LOS ANGELES ( KTLA) -- Actress Lindsay Lohan is out of rehab after serving a court-ordered 90-day stint.

Maine plagued by painkiller habit
A growing epidemic of abuse is behind an addiction treatment rate that is eight times the national average.

Maine leads nation in number being treated for painkiller addiction
Maine leads the nation -- by far -- in the percentage of residents being treated for addiction to painkillers, according to new federal data covering 1998 to 2008.

UAE steps up efforts to combat drug trade and addiction
Abu Dhabi A national study to determine the magnitude of drug use in the country and the type of drugs that are taken is currently under way, a senior drug rehabilitation official said in the capital yesterday.

'Psychedelic' drug salvia shows promise against addiction
Washington, Jan 4 : Researchers at Johns Hopkins University Medical School are considering the therapeutic role of the drug Salvia, which usually causes an intense psychedelic experience.

David Arquette enters rehab
"Scream 4" star David Arquette has left his party-starting ways behind to kick 2011 off in an undisclosed rehab facility.

Rehab Announce Lack Of Luxury Tour
Rehab will be hitting the road again for the 2011 Lack Of Luxury Tour ( Read )

After latest rehab, more uncertainty for Lohan
Where's Lindsay Lohan?

Leif Garrett: 'Celeb Rehab' urged me to use drugs
According to 1970s heartthrob-turned-heroin-addict Leif Garrett, VH1’s “Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew” helped him get high before helping him get clean.

Leif Garrett: 'Celebrity Rehab' Producers Made Me Relapse
Leif Garrett claims in an interview that the producers of "Celebrity Rehab" encouraged him to relapse for dramatic purposes.

SMU: Addiction education programs at Share
The Share Alcohol and Drug Program is hosting a free education series starting next week on alcohol and drug addiction. The program is open to anyone and offers information for those who have an alcohol or drug problem, or for those concerned about their use.

Lindsay Lohan 'violated probation' in rehab bust-up; Justin Bieber wants to be the next Michael Jackson; Jane Fonda ...
Lindsay Lohan 'violated probation' in rehab bust-up; Justin Bieber wants to be the next Michael Jackson; Jane Fonda: 'I wasn't a good mother'

Drug Court a fresh start for graduates
BY CHRISTINA HABERSTROH Staff Writer NEW BRUNSWICK — Twenty participants in the Middlesex County Drug Court program were honored with a graduation ceremony recently in the Freeholder Meeting Room of the county administration building. Thiswas the fourth graduation since the intensive probationary and drug treatment program began in September 2004 as an alternative to incarceration for drug ...

Lindsay Lohan leaves Betty Ford Center after 40 days of treatment
Lindsay Lohan has left California's Betty Ford Center after 90 days of treatment for alcohol and drug addiction, E! News reported Monday.

Attorney: Lohan didn't do drugs at rehab
Lindsay Lohan's attorney insists the 24-year-old actress didn't drink alcohol or do drugs during her 90-day stint at the Betty Ford rehab center.

Vt. hospital discusses drug addiction
Drug addiction was the topic of discussion Wednesday at an ethics committee meeting at Central Vermont Medical Center.

Before rehab, a bloody nose
David Arquette went into rehab soon after partying so hard he busted his nose on the floor while trying to do "the worm" at a...

Idiotic TV becomes rehab-it forming
We're all addicts now. Drug addicts. Porn obsessives. Internet freaks. Geeks who compulsively touch fuzzy, stuffed bears. And the monkey of the week -- hoarders. They're not slobs! They're sick. Take it from Lindsay Lohan. Or David Arquette. Actor David Duchovny made men jealous by declaring a...

TV's rehab series: a help or an obstacle?
Leif Garrett didn't want to go to rehab -- or at least not "Celebrity Rehab." "I didn't want to have a camera stuck in my face while I was trying to kick," said Garrett, the 1970s teen idol once as famous for his singing and acting as his sun-kissed mane of blond hair.

Judge gives Stowe woman, 29, a choice and a challenge
WEST CHESTER — A 29-year-old Stowe woman whose adult life has been marked by drug addiction and petty crime was sentenced Wednesday for violating her probation on three Chester County Court cases, causing her to remain in Chester County Prison until late April, when she is expected to deliver her fourth child.

Lindsay Lohan's Post-Rehab Life: Room Service, Workouts & a Fender Bender
The actress denies she's looking for a new place away from Samantha Ronson

'The Worm' Leads to Rehab?
Think you've heard every reason a star went to rehab? Wait until you hear David Arquette's Celeb Rehab Grads

Stanford's Fraud Trial Delayed While He Gets Treatment for Drug Addiction
Texas financier R. Allen Stanford won’t go to trial on charges he led a $7 billion investment fraud until after he receives care for a prescription-drug addiction, a federal judge ruled.

Bailey staying focused during rehab
Bailey staying focused during rehab

Stanford’s Fraud Trial Delayed While He Gets Help for Addiction
Texas financier R. Allen Stanford won’t go to trial on charges he led a $7 billion investment fraud until after he receives care for a prescription-drug addiction, a federal judge ruled.

Judge gives Stowe woman, 29, a choice and a challenge
WEST CHESTER — A 29-year-old Stowe woman whose adult life has been marked by drug addiction and petty crime was sentenced Wednesday for violating her probation on three Chester County Court cases, causing her to remain in Chester County Prison until late April, when she is expected to deliver her fourth child.

1MALAYSIA CURE & CARE CLINICS RECEIVE INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION
PUTRAJAYA, Jan 7 (Bernama) -- The 1Malaysia Cure and Care Clinics for drug addiction treatment and rehabilitation which use a new approach, have received recognition from various international organisations.

1Malaysia Cure & Care Clinics get international recognition
PUTRAJAYA: The 1Malaysia Cure and Care Clinics for drug addiction treatment and rehabilitation which use a new approach have received recognition from various international organisations.

Drug-addicted Stanford's fraud trial delayed
Texas financier Allen Stanford will not go to trial on charges that he led a $US7 billion investment fraud until after he receives care for a prescription-drug addiction.




Last Modified: 01/2011