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Addiction Recovery News 08/2011




Fergie - Fergie's Mixed Memories Of Addiction
Fergie admits her drug addiction could lead to both "brilliance and disaster". The Black Eyed Peas singer successfully fought a battle against a dependency on illicit substance crystal methamphetamine - known as crystal meth - and thinks the days of h...

Rehab may not have been the answer for Amy Winehouse says pastor
Christian expert on addiction and counselling thinks rehab may not have helped Amy Winehouse overcome her demons

Winehouse family hopes to set up drug rehab center
The family of Amy Winehouse is seeking political backing to set up a drug rehabilitation center in her name.

Rehab workers to stage 24-hour strike
On the southern tier, work is at a standstill at the Gowanda Rehabilitation Center.

Charlie Sheen Sending Brooke Mueller To Rehab
Charlie Sheen thinks his way of rehab is the best way -- so he's having his ex-wife Brooke Mueller go through the same treatments he recently did

Mitch Winehouse takes rehab case to UK parliament
LONDON (Reuters) - In the wake of singer Amy Winehouse's death, her father Mitch went to Westminster on Monday to press politicians to do more for young people needing help with drug and alcohol problems.

Charlie Sheen Flies Brooke Mueller Out of Mexico, Sends Her to His Rehab Docs
Charlie Sheen thinks his way of rehab is the best way, so he's having his ex-wife Brooke Mueller go through the same treatments he recently did, and he's picking up the tab. 

Who Succumbs to Addiction, and Who Is Left Unscathed?
Who can experiment uneventfully with drugs and who will be undone by them results from a complex interplay of genes, environment and psychology.

Who Succumbs to Addiction, and Who Is Left Unscathed?
Genes, environment and psychology affect who uses drugs uneventfully and who is undone by them.

Santana's next rehab outing likely pushed back
NEW YORK (AP) -- Johan Santana's next minor league rehab start is likely to be pushed back a day because the New York Mets ace didn't feel as strong as he would like during his latest side session.

Santana's second rehab start likely pushed back
NEW YORK (AP) -- Johan Santana's next minor league rehab start is likely to be pushed back a day because the New York Mets ace didn't feel as strong as he would like during his latest side session.

Rehab investment teams see little action in June
JUNE WAS a sluggish month for the Rehab Investment Race, with none of the five teams in the charity investment race seeing their investments move by more than 1 or 2 per cent.

Mets ace Santana likely to miss next rehab start
Johan Santana's next minor league rehab start is likely to be pushed back a day because the New York Mets ace didn't feel as strong as he would like during his latest side session.

Santana's next rehab outing likely pushed back
Johan Santana's next minor league rehab start is likely to be pushed back a day because the New York Mets ace didn't feel as strong as he would like during his latest side session. Santana pitched three scoreless innings Thursday for Class-A St. Lucie in his first rehab outing since shoulder surgery last September.

Inmate fought drug addiction while in jail
The family of a Columbia County Detention Center inmate who hanged himself believed he was safe in the jail.

AUDIO: Will Winehouse rehab centre really work?
Sarah Graham, consultant to the fledgling Amy Winehouse Foundation, explains the need for better rehab and a "place of safety" for those trying to escape drugs.

Johan Santana’s Next Rehab Outing Likely Pushed Back
Johan Santana's next minor league rehab start is likely to be pushed back a day because the New York Mets ace didn't feel as strong as he would like during his latest side session.

Who falls to addiction, and who is unscathed?
Genes, environment and psychology affect who uses drugs uneventfully and who is undone by them.

Brooke Mueller’s Amy fear
Brooke Mueller is determined to beat her drug addiction because she doesn’t want to end up dead “like Amy Winehouse”.

Pasco juveniles get crash course in drug addiction as part of court program
On Jan. 1, Circuit Judge Shawn Crane moved from presiding over criminal cases in West Pasco to a split assignment overseeing juvenile court and drug court.

Mets' Santana will skip rehab start, see doctor
Johan Santana will not make his next scheduled rehab start. Instead, he will visit a doctor on Thursday to examine "lingering" discomfort in his left shoulder, according to Sandy Alderson.

Rehab start nixed, Johan to have shoulder exam
Rehab start nixed, Johan to have shoulder exam

“It’s a fine-line between drug addiction and pain... I don’t know which one he had.”
“It’s a fine-line between drug addiction and pain... I don’t know which one he had.” By melinda Rogers The Salt Lake Tribune Published Aug 2, 2011 05:05PM MDT Family members of David Wirick, who died in 2006 after taking a fatal cocktail of painkillers, testified about the Ogden rocket scientist’s spiral into drug addiction on Tuesday, as prosecutors pointed to a Brigham City orthopedic surgeon ...

Rehab needs a fix
When a bereaved father made a public plea for more rehab clinics this week, he was probably unaware of the war of words that has engulfed the addictions debate over the past 10 years.

Widow of man who died from drug overdose testifies against prescribing doctor
Widow of man who died from drug overdose testifies against prescribing doctor By melinda Rogers The Salt Lake Tribune Published Aug 2, 2011 05:05PM MDT Family members of David Wirick, who died in 2006 after taking a fatal cocktail of painkillers, testified about the Ogden rocket scientist’s spiral into drug addiction on Tuesday, as prosecutors pointed to a Brigham City orthopedic surgeon as a ...

Is Charlie Sheen Paying for Ex-Wife's Rehab?
It seems, Charlie Sheen and Brooke Mueller may be reconciling. According to TMZ.com, last month, the former 'Two and a Half Men' star flew Mueller out of the Mexican rehab clinic where she was said to be seeking treatment and set her up with the same doctors who treated his addiction issues earlier this year. Sheen is reportedly footing the bill.

Mets ace Santana suffers rehab setback
New York Mets pitcher Johan Santana will not make his next rehab start in Port St. Lucie, Fla., Wednesday or Thursday, as the Mets had hoped he would.

Rio de Janeiro's crack cocaine treatment program controverial
Rio de Janeiro's experimental program aims to deal with Brazil's persistent problem of child homelessness and drug addiction. But critics say forcing minors into confinement is unconstitutional. The girl, dazed, disheveled and appearing no older than 12, realized very quickly that she had chosen the wrong time to cross the train tracks running through a favela in Rio de Janeiro.

Rehab Experts Launch New Treatment Plan for Those Battling Addiction
Private rehab clinic experts at Panacea Healthcare and Affinity Lodge change the way addiction is treated. New techniques create a different treatment model transforming drug and alcohol addiction.(PRWEB UK) 4 August 2011 Rehab meets retreat with Affinity Lodge’s new stress relief treatment program focusing on the treatment of addiction disorders. ...

Amy Winehouse's Last Song Set to Help Fight Drug Addiction
Amy Winehouse's voice is being put to good use, even after her unfortunate death. The singer, who was found dead in her London home last month, has new music she recorded...

Amy Winehouse's Last Song Set to Help Fight Drug Addiction
Amy Winehouse's voice is being put to good use, even after her unfortunate death. The singer, who was found dead in her London home last month, has new music she recorded...

Victim in Monday shooting had canceled meeting, pastor says
“He was in recovery and had been struggling with addiction,” O’Brien said. He wonders if Rhoden’s addiction is what led him to that street corner Monday night.

Morneau to begin rehab at Rochester
With Delmon Yong back in left field, and Ben Revere on the bench, Joe Mauer will be batting second for the Twins tonight in the series finale against the Angels.

New methadone clinic discussed - Fri, 05 Aug 2011 PST
Hundreds of people across Eastern Washington need urgent help to fight drug addiction, according to state health officials, and a California company with a sterling record of substance abuse treatment in Western Washington is poised to open a Spokane Valley methadone clinic in October. It would be the second methadone clinic in the county. WCHS Inc., a division of CRC Health Group, said during a ...

An Anatomy of Addiction: When Two Brilliant Minds Met a "Miracle Drug"
As a revelatory new book reveals, the first people to use large quantities of cocaine were doctors -- doctors like Sigmund Freud, the creator of psychoanalysis, and William Halsted, a pioneer of modern surgery

A-Rod increases rehab workout intensity (AP)
Alex Rodriguez has increased the intensity of his infield drills. The Yankees third baseman took grounders on the infield dirt for the first time since having right knee surgery on July 14. He also doubled his swing total in tee and soft toss sessions during the second day of work at the Yankees' minor league complex.

Drug rehab clinic opening soon in Columbia County shopping center
Starting Monday, a new drug rehab clinic will be opening its doors in Columbia County. Nearby business owners say it's a bad move.

Rangers' Gentry begins rehab assignment
Texas Rangers outfielder Craig Gentry, currently on the 7-day concussion disabled list, was assigned to Triple-A Round Rock on Friday for an injury rehabilitation assignment. Gentry went on the short-term DL on July 28 and is currently eligible to be reinstated. He was injured in a game against Toronto on July 24 when his neck struck the hip of Blue Jays second baseman Aaron Hill on a slide into ...

Hometownstations.com-WLIO- Lima, OH News Weather SportsHancock County officials creates database to tackle drug ...
Hancock County officials are tackling drug addiction through numbers and data. The alcohol, drug addiction and mental health services board is developing a database on drug activity in the community.

Charlie Sheen Sending Brooke Mueller To Rehab
Charlie Sheen thinks his way of rehab is the best way -- so he's having his ex-wife Brooke Mueller go through the same treatments he recently did

DMX Talks About Bipolar Disorder, Drug Addiction
The troubled rapper claims he is "not the person the media portrays." DMX took another step toward rehabilitation this week by opening up for the first time on his deepest personal struggles.

Nationals' Stephen Strasburg Readies for His First Rehab Start (Denver)
Adam Kilgore The Associated Press (c) 2011, The Washington Post DENVER — When he stood on the mound in a minor league stadium last year for the first time since Tommy John surgery, Jordan Zimmermann looked around and saw 500, maybe 600 fans. He had pitched in the majors, and so that should not have meant anything to Zimmermann. But it did. The first thing he noticed ...

Nationals’ Stephen Strasburg readies for his first rehab start
DENVER — When he stood on the mound in a minor league stadium last year for the first time since Tommy John surgery, Jordan Zimmermann looked around and saw 500, maybe 600 fans. He had pitched in the majors, and so that should not have meant anything to Zimmermann. But it did. The first thing he noticed was the people. “You didn’t hear the crickets like you could in Florida,” Zimmermann said ...

Leroux begins rehab stint
MLB.com reports Pirates RP Chris Leroux , on the 15-day disabled list, began his rehab assignment with Triple-A Indianapolis on Thursday. Leroux has been out since July 29 due to a left calf strain.

With Strasburg set to make 1st rehab start, Nats' Tommy John survivors tell their tales
DENVER — Ryan Mattheus climbed the mound with more energy pulsing through him than almost any other time in his career. Jordan Zimmermann prayed that he wouldn't "walk the world." Sean Burnett thought about the long road he'd traversed to get to that point and Todd Coffey reminded himself not to ...

Alcohol and Drug Addiction Happens in the Best of Families ...and it Hurts!
Alcohol and Drug Abuse Hurts Everyone in the Family Dependence on alcohol and drugs is our most serious national public health problem.

Nationals' Strasburg: 4Ks in 1st rehab start
Stephen Strasburg spent the last 11 months doing more than just rehabilitating his elbow. He spent it getting himself in better shape.

Nationals' Strasburg: 4Ks in 1st rehab start
Stephen Strasburg spent the last 11 months doing more than just rehabilitating his elbow. He spent it getting himself in better shape. If anything, that should make him an even more powerful pitcher than he was as a rookie, a daunting prospect for National League hitters in years to come. The Washington Nationals' most prized possession was on target and up to speed Sunday in his first rehab...

Hackensack churches come together to address drug addiction
Hundreds gathered in the south end of Hackensack to hear about the perils of drugs and alcohol addiction, and places to seek help. Several city churches sponsored CityServe, featuring songs from local performers with religious messages and testimony from those who have overcome addictions.

Indians OF Shin-Soo Choo will begin rehab assignment for Class A Lake County on Monday
ARLINGTON, Texas — Cleveland Indians outfielder Shin-Soo Choo will begin a rehab assignment with Class A Lake County of the Midwest League on Monday, the next step in his return from a broken left thumb. Choo was examined on Saturday by team medical personnel in Cleveland, and he was cleared to start playing again. Choo has been on the disabled list since June 25. He’s been taking batting ...




Last Modified: 08/2011